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Thank you for your interest in enrolling at Galveston College. Galveston College is a comprehensive community college committed to teaching and learning, which creates accessible learning opportunities to fulfill individual and community needs by providing high-quality educational programs and services. 

Galveston College offers programs that can lead to an Associate of Arts degree (A.A.), an Associate of Science degree (A.S.), an Associate of Applied Science degree (A.A.S.), and many certificate programs.  In addition to academic and technical programs, Galveston College offers excellent support services that promote and enhance student success, including Financial Aid Assistance, Academic Advising, Counseling, Career Exploration, Job Placement, Tutoring, Student Activities, and Special Needs Advising. 

Galveston College is an open admission institution.  All prospective students are encouraged to apply early for fall, spring, and summer admission. 

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For High School Graduates or GED certificate holders

Students who have graduated from a state or regionally accredited high school or who have completed the GED are eligible to apply for admission to Galveston College. The following documents are required for admission:

1. Completed Application for Admission with the Residency Questionnaire.
2. An official high school transcript with final grades and date of graduation or GED official score report and completion date.
3. Official TSI Assessment, or exemption test scores and documentation.
4. Proof of the Bacterial Meningitis vaccination.


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For Home Schooled Students

Galveston College defines a home school as a school, "where the parent or guardian has been directly involved in the instructional process." Students who have completed a home school program are eligible to apply for admission to Galveston College. The following documents are required for admission:

1.  Completed Application for Admission with the Residency Questionnaire.
2.  An official copy of the student’s transcript signed by the parent or guardian (as head of instruction), with final grades and date of graduation.
3.  Official TSI Assessment, or exemption test scores and documentation.
4.  Proof of the Bacterial Meningitis vaccination.

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No High School Diploma/No GED Certificate/Non-Accredited High School Graduate

Students who have not completed high school, have not completed the GED, or have graduated from a non-accredited high school may be admitted to Galveston College under Individual Approval.  The following documents are required for admission:

1.  Completed Application for Admission and the Residency Questionnaire.
2.  Official high school transcripts.
3.  Official TSI Assessment, or exemption test scores and documentation.
4.  Proof of the Bacterial Meningitis vaccination.

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For additional information on admission requirements, please visit the Office of Admissions (M-160), email us at adm@gc.edu, or call 409-944-1230.

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Updated 4/28/2014 - Content Author tbranum