Gainesville State College

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NOTICE: THIS SCHOOL IS CLOSED – On January 10, 2012, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia approved the merger of Gainesville State College with North Georgia College and State University. The merger took effect in January of 2013. The combined institution is called the University of North Georgia.

General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 1358

Gainesville, GA 30503

(678) 717-3641

Fax: (678) 717-3643

Contact: Mack Palmour

Director of Admissions
Main Address

PO Box 1358

Gainesville, GA 30503

(678) 717-3639

Total undergrads: 8,234

Degree-seeking undergrads: 8,035


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: Reduced fee (not specified)
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admission requirements:

Considered if Submitted: SAT Reasoning Test
Considered if Submitted: ACT

Important admission factors:

Rigor of secondary school record
Academic GPA


Standardized Test Scores

A note about the college’s admission requirements: 2.0 GPA required for applicants with college prep curriculum diploma; 2.2 GPA required for applicants with technical prep curriculum diploma.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business A
Agriculture – General A
Landscaping C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Drama/Theater Arts A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Music – General Performance A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A,B

Communications & Journalism

Journalism A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C


Art Teacher Education A
Early Childhood Education A,B
Education – General A
Elementary Education A
Mathematics Education A
Music Teacher Education A
Physical Education A
Science Teacher Education A
Secondary Education A
Social Science Teacher Education A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Hygiene A

Emergency Medical Technology A


History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Forestry – General A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Geology A
Physics A


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A

Social Sciences

Anthropology A
Political Science/Government A
Sociology A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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