Dual Enrolled Tigers
The dual enrollment program is designed for high school juniors and seniors who wish to enter college on a part-time or full time basis and earn college credit while they complete their junior and/or senior year of high school. You must have prior approval from your parents and high school counselor or principal. The student must earn a minimum of 1060 total (Critical Reading and Math Scores only) on the SAT or 23 ACT composite. The requirements for enrollment in college level English and Math is a minimum of 530 Verbal/Critical Reading SAT or 23 ACT English and 530 Math SAT or 24 Math ACT. The applicant must have a 3.0 or higher high school grade point average and permission from High School guidance counselor.
ACCEL- HOPE Program
The ACCEL Program is for students classified as high school juniors and seniors at accredited public or private high schools in the state of Georgia, and is operated in all school terms except summer. The program allows students to pursue postsecondary study at Savannah State University, while receiving dual high school and college credit for courses successfully completed. This is a tuition payment program only; the applicant must meet the admissions requirements for Joint Enrollment or Early Enrolled student. Courses pursued by students under this program must come from the approved course directory found at www.gsfc.org which is supplied to high school counselors in the state. Courses are available only in the areas of the core graduation requirements for college preparatory students: English; Mathematics; Social Studies; Science; Foreign Language. At Savannah State University the ACCEL program pays for tuition, mandatory fees and provides participating students with a book allowance, in keeping with the benefits provided by the HOPE Program. Transportation and other expenses are the responsibility of the student, including tuition and other expenses for non-core courses, if any are taken. Credit hours paid by the ACCEL Program for the student will count towards the limit of postsecondary hours paid for by the HOPE (Helping Outstanding Pupils Educationally) Program. Additional requirements or restrictions for participating in this program may be imposed by the high school.
- A free complete Application for Admission online at gacollege411.com.
- A complete Certificate of Immunization is required for some Georgia residents and anyone residing outside of the state of Georgia. Check the incomplete documents list on your application status to see if you need to submit a Certificate of Immunization. This form need to be submitted:
Harris-McDew Student Health Center
3219 College Street, Box 20448
Savannah, Georgia 31404
- Verification of Lawful Presence
In accordance with Board of Regents Policy 4.3.4, all applicants who are accepted for admission or readmission to Savannah State University and who seek to be classified as in-state for tuition purposes, will be required to provide validation of residency and lawful presence in both the State of Georgia and the United States. Acceptance to Savannah State University may be delayed until lawful presence is verified.
The U.S. Department of Education will automatically validate the lawful presence of any student who completes a FAFSA application; therefore, if you are applying for financial aid it will not be necessary for Savannah State University to perform additional verification of your residency status. Otherwise, you will be required to submit one of the following documents to the Office of Admissions:
- Certified U.S. Birth Certificate (no photocopies)
- Consular Report of Birth Abroad (FS-240)
- Current U.S. Passport
- GA Driver's License (issued after 1/1/2008) Optional: Take a snapshot of your GA Driver’s License using cellular phone, email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- GA ID Card (issued after 1/1/2008)
- U.S. Certificate of Birth Abroad issue by Dept. of State (DS-1350)
- U.S. Certificate of Citizenship (USCIS form N-560 or N-561)
- U.S. Certificate of Naturalization (USCIS form N-550 or N-570)
- An official high school transcript (Georgia Residents have to submit Georgia High School Graduation Test scores along with transcript; Transcripts must be electronically sent to the Admissions Office from schools attended).
- An official SAT or ACT scores. (Scores must be electronically sent to the Admissions Office from the testing source. SAT Code:5609 ACT Code:0858)
- The applicant must log into GA411.org and complete the ACCEL application and have high school guidance counselor enter approved courses and submit the file electronically to Georgia Student Finance Commission. Savannah State University will enter the equivalent college courses and submit an invoice to Georgia Student Finance for payment.
- Check your admission status here.
For more information contact Office of Admissions at 912-358-4778
Move On When Ready
Move on When Ready (MOWR), is designed as another option for 11th and 12th grade students seeking dual enrollment. This program allows a student to take full-time course work at the college level. To qualify, a student must have spent the past 2 consecutive years enrolled in a Georgia high school and be approved by his/her high school counselor. Funding options are available through the Georgia Department of Education for qualified students. Savannah State University, along with other University System of Georgia institutions, has set specific minimum criteria for MOWR candidates.
- A complete Application for Admission online at gacollege411.com that requires an application fee ($20.00).
- A complete Certificate of Immunization form if you are not a Georgia Resident.
- An official high school transcript(Georgia Residents have to submit Georgia High School Graduation Test scores along with transcript; Transcripts must be electronically sent to the Admissions Office from schools attended).
- An official SAT or ACT scores.(Scores must be electronically sent to the Admissions Office from the testing source. SAT Code:5609 ACT Code:0858)
- A written approval from the high school principal or designated official.
- A written approval from the legal parent or guardian, if under age 18.
- Check your admission status here.
Dual/MOWR Application Deadlines
|Fall Semester||July 15|
|Spring Semester||November 15|
|Summer Semester||May 1|