The Office of Admissions considers the following when evaluating students for admission to Georgia Southern University.
Admission requirements for students just completing high school are hosted on the College’s Admissions Pages
Transfer Student information is hosted on the pages linked here
Non-traditional students are those who have been out of high school for at least five years or your high school class graduated at least five years ago. Their information is detailed here.
We hope to assist you in better meeting your academic goals; however, not all of our programs are available in all states. If you are located in a state other than Georgia and wish to enroll in one of our online offerings, please check here to determine if we have acquired permission to offer online courses and programs in your state.
Apply early for admission – seats in courses fill up very quickly.
The Georgia Southern Online BIS is a cohort-driven program. A limited number of students are admitted each semester. Registration requirements are (1) completion of Admission or Former student process, AND (2) early registration and completion of Online Orientation (Online SOAR) via the Online BIS office listed below.
Be sure to submit all admissions information as early as possible to have the best chance of registering for courses in the desired term.
Be sure to read all of the Academic Renewal Policy if you were previously enrolled in a University System of Georgia school and are returning to finish your degree.
Both newly admitted and readmitted students are required to complete the Online Orientation. For more information regarding the Online SOAR:
Online Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies
(912) 478 – 2316
Academic Renewal and Exclusion
The Academic Renewal policy [click Other Information > Readmission > Academic Renewal] allows students who are enrolled in the University System of Georgia to have a fresh start if they have had academic difficulties in the past.
Be aware of the academic exclusion policies that go went into effect Fall 2011 as well. The consequences of not being aware of this particular policy can cause significant delay in degree completion.
Last updated: 11/26/2019