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International Graduate Students

Georgia Southwestern State University welcomes students from all over the world and currently represents 37 different countries. We look forward to your becoming part of our academic community. If you have questions, please feel free to contact our office at 800-338-0082 or

Application Requirements

Students should complete the following in order to be considered for admittance:

  • Submit your application with the $25 non-refundable application fee, current photograph, and immunization record.
  • Submit all required documents for the graduate program in which you plan to participate.
  • Submit Official Transcripts:
    • Students currently in the US:
      • Those enrolled or who have completed a degree in a US college need to submit official transcripts from each college or technical school attended. If currently enrolled, send preliminary transcript now and final transcript upon completion of term. If you also attended a college outside of the US, follow instructions below for sending college transcripts from schools outside of the US.
    • Students currently outside of the US:

Check Your Status

Applications will not be considered until all of the above items and have been received. All items must be received before the program deadline for which you are applying. When you have been accepted to the Georgia Southwestern, you will be notified by mail or you may check the status of your application.

Upon Acceptance:

International students are required to purchase health/accident insurance from GSW. View Insurance Rates for the detailed rates and additional information about the insurance program or visit.

Acceptance Checklist

Make sure to complete the following items before you can begin registering for classes:

Stay Updated

You may email to check your status and see when the above information is completed. If you have any questions about GSW or need help with any of the above information, please contact the Office of Recruitment and Admissions.