The ACCUPLACER test is designed to make sure students are ready to succeed at college level courses. It measures skills in reading, writing, and mathematics. Students who obtain a score indicating college-readiness can immediately into program ready status in the core curriculum. Students who receive a score below the readiness level will be offered learning support so that they can gain the skills they need to be college-ready. Learn more.
There are a variety of ways to prepare for the ACCUPLACER test. Georgia Piedmont Technical College offers onsite ACCUPLACER prep sessions in the areas of reading, writing, and math. These sessions are free of charge. In addition, there are test questions that will help in preparation for the test. Learn more.
To make an appointment to take the ACCUPLACER test, students must register online. Go to the ACCUPLACER section to get started.
The ACCUPLACER test is to determine a student’s level of readiness, not a pass/fail test. If a student does not obtain the required program score, students will be offered special learning support designed to develop their abilities.
Students desiring to update their admission for another semester will need to complete a Student Information Change Request form and indicate Term Update at the top of the form. Students, whose initial admission was scheduled more four or more semesters from the semester they wish to enroll, must complete a new application. A new application fee is not required.
The requirements for admission vary by the type of admission being sought. Learn more.
New students seeking academic advisement are assigned to Mr. Corey Parker, whose duty is to assist all first-term students with academic advising and guidance in their educational and career objectives. Learn more.
The cost of a program varies as the number of credit hours required to complete the course and specialized requirements vary. For more specific information, read the information provided for your specific Program of Study. Learn more.
Visit our “How to Apply” section for step-by-step instructions for how to begin your Georgia Piedmont experience.
While classes are in session, the Office of Admissions at the DeKalb Campus on Indian Creek is open Monday through Thursday from 9:00AM to 7:00PM. The Newton Campus Office of Admissions is open Monday through Thursday from 9:00AM to 7:00PM. During peak enrollment times, the college offers one-stop enrollment events, open houses, and extended hours to accommodate students. These additional times will be listed on the Georgia Piedmont homepage. Visit Admission for more information.
In order to be successful in any program, students must have a high school diploma or GED certificate. Students who are still in high school or are finalizing their GED testing may attend classes under certain circumstances. For more information, please contact the Office of Admission.
Visit our “How To Apply” section for step-by-step instructions.
Application deadlines are typically 25 days before the first day of class. Please refer to the student calendar for the current application deadlines for each term.
Any Georgia high school student enrolled in 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th grade.
Students must complete admissions form, pass the admissions test, and complete the state form and be approved for dual enrollment funding.
Courses vary depending on each high school. Georgia Piedmont Technical College currently offers transferrable General Studies Courses such as College Algebra, Calculus, Composition & Rhetoric, American Literature, Economics, and Biology, among others. Georgia Piedmont also offers technical courses in areas such as Certified Nursing Assistant, Criminal Justice, Welding, Accounting, Computer Graphics and Design. Automotive, Cosmetology and more.
Credits earned can be transferred to technical colleges in the state of Georgia and some colleges and universities. Students must contact the college or university they wish to attend and request information concerning admissions criteria and course transferability.
None. Students, who meet all eligibility requirements, will receive a student-specific award amount to be applied toward tuition, mandatory fees and a book allowance. Some non-mandatory fees may apply.
No. Dual credit enrollment hours taken at a postsecondary institution, under which dual enrollment payments have been made, are not counted as attempted-hours, nor included in the combined paid-hours limit.
Adult Education Programs
Yes, Georgia Piedmont Technical College does offer courses for those interested in studying English as a Second Language. For more information, contact the English Literacy Office at 404-297-9522, Ext. 4004. Learn more.
The Registrar’s Office would be happy to help you with your need for a transcript. An official copy of your Georgia Piedmont Technical College transcript may be obtained for a fee of $5.00 each. A written request is necessary to obtain an official transcript. Students requiring an unofficial transcript may obtain one by accessing BannerWeb. Learn more.
Paying for College
Georgia Piedmont Technical College offers a wide variety of ways to pay for college. These include grants and scholarships that are non-repayable. We also participate in loan programs. Learn more.
To access the semester schedule of classes, students may access BannerWeb from the Georgia Piedmont Technical College homepage and click on Class Schedule.