Southern Polytechnic State University

Graduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013


Students who have an absence of two or more consecutive terms of matriculation at Southern Polytechnic State

University and who are not academically dismissed must be approved by the appropriate graduate academic program for readmission before being eligible for registration. An application for readmission, together with any pertinent supporting information, must be submitted to the appropriate graduate academic program at least 20 working days before the registration date of the semester in which the student plans to enroll.

General Information

Admission to Southern Polytechnic State University is made without regard to race, nationality, sex, or religion. Admission to Southern Polytechnic State University is based on a number of factors depending upon your admissions type of entry and previous educational experience. The admission requirements for the University have been developed in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Board of Regents for the University System of Georgia.


Approval for admission is valid only for the term specified at the time of acceptance and does not imply that approval will be granted for a term not specified. The University reserves the right to withdraw admission prior to or following enrollment if the student becomes ineligible as determined by the standards of the University of the Board of Regents or if the student has falsified application materials.

Other Admission Requirements

SPSU reserves the right to require any applicant for admission to take appropriate standardized tests in order that the institution may have information bearing on the applicant's ability to pursue successfully the program of study for which the applicant wishes to enroll.

Special Students

Special students and all other students of classifications not covered in these policies shall be expected to meet all admission requirements prescribed by Southern Polytechnic State University.


Formal appeals of the University's admission decision may be filed with SPSU's Director of Admissions. Contact the Office of Admissions for additional instructions on the appeal process.