4.3. Adult Degree Program (ADP) Admission

Please see Sec. 4.1.2. above for an overview of the ADP program.

Please direct all inquiries to:

Office of Admission
Oglethorpe University
4484 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30319

The ADP application is available online at http://adults.oglethorpe.edu/.

4.3.1. Deadlines

For all start sessions, adult applications are considered on a rolling admission basis. Applications are reviewed in the order in which they are completed, provided that sufficient time remains for processing and enrollment.

Adult candidates may apply for admission for the ADP fall, spring or summer semesters.

4.3.2. Admission Consideration

Candidates for adult admission must be at least 22 years of age. Candidates should demonstrate an eligible academic record by one or more of the following measures:

  • Minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) on the secondary school diploma.
  • Minimum cumulative grade-point average of 2.3 (on a 4.0 scale) on any college
    coursework completed in the previous two years.
  • Acceptable scores on the GED examination.

4.3.3. Application Requirements

A completed adult application includes submission of the application form, payment of the application fee, and the following:

  • Official academic records:
    • Official transcript from each and every college or university attended,if the
      applicant has completed at least 24 semester hours or 36 quarter hours.
    • Official secondary school transcript or official results of the GED examination,if
      the applicant has never enrolled in a college or university, or if the applicant has
      completed less than 24 semester hours or 36 quarter hours.
  • Application essay of at least 250 words (typed).

Supplemental materials (such as a letter of recommendation) may be required at the discretion of the admission committee before a decision will be made.

4.3.4. Enrollment Policies

All entering students must fulfill the requirements of our immunization policy (see Sec. 6.5.). Instructions are available at http://health.oglethorpe.edu/immunizations/.