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Georgia Highlands College

Georgia Highlands College Transfers

Guaranteed Admission

Women who earn an associate's degree from Georgia Highlands College will be guaranteed admission to Agnes Scott College provided the following criteria are met:

  1. Apply for admission to Agnes Scott College by the stated deadlines published by Agnes Scott College
  2. Earn a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8
  3. Graduate from Georgia Highlands College with no academic or social disciplinary sanctions

The following transfer credit limitations pertain:

  1. A maximum of 64 semester hours will be accepted from Georgia Highlands College for transfer to Agnes Scott College.
  2. Transfer credit is given for grades of C- or better in courses comparable to those offered at Agnes Scott College or applicable to the degree program offered at Agnes Scott College.
  3. No credit is given for academic courses without letter grades. This includes academic courses taken for pass/fail or satisfactory/unsatisfactory grades.
  4. No transfer credit grades will be used in computing cumulative GPAs at Agnes Scott College.
  5. Transfer credits may apply to a student's major at Agnes Scott College. A minimum of 16 hours toward a major, however, must be completed in Agnes Scott College upper-level academic courses.

Please note these specifics about attained junior class standing:

  1. Students at Agnes Scott College are considered juniors when they have completed 60 semester hours (64 semester hours are normal progress) and declared a major.
  2. Georgia Highlands College transfer students are not automatically considered juniors, but if they meet the criteria above (i.e., have 60 hours of transferable credit), they will attain junior class standing.

Check the Courses that Will Transfer

Course Transfer Guide (PDF)