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Dual Enrollment

Qualified high school students can begin working toward their college degree, while also earning high school credit through the Dual Enrollment Program. Students earn dual credit for courses in a supportive college environment at Clayton State.

Application Requirements

You will be prompted to create your account. Simply complete your profile and navigate to the Clayton State University application. Please retain your login information

Note: Home School Applicants from accredited home school programs are processed and held to the same admission standards as all other applicants. Applicants who have not completed an accredited home school program must apply using the portfolio method. View the Home School Portfolio Method.

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Applicants must submit a high school transcript that reflects 1 full year of high school academics. Official transcripts must have the institution’s seal and must be presented in an unopened official envelope from the sending institution. Once we receive your transcript, you will complete orientation and register for classes with your Dual Enrollment Advisor.

Submit an official transcript

We can accept your transcripts in-person, by mail, or electronically.

You may mail or deliver your transcripts to: Office of Undergraduate Admissions Edgewater Hall, Suite 150 2000 Clayton State Boulevard Morrow, GA 30260-0285

We currently accept electronic transcripts from E-Transcript providers such as:

  • eSCRIP
  • Clearinghouse
  • Parchment
  • GaFutures
  • Mail (Admissions-Edgewater Hall)
  • Walk-In (Admissions-Edgewater Hall)

If your previous school(s), college(s), or universities offer this service, submit official transcripts to:

Test Optional note: For the Spring 2021, Summer 2021, and Fall 2021 terms, Clayton State University has implemented a Test Optional policy for students applying for Dual Enrollment admission. These applicants are not required to submit SAT/ACT/Accuplacer scores and will be reviewed for admission on high school coursework and grade point averages from official transcripts.

  • Minimum SAT Score of 1050 (Evidence – based Reading and Writing & Math) with at least 480 in Reading and 440 in Math.
  • Minimum ACT Composite score of 20 with at least 17 English or Reading and 17 Math
  • Minimum Accuplacer Scores of 237 in Reading, 260 in Math and 4 in WritePlacer.

Official SAT or ACT results must be submitted to Clayton State directly from the testing service. Copies provided by an applicant are not acceptable.

SAT scores

ACT scores

Request any AP/ IB scores (if applicable)

  • Clayton State University SAT code #5145 & Clayton State University ACT code #0803

Take the ACT, SAT, or Accuplacer

Clayton State University periodically administers the SAT, ACT, and Accuplacer on site. If qualifications are met, the Accuplacer can be arranged for offsite proctoring as well. Contact Testing Center , (678) 466-4495, for more information.

Additional Requirements

  • Successful completion of the 9th grade is required to enroll in Clayton State University as a high school student.
  • A minimum cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 in academic subjects as calculated by the institution for admission purposes.
  • Students must be on-track towards the completion of the USG Required High School Curriculum (RHSC) and high school graduation requirements.
  • Students applying to participate in the Dual Enrollment program must submit a completed Dual Enrollment Student Participation Agreement signed by the student, parent/guardian and high school counselor. If the student is not applying to the Dual Enrollment program, written consent of his or her parent/guardian must be submitted.
  • All students must satisfy the immunization requirements prior to the first day of classes.

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy

Dual Enrollment students are required to maintain a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA and must successfully complete a minimum of 67% of the cumulative credit hours attempted (cumulative earned hours/cumulative attempted hours). Grades of F, W, WF, W$, U, U%, IP, IP%, I, and NR do not indicate successfully completed courses. Students who are not meeting SAP because of completion ratio and/or cumulative GPA are allowed to receive financial aid for one term with a status of WARNING. Students are notified by email when they are placed in a WARNING status and no appeal is necessary to receive aid for this status. Students must meet the SAP requirements at the end of their next term of enrollment or lose Dual Enrollment funding eligibility. SAP requirements


Fall: July 15

Spring: November 15

Summer: April 15