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    Notice to Applicants

    Please carefully read the information below before beginning your application:

    Priority Application Deadlines

    These dates are for priority consideration. Applications will be available after these dates; however, decisions are based on the student's ability to submit all required documents at least one week prior to the first day of classes. International applicants must submit materials 30 days prior to the standard deadline.
    • Spring Semester: December 1
    • Spring (Mini) Semester: March 1
    • Summer Semester: April 1
    • Fall Semester: August 1
    • Fall (Mini) Semester: October 1

    The Admissions Process

    • Complete the Application for Admission: Please complete the entire online application. The information you provide is critical in allowing Georgia Southern University to communicate with you and evaluate your potential as a student. To learn more about each student type and the requirements and supplemental items needed, visit our Future Students website.
    • Pay the Application Fee: Pay the $30 application fee after submitting your application. You can also upload a valid fee waiver. Please note, all application fees are non-refundable, regardless of admission decision. (Dual Enrollment and Former Student applicants are not required to pay the application fee.)
    • Check Your Application Status: Please check your status 3 business days after submitting your application at This page contains live information about your admission status, including a checklist of missing documents needed for your decision.

    Secondary Admit Programs

    The following programs at Georgia Southern University require secondary admission. This means that you can be admitted to the University but will have to apply to the specific program after you are enrolled. Each program has different admission criteria, and you should refer to the program website or speak with your academic advisor at SOAR to learn more. If you choose one of these programs on your undergraduate Application for Admission, you will initially be assigned to a different major with closely matched coursework.

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