Graduates of accredited high schools and GED graduates are eligible to enroll at Galveston College.
Galveston College considers the following agencies when determining high school accreditation:
For high schools located in a state other than Texas, Galveston College determines accreditation based on comparable agencies for that state.
Graduates from non-accredited high schools may not be eligible for federal financial aid.
For questions regarding accreditation, please contact the Admissions and Records Office at 409-944-1230.
1. Completed Application for Admission.
2. Official high school transcript with final grades, date of graduation, and certifying signature or official GED score report and completion date. High school transcripts will not be accepted from the student unless in an unopened envelope from the high school.
3. Official TSI Assessment, or exemption test scores and documentation.
4. Proof of the Bacterial Meningitis vaccination (unless the student is 22 years of age or older).
All new students are required to attend New Student Orientation. For more information, please visit the New Student Orientation page or contact the Counseling and Advising Center at 409-944-1220.
Effective January 1, 2012, pursuant to the Jamie Schanbaum and Nicole Williams Act (Texas Education Code 51.9192) all entering students are required to submit proof of vaccination against Bacterial Meningitis. Evidence of the vaccination may be no older than 5 calendar years from the initial date of enrollment.
Students who are not enrolled for one fall or spring semester may be required to resubmit proof of vaccination.
Acceptable Proof of Vaccination
Acceptable proof of vaccination against meningitis must include the following:
Students with questions concerning Bacterial Meningitis should contact the Admissions and Records Office at 409-944-1230.
residency waiver for non-us citizens
Under Texas Education Code §21.25, students who are non-US citizens or non-permanent residents may qualify to pay resident tuition if they meet all of the following criteria:
Students meeting all criteria must fill out an affidavit and have it signed by a notary public in Texas. A State of Texas Notary is on file in the Admissions and Records Office.
**Note - you must sign the affidavit in front of the Notary. Do not sign the affidavit before meeting with the Notary.
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