The Advanced Academy of Georgia
The Advanced Academy of Georgia is designed for exceptional high school-aged students who wish to participate in a full time, residential college experience. This program provides the opportunity to enroll in regular university course work for credit while simultaneously completing high school requirements (in absentia). All students in The Academy are required to live in a designated campus residence hall and purchase a meal plan. The Academy offers an enriched residential component with academic advising tailored to the needs of its students.
- Combined SAT 1150 (or ACT 25)
- SAT Critical Reading 580 (or ACT English 25)
- SAT Math 530 (or ACT Math 22)
- High School Academic GPA 3.5
Students admitted to The Advanced Academy must have completed the necessary coursework to be considered on track in the College Preparatory Curriculum. Also required is a completed application http://www.advancedacademy.org/that includes the written recommendation of their high school principal or guidance counselor, and the written consent of a parent or guardian, and two teacher recommendations.
No student who is required to participate in screening for learning support courses may be admitted. For more information or to apply for admission, contact the Director of The Advanced Academy, Gunn Hall, 678-839-6249.
The Hope Accel Program
Funded by State appropriations and administered by the Georgia Student Finance Commission, Accel helps fund early-entrance course work. Courses pursued by students in the Accel Program must come from the approved course directory available at www.gacollege411.org. Complete Accel Program Regulations and eligibility rules can also be found at www.gacollege411.org. For more detailed information regarding Accel at the University of West Georgia, visit: www.westga.edu/admiss.