Admissions Process

2024 Schedule

Admissions Process Step by Step


Step 1: Start your application

  • Apply for admissions by clicking the “Apply Now” button in the top right-hand corner.

Step 2: Application Fee

  • When you are prepared to “Submit” your completed application, you can use a debit/credit card to pay the non-refundable $35 application fee online.

Step 3: Submit Transcripts

  • High School Students:
    • You need to submit your current official high school transcripts if you are still in high school and upon graduating send the final transcript to the admissions office.
  • Transfer Students:
    • You need to submit your official high school and college transcript to the admissions office.
  • Home Schooled Students:
    • If you are a home schooled student, you should provide the following supporting documentation to the Office of Admissions to complete your application for admission:
      • Combined SAT scores (Critical Reading/Math) of 920 or ACT Composite score of 19
      • A list of all completed coursework
      • A bibliography of textbooks and assigned readings used
      • A writing sample
      • Official GED Transcript

Step 4: Submit your Standardized Test Scores (SAT/ACT Scores)

  • Submit your standardized test scores to the admissions office in order to be able to register for classes. If your scores do not meet certain standards, you will be notified that you have to take the Accuplacer test.

Step 5: Complete FAFSA Application

  • Log on to www.fafsa.ed.govto complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2022-23 school year.
  • Use school financial aid code: 001571

Step 6: Complete your Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant (GTEG) (Georgia Residents Only)

  • Login to Georgia Futures at to complete the Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant (GTEG).

Step 7: Verify Status of your FAFSA Application

  • Once your FAFSA has been successfully submitted and received by the school (generally 5-7 business days), you may be selected for verification. Log in to to find out if you need to complete the verification process of your FAFSA.

Step 8: Put your Financial Plan in Place

  • Once your FAFSA has been awarded a dollar amount, contact financial aid to put your payment in place for the upcoming term.

Step 9: Take Placement Test

  • GMC requires that most first-time freshman and some transfer students take a placement test to ensure proper placement into college coursework.  For more information on placement tests and preparing for them, please click here.  Students who do not score high enough on the placement tests will be required to take remedial courses.  Please take the time to prepare for your test.
  • If you have never attended college – If you have the following test scores, you are exempt from placement testing:
    • SAT Critical Reading score of 480 or greater within five years from date of application
    • New SAT (after March 2016) Reading score of 26 or greater within five years from date of application
    • ACT English score of 20 or greater within five years from date of application
    • SAT mathematics score of 440 or greater within five years from date of application
    • New SAT (after March 2016) Math score of 24 or greater within five years from date of application
    • ACT mathematics score of 18 or greater within five years from date of application
  • If you are transferring from another college – If you have English 101 and Math 109 (or equivalent) at you previous institution, you may be exempt from placement testing.

Step 10: Health Requirements

  • As a cadet, you are required to provide certain medical documentation to include your medical history, a completed physical examination and immunizations to live on campus. Go to the link below and complete the required medical documents as required for all cadets.GMC Medical Record Requirements
  • Those who have completed U.S. Basic Training and/or Advanced Individual Training (AIT) or have complete MEPS or DODMERB physical though Army ROTC/USCGA may provide copies of the DD Form 214 and enlistment contract with all attachments if available.
  • Bring a copy of all documents with you upon arrival at Baugh Barracks on move in day.∗∗NOTE∗∗ Based on the specific cadet program you are applying for, there may be different medical documentation requirements, so be sure to review the complete document and follow the instructions provided. If you have questions, please contact the GMC Office of Admissions or GMC Health Services.

Step 11: Schedule a tour

Step 12: Register for Class

  • You must complete all previous step successfully to register for classes as a cadet.  Once you have done so and have your financial plan in place contact the registration office at 478-387-4958/4959 to register for classes as a cadet.

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