Apply to Dalton State College

If you’re seeking opportunities for a brighter, bolder future, Dalton State College is the right place for you. Dalton State offers a wide range of academic degrees and campus life activities, while still being small enough to have engaging classes taught by qualified faculty.
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How to Apply


Review the Application Instructions

Admission requirements are determined based on your student type. Find out which type you fall under.

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Choose the Right Application for You

Select from 3 different application types: standard, international, or readmit. Follow the application instructions for your specific type in the link below.

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Create or Login to Your Nest Portal Account

Your Nest Portal account is your connection to the Admissions Office and gives you access to apply, check your application status, and more.

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Quality Education for an Affordable Value

At Dalton State, we believe everyone should be able to attend college now without getting into years of debt later. With financial aid, grants, and scholarships, you can receive quality education for an amazing price tag.


Important dates

Jul 22

Last class A & C sessions

All Day

Jul 23


All Day

Jul 24

Final grades Due at 3pm

All Day

Jul 25

New Student Orientation

12:30 pm – 7:30 pm Dalton State

Aug 01

New Student Orientation

12:30 pm – 7:30 pm Dalton State

Aug 06

New Student Orientation

12:30 pm – 7:30 pm Dalton State

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Admissions Team

The Dalton State Admissions Team is happy to serve you and help every student throughout the entire admissions process.