Admissions Requirements

Georgia Military College, is dedicated to helping you be as successful as you can possibly be. Whether you enroll as a commuter student or as a cadet, you will find a program that fits your needs and life goals. Below you will find helpful information that will aid and assist you in deciding which student type is right for you. As always feel free to Email Our Admissions Office or call us at 1-800-342-0413, ext. 4846 with any questions you may have.
Commuter Students make up the largest segment of our student body and do not participate in our military programs nor wear uniforms. As a Commuter Student at GMC, you will have a college experience comparable to what you might expect to find on another college campus. Commuter Students find the wide selection of day and night courses convenient to meet even the most stringent of schedules.

GMC offers the opportunity for the following degrees: Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Applied Science.


First-time Freshmen

Transfer Students

Transient Students

Additional Requirements for Applicants to State Service Scholarship and Early Commissioning Cadet Programs

State Service ROTC

There is a separate application process for applying to the Army ROTC Early Commissioning Program, so contact the Army ROTC Department in order to apply. 

Early Commissioning Program ROTC

First-time Freshmen - Students who have never attended a college must furnish GMC the following:

  • A completed application with the non-refundable application fee of $35.00.
  • An official copy of the high school transcript showing date of graduation or official copy of equivalency certificate based upon General Educational Development (GED) scores.
  • Home-schooled student applicants must submit a combined SAT score of 1000 (Critical Reading and Math portion only) or ACT composite score of 19 in addition to a transcript reflecting the course work completed, an abbreviated bibliography of textbooks and/or assigned readings and a writing sample.

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Transfer Students - Students who have attended any other college must furnish GMC the following:

  • A completed application with the non-refundable application fee of $35.00.
  • An official transcript sent directly from each and every college, technical school or university previously attendeded.
  • Official documents for service schools, College Level Examination Program (CLEP) General Subjects examinations, USAFI/DANTES (Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support) examinations, etc.
  • Transfer applicants who have completed fewer than 10-quarter hours of regular college level work must also meet all requirements for freshman admission.
  • It is recommended that transfer students wishing to use financial aid resources while enrolled at GMC submit an official high school transcript regardless of the number of hours previously earned.

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Transient Students - Students attending another college but planning to enroll in one or more courses for one quarter must furnish GMC the following:

  • A completed application with non-refundable application fee of $35.00.
  • A transient permission letter or copy of Serviceman's Opportunity College (SOC) agreement from parent institution and, for veterans only, proof of enrollment certification from parent college.

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In addition to requirements for freshman or transfer admission, applicants for the State Service Scholarship must also meet the following requirements:

State Service Scholarship ROTC:

  • Nominated by their state legislator
  • Resident of Georgia
  • Minimum 2.5 high school GPA
  • Minimum combined critical reading and math SAT of 800 or ACT Composite of 17
  • Meet Georgia Army National Guard mental and physical standards
  • Agree to serve as an enlisted member of the Georgia National Guard
  • Be accepted for admission by GMC
  • Participate in the Army ROTC Program at GMC

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In addition to requirements for freshman or transfer admission, applicants for the Early Commissioning Program must also meet the following requirements:

Early Commissioning Program ROTC:

  • Be a US Citizen
  • Earn a High School Diploma with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • A combined SAT critical reading and math score of 930 or composite ACT score of 17
  • Meet height and weight standards for entrance into Advanced ROTC program
  • Pass a standard Army Physical Examination
  • Have one of the following levels of military knowledge:
  • Complete the Leaders Training Course at Ft. Knox, KY prior to enrollment at GMC.
  • Complete Basic Training and/or AIT though Active or Reserve component training.

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