Non-Traditional/Adult Learner - Students that fall under the following criteria:
- Previously graduated from high school, or whose high school class graduated, five or more years ago
- Earned a high school diploma OR satisfactorily completed the GED
- If previously attended college, completed fewer than 30 transferable semester hours of college credit
Please see below for admission standards and required documents.
Allow ample time for receipt and processing of all documents. Processing time varies based on number of applicants and time of year.
Non-traditional adult learners graduated from high school more than five years ago. Applicants in this category may have attended another college, but have earned less than 30 semester hours or 50 quarter hours of transferrable college credit.
Applicants eligible for review in this category are exempt from the SAT/ACT and High School College Preparatory Coursework requirement. However, non-traditional students in this category will be required to take the ACCUPLACER examination. Minimum requirements are in place to determine eligibility for admission. Test results for applicants through Fall Semester 2017 may also place the applicant in the Learning Support program for extra non-degree course work in English and mathematics skills. Applicants for Spring Semester 2018 or later must score high enough on the ACCUPLACER to enter college level courses with no Learning Support requirements.
As an alternative, non-traditional students who have, within the past seven (7) years, posted SAT scores of at least 500 in both Critical Reading and Math, or ACT scores of at least 21 on both English and Math may provide an official score report from the testing service to exempt ACCUPLACER testing.
❑ Submit your application and $40 application fee online by the appropriate posted deadline for your desired semester of entry.
❑ Submit an official copy of your high school transcript or GED electronically or in a sealed envelope.
❑ Submit official transcripts from all colleges, universities or schools attended (if applicable)
❑ Check your application status online using your NetID and password.
❑ If you apply for in-state tuition, you must provide proof of lawful presence prior to enrollment.
❑ Prior to enrolling in courses you must provide proof of immunization as required by the University System of Georgia. Please see http://immunizations.kennesaw.edu/ for further information.
Official transcripts from high schools or colleges must be sent directly from the institution to:
Kennesaw State University
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
3391 Town Point Drive, MD 9111
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Transcripts should be submitted directly to KSU from the sending institution, issued within one year of the term of application and contain current information.
All applicants who qualify as in-state for tuition classification must also provide Lawful Presence Verification.
Admission to Kennesaw State University is a selective process. Meeting the application deadline or minimum standards does not guarantee acceptance. It is the responsibility of the applicant to review the admission standards and deadlines in advance to understand the likelihood of eligibility.