First Time College Students

ADMISSIONS TESTING ALERT: Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Technical College System of Georgia colleges have suspended Accuplacer Next Generation Admissions test. The TCSG colleges are suspending the provisions of the attached Admission Procedure 6.2.1p that requires student testing and submission of official transcripts for purposes of admission. This change will be in effect for the upcoming Fall (August 2021 - January 2022), Spring (January 2022 - May 2022), and Summer (May 2022 - August 2022) semesters. Dates are subject to change. Augusta Technical College will continue to use reasonable measures to evaluate students' readiness for specific programs that are consistent with the academic standards.
This waiver does not apply to Dual Enrollment or Basic Law Enforcement Applicants.

Applying as a First Time College Student


  1. Submit the “Beginning Student” Application for Admissions.
  2. Take the ACCUPLACER placement test and/or turn in SAT, ACT, COMPASS, ASSET, or ACCUPLACER scores.
  3. Submit one of the following. All transcripts must be official and sealed. Augusta Technical College does not accept faxed transcripts.
    • High School or Homeschool transcript with graduation date. 
    • Offical transcript, or score report, reflecting the student has passed an examination the state recognizes as the equivalent of a high school diploma (e.g. GED).
  4. Submit proof of Georgia Residency / Verification of Lawful Presence in the United States.



Don't forget to visit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) website to complete your free application for financial aid! School Code: 005599


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