In reviewing applications, the Admissions Committee is looking for students who have consistently earned strong grades in challenging high school courses (GCSE, WASC, CXC, O-levels, French Baccalaureate, West African Exam, German Arbitur, International Baccalaureate etc.). You must submit the same credentials you would submit to your home college or university for entrance. If the credentials must be translated, the original copy (or a certified copy of the original) must be submitted along with the translation. If original transcripts or academic certificates are not available certified copies must be presented. All transcripts (whether originals or copies) must be officially certified and sent directly by the educational institution or certified by the appropriate embassy. Photocopies will not be accepted.
Complete the Application for Admission. To apply online, click here.
To download a paper application, click here.
Submit the non-refundable $40.00 application fee. You will need to use a credit card to apply online
Official transcripts with certified translation (if not in English) sent directly from each secondary school, showing courses taken and marks earned. All school documents must be originals, signed by the school official, carry the school seal, and be sent directly from the institution to the Office of Admissions in an unopened envelope with official seals. (No photocopies or faxes will be accepted.)
Foreign Credential Evaluation for all course work (secondary and/or university) obtained outside of the United States by an independent credential evaluation service is required. The Office of Admission feels that the services of Josef Silny & Associates, http://www.jsilny.com/ OR WES (World Education Services) http://www.wes.org/ best meet the needs of the applicant and Clayton State. Other evaluation services accredited by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc, (NACES) may be considered on case by case bases. Students who use any evaluation services other than Josef Silny or WES MUST submit original copies of all documents to Clayton State University.
Official SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) with a minimum of 430 Critical Reading (old verbal) and 400 Math OR ACT (American College Test) with a minimum or 17 English and 17 Math and 17 Composite.
English is the medium of instruction in all courses at Clayton State University, except foreign language courses. International applicants whose primary native language is not English must document proof of proficiency in English through one of the following options:
Note: Official test scores must arrive directly from the testing source. No photocopies, faxes, scans or email attachments are accepted.
Academic records should include all secondary and/or postsecondary study, subjects studied and grades earned, and must bear the official seal of the institution attended. Academic records should be sent to Clayton State University by the institution responsible for issuing such documents. Certifications must be made by the proper institutional officer, the Ministry of Education of the home country.
Applicants must identify every university/postsecondary institution where enrolled and submit documents from the institution, regardless of the age of the information, academic performance, or political/bureaucratic situation in the home country. Failure to do so is cause for denial or dismissal