Georgia’s Dual Enrollment Program provides students enrolled at an eligible public or private high school or home study program in Georgia the opportunity to earn high school and college credit at a participating eligible postsecondary institution in Georgia.

Georgia’s Dual Enrollment Program offers students the opportunity to experience college courses and begin their college academic career while still in high school and provides for standard tuition, mandatory fees and required books.

The program is offered during all terms of the school year.

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Dual Enrollment Program Deadlines

Semester Application Opens Application Deadlines Document Received Deadline Classes Begin
Summer 2024 August 1, 2023 March 29, 2024 April 12, 2024 May 13, 2024
Fall 2024 August 1, 2023 April 12, 2024 April 26, 2024 August 12, 2024
Spring 2025 April 1, 2024 November 1, 2024 November 15, 2024 January 6, 2025

Average Dual Enrollment Student Profile 

GPA when Leaving Program: 3.35

Registered KSU Credits: 9.5

Enrolled Full Time: 49% | Enrolled Part Time: 51%

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Admission Requirements

GPA Requirement

Kennesaw State’s Dual Enrollment Program, in accordance with the University System of Georgia, has updated GPA and Test score requirements for the academic years 2024-2025.

  • Minimum 3.0 with qualifying test scores
  • Minimum 3.2 test optional 

(Recalculated by KSU, in 17 units of required High School coursework)

Student Eligibility

  • A student must be enrolled in and physically attending a participating eligible public or private high school in Georgia or an
    eligible participating home study program in Georgia.
  • A student must be approved by the participating high school or home study program at which he or she is enrolled, to participate
    in dual enrollment.
  • Kennesaw State University will accept 10th graders who meet our minimum GPA and who have a minimum SAT score of 1200 or minimum ACT composite score of 26 in a single national test administration. 10th graders cannot use Accuplacer for acceptance.
  • Homeschool applicants must meet additional requirements. Unaccredited home study students will not have a GPA calculated and must meet standardized test score requirements for acceptance.

Age/Grade Level

10th Grade
  • Successful completion of the 9th grade is required
  • Completion of Algebra II required to enroll in College Algebra
11th and 12th Grade
  • Successful completion of the 10th grade is required
  • Completion of Algebra II required to enroll in College Algebra
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Testing Requirements

SAT

480 - Evidence Based Reading and Writing | 440 - Math | 1200 - Total

ACT 

17 - English or Reading | 17 Math | 26 - Composite 

SAT/PSAT

480 - Evidence Based Reading and Writing | 440 - Math

ACT/PreACT

17 - English or Reading | 17 Math

 

Accuplacer

237 - Reading | 4 - WritePlacer | 258 - Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra &
Statistics

*PSAT and Pre-ACT scores are not available from the testing services. The high school guidance counselor must email them to depoffice@kennesaw.edu or they must appear on the high school transcript to be considered official.

**10th, 11th, and 12th Grade students who meet minimum test scores requirements above, may enroll in any eligible dual enrollment courses listed on the dual enrollment directory.

****PSAT, Pre-ACT and Accuplacer scores may not be used for regular degree-seeking admission. The student must meet admissions criteria in place at the time they become a degree-seeking student.

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Dual Enrollment Application Process

  1. Submit your Dual Enrollment Application
  2. Submit Dual Enrollment New Student Form. Please allow 24-48 hours after applying to submit the New Student Form
  3. Your High School Transcript(s)
    Work with your high school to send us your official transcript(s) documenting all coursework taken during your high school career.
  4. Any College Transcript(s)If you have earned any college credit (including dual credit) while in high school, it is your responsibility to request that the college or university send official transcripts to KSU.
  5. Standardized Tests Scores
    Kennesaw State accepts either the SAT or the ACT for dual enrollment applicants. Applicants must meet minimum English/Evidence-Based Reading and Math section requirements.

Official transcripts from high schools or colleges must be sent directly from the institution to:

Kennesaw State University
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Attn: Dual Enrollment Admissions
3391 Town Point Drive, MD 9111
Suite 1000
Kennesaw, GA 30144

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Required Documents

You will need to submit your dual enrollment participation and funding form through GAFutures.

If you are under the age of 16 by the first day of class must submit the Dual Enrollment Program Acknowledgment Form for Minors.

If you have questions during the admissions process, please contact the Undergraduate Admissions office. Email depoffice@kennesaw.edu or call 470-KSU-INFO (470-578-4636).

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Home Educated Students

Applicants applying to Kennesaw State who attend a homeschool or high school not accredited by one of the accrediting associations below must document their RHSC units through the submission of a curriculum packet. 

The USG recognizes accreditation from the following accrediting bodies: 

Applicants attending a non-accredited homeschool are required to complete the following steps in order:  

  1. Complete the application
  2. Setup your NetID
    • 48 hours after applying, you will have your KSU# and NetID 
  3. Once you have set up your NetID, access and complete the homeschool portfolio and attach the following documents:
    • Declaration of Intent to Homeschool
    • Notarized Affidavit of Successful Completion
      • Note: Submit with this portfolio only after high school graduation.  If your high school graduation date is in the future, your confirmation email will include a link to complete the form at that time
  4. Submit official SAT or ACT Scores 
  5. Submit official college transcripts
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For questions regarding all other international admissions, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 470-578-4636.