Homeschool/Non-Accredited High School

Definition:

A student who has graduated from a home school program or a non-accredited high school has special requirements. Dalton State College offers a number of paths to admission for these applicants. To be accepted, an applicant must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  1. SAT I or ACT Composite Score at or above Dalton State’s average score for first time freshman from the previous year’s fall semester. Minimum Scores: SAT I Composite of 960 or higher; ACT Composite of 20 or higher
  2. Diploma from a regionally accredited home study program such as the American School (www.americanschoolofcorr.com) or Seton Home Study School (www.setonhome.org)
  3. Diploma from a school accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Independent Study (Georgia only)(ACIS)
  4. Diploma from a school accredited by the Georgia Private School Accreditation Council (GAPSAC)(www.gapsac.org)
  5. Diploma from a school accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)(www.acsi.org)
  6. Diploma from a school accredited by the Georgia Accrediting Commission, Inc. (GAC)(www.coe.uga.edu/gac/)
  7. Diploma from a school accredited by the Georgia Association of Christian Schools (GACS) (www.gacs.org)
  8. Diploma from a school accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)(www.sacs.org)
  9. Passing GED Scores

Students meeting one or more of the above criteria will be considered Beginning Freshman.

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