Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2011-2012

Admission Procedures and Deadlines

General Information

All applications for admission to Southern Polytechnic State University must have all required credentials on file in the Admissions Office by the application deadline date for the semester in which the applicant plans to enroll.

The application deadline dates for each semester are as follows:


Priority Deadline Date


April 1


July 1


November 1

All international applicants are required to submit all admissions documents to the Office of Admissions at least three months before the registration date of the semester in which the student plans to enroll.

Required Documents

Unless otherwise noted for a specific admission type/category, the application file is complete and ready for review when the Office of Admissions (Southern Polytechnic State University, 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, Georgia 30060-2896) has received the following:

  • A completed Undergraduate Application for Admission to Southern Polytechnic State University
  • A $20.00 non-refundable application processing fee (check made payable to Southern Polytechnic State University)
  • Official scores on required college entrance tests (typically SAT or ACT. Some applicants may also be required to present TOEFL scores, or COMPASS scores)
  • Official high school and college transcripts (mailed directly from those institutions)

Applicants with international credentials may be required to send their educational credentials to an approved SPSU professional evaluation service before being considered for admission.

Note: All new accepted applicants must submit a valid Certificate of Immunization to the SPSU Wellness Center prior to enrollment

Special Accommodations

Upon acceptance and before enrollment, any student with a documented disability or special need must notify the Disability Services Coordinator in the Advising, Tutoring, Testing, and International Center (ATTIC) of any particular accommodations required.