The student must meet all requirements for admission. Students not meeting one or more of the requirements will not be admissible to participate in the program.
- Create an account on GAFutures.org
- Complete a GAFutures CSU Undergraduate Admission Application and select Dual Enrollment to avoid payment
- Submit a Certificate of Immunization
- GPA Requirement: 3.0 in your core courses on a 4.0 scale.
- *Test Scores: Students may take either the ACT or SAT or ACCUPLACER. The following
minimum scores are required:
- ACT Requirement: 17 English and 17 Math with a composite score of 20.
- SAT Requirement: The minimum SAT score total must be equal to 1050 (combining the Evidence-Based Reading/Writing and Math). With a minimum 480 Evidence-Based Reading/Writing and 440 Math.
- ACCUPLACER Exam Reading: 237, Math: 258 and WritePlacer: 4
- Official transcripts from public/private high school
- Signed Dual Enrollment Participation Agreement must be completed and signed by the student, parent/guardian, and high school counselor. Once the form is completed it must be mailed or dropped by the Admission Office. (This document is a part of the admission decision.)
Due to the suspension of all in-person SAT, ACT and ACCUPLACER testing opportunities, Columbus State University has also made the decision to waive testing requirements for Dual Enrollment students applying for the Spring, Summer and Fall 2021 semesters. Students must meet the following requirements:
- Be on-track for completing all high school graduation requirements and the USG's Required High School Curriculum (RHSC).
- Have at least a 3.0 High School GPA calculated on the RHSC courses completed.
- Successfully completed two units of English. (480 EBRW SAT, 17 English ACT, or 17 Reading ACT can waive this requirement)
- Successfully completed Algebra II or the equivalent. (440 Math SAT or 17 Math ACT can waive this requirement)
Program requirements for 10th Graders
Students in the 10th-grade must have a 3.7 core GPA, 1200 on the SAT or 26 on the ACT (in a single national test administration)
Talk to your high school counselor about the classes you want to take. Courses must be selected from the approved Dual Enrollment Course Directory. Coursework taken under the Dual enrollment Program does not count against HOPE Scholarship hours.