Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 > International Undergraduate Student Admissions
Students from countries other than the United States who intend to be in F-1 or J-1 student visa status must apply for admission through Georgia College's International Education Center. Prospective students may download admissions materials from the International Center website at www.gcsu.edu/international, telephone (478) 445-4789, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or write International Admissions, Campus Box 49, Georgia College, Milledgeville, GA 31061 USA. At the time of application, prospective international students may apply for the International Student Scholarship, which is equivalent to a waiver of half or all of out-of-state tuition fees. Selection is based upon academic scholarship, extracurricular activity, and financial need.
The following regulations apply:
NOTE: International students whose TOEFL score is 500 (PBT)/61 (IBT) or above but below 550 (PBT)/79 (IBT) or whose IELTS score is 6.0 or above but below 6.5 are required to take ESLG 1001 (Introduction to American Language and Culture) during their first semester.
If international students receive a grade of D or F in ESLG 1001 they will be required to repeat ESLG 1001 in the following semester. Other undergraduate or graduate international students who need additional English or American cultural support are encouraged to take ESLG 1001
ESLG 1001 is an enrichment rather than remedial class.
Other appropriate documents supporting English proficiency as determined by the International Admissions Committee at Georgia College.
International applicants must present evidence of adequate and assured financial resources for the entire time the student will attend GC (complete the GC Declaration of Finances form).
International students must meet College Preparatory Curriculum requirements if they graduated from a high school located inside the United States or inside the jurisdiction of the United States educational system.
Upon admission and subsequent enrollment, international students are required to join and pay for the GC International Student Health Insurance Plan.
The following guidelines apply to students whose native language is other than English and who have chosen majors that require foreign language study:
International Exchange Students