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Graduates of Unaccredited High School or Home School Program

If your home school program or high school is not accredited by one of the approved accreditation agencies listed at right, you are on the right web page.  If your program is accredited, please use the new freshman requirements and application procedures.

Requirements for All New Unaccredited Home School or High School Applicants

  • 16 or older before the first day of class.  Younger students may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • If you are transferring from a college you must also meet our transfer admission criteria.

Approved home-school and high school accrediting agencies

  • Georgia (or any other state's) Accrediting Commission
  • Georgia Private School Accrediting Commission
  • Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
  • New England Association of Schools and Colleges
  • North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Northwest Accreditation Commission 
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Western Association of Schools and Colleges

SAT/ACT Minimums

Associate Degree

  • Old SAT (National tests Administered prior to March, 2016)
    • Must have at least the average SAT combined critical reading and math SAT score for the previous fall semester freshman associate degree class. Fall 2015 = 950 combined
    • If SAT falls below 480 critical reading and 440 math, you must take the ACCUPLACER

                                                                      OR

  • New Redesigned SAT (National tests Administered on or after March, 2016)
    • Must have at least the average SAT combined reading and math SAT score for the previous fall semester freshman associate degree class. Fall 2015 = 1030 combined SAT
    • If SAT falls below 26 reading and 480 math, you must take the ACCUPLACER

                                                                      OR

  • ACT
    • Must have at least the average composite ACT score for the previous fall semester freshman associate degree class. Fall 2015 = 20 composite ACT.
    • If  ACT falls below 20 English and 18 math, you must take the ACCUPLACER

Bachelor's Degree

  • Old SAT (National tests Administered prior to March, 2016)
    • Must have at least the average SAT combined critical reading and math SAT score for the previous fall semester freshman bachelor's degree class. Fall 2015 = 1110 combined
    • SAT minimums of 480 critical reading and 440 math

                                                                      OR

  • New Redesigned SAT (National tests Administered on or after March, 2016)
    • Must have at least the average SAT combined reading and math SAT score for the previous fall semester freshman bachelor's degree class. Fall 2015 = 1180 combined SAT
    • SAT minimums of 26 reading and 480 math

                                                                      OR

  • ACT
    • Must have at least the average composite ACT score for the previous fall semester freshman bachelor's degree class. Fall 2015 = 24 composite ACT.
    • ACT minimums of 20 English and 18 math


                                                   

Required High School Curriculum

Associate Degree

  • Complete 17 (16 for students graduating 2011 or earlier) Required High School Curriculum (RHSC) units of high school course work. If you are missing a course, you may be considered for admission if you meet additional guidelines.
    • You may be considered for admission if you have a GED
    • at least 18 years old (exceptions for younger students may be considered)
    • meet all associate admissions requirements
    • high school graduating class graduated within 5 years of the start of your intended semester of enrollment.
  • You must submit a home school summary form  and portfoliothat demonstrates you are on track to complete your RHSC.
  • RHSC requirements can also be satisfied by obtaining the following scores on the SAT II subject test:English Writing - 520; World History - 540; Literature - 530; Biology - 480; Math 1C or IIC - 500; Chemistry - 540 - or Physics - 590; American History & Social Studies - 560.

Bachelor's Degree

  • Complete 17 (16 for students graduating 2011 or earlier) required high school curriculum (RHSC) units of high school course work.
  • You must submit  a home school summary form and portfolio that demonstrates you are on track to complete your RHSC, or SAT II Subject exam results. 
  • RHSC requirements can also be satisfied by obtaining the following scores on the SAT II subject test: English Literature - 613; United States History - 651; World History - 624; Mathematics Level 1 - 621; Mathematics Level 2 - 686; Biology(Ecological) - 626; Biology(Molecular)  - 655; Chemistry - 666; Physics - 667; Chinese with Listening - 759; French - 635; French with Listening - 654; German - 622; German with Listening - 624; Modern Hebrew -  620; Italian - 684; Japanese with Listening - 688; Korean with Listening - 767; Latin - 615; Spanish - 656; Spanish with Listening - 668

Selecting a Campus Location

  • Associate pathways are not offered on the Dahlonega campus.
  • If your primary campus is Gainesville, Cumming, or Oconee, please do not secure off-campus housing until after you have registered for New Student Orientation.
  • You may choose to start in an associate degree program on our Blue Ridge, Cumming, Gainesville or Oconee campus, or in a bachelor's degree program on any campus. However, bachelor's degrees can only be completed on the Dahlonega or Gainesville campuses. 
  • Not all degree programs are offered on all campuses. Please refer to the Degrees & Programs Listing to see which degrees are offered on which campus. You may need to take classes on other campuses or internally transfer to another campus to complete your degree.
  • You are not guaranteed a class schedule at particular times or locations.

Application Deadlines for All New Freshman Applicants

  • Spring semester (begins in January): November 1 (All deadlines are at close of business) 
  • Fall & Summer semesters:
    • Associate degree
      • Priority deadline: March 15 (All deadlines are at close of business) 
      • If capacity is not met deadline: July 1 (All deadlines are at close of business) 
    • Bachelor's degree
      • Early action: November 15 (All deadlines are at close of business) 
      • Regular admission deadline: February 15 (All deadlines are at close of business) 

Programs with Additional Requirements

Some bachelor's degree programs have additional requirements that you must complete before you can enroll in that major.  Examples include Teacher Education, Athletic Training, Exercise Science, and Nursing.  Please contact the academic department of your desired major to determine whether there are additional requirements. Admission to UNG doesn't guarantee you admission to a specific major.

Applying to UNG

Application Process
Apply for admission online: GAFutures. If you cannot apply online, download a paper application. All applicants (online and paper) will pay a non-refundable $30 application fee.
Submit homeschool summary form. If you enroll in any college, ask the college to submit an official transcript
Submit official SAT and or ACT scores through The College Board or ACT
Submit to us your verification of lawful presence documentation if you wish to pay in-state tuition.
Check your application status to ensure we have received all required documents to evaluate your application.

Mailing Documents

Mail Documents for associate or bachelor's degree to:

University of North Georgia
Admissions Imaging Center
PO Box 1358
Gainesville, GA 30503-1358

Need Assistance?

E-MailPhone
Blue Ridge Campus admissions-blu@ung.edu 706-946-5462
Cumming Campus admissions-cmg@ung.edu 706-864-1800
Dahlonega Campus admissions-dah@ung.edu 706-864-1800
Gainesville Campus admissions-gvl@ung.edu 678-717-3641
Oconee Campus admissions-ocn@ung.edu 678-717-3641

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