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

Jun 18

Last day to drop ecore/emajor classes with a grade of W

All Day

Jun 18

B session class finals

All Day

Jun 19

Juneteenth National Independence Holiday

All Day

Jun 20

First class C session

All Day

Jun 20

Mid-term grades due for full session classes

All Day

Jun 27

Last day to drop A session classes with a grade of W

All Day

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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.