Application and Document Priority Deadlines
Spring 2017 - November 10th
Summer 2017 - April 13th
Fall 2017 – July 13th

New applicants

All supporting documents must be received by posted deadline. Once all documents have been received, your application will be reviewed for admission. Allow two weeks for all documents to be received and Accuplacer scores evaluated before receiving your email acceptance notification. This email will notify you of your advisement and registration date.

Incomplete or late applicants for credit programs will be advised to consider special admission status or a future term. The application will be maintained for one academic year from the date of application. Applicants will then have to complete the admissions process and submit all documents again.

Apply to Atlanta Technical College in Five Easy Steps! These steps must be completed before you can register for classes.


Complete the online admissions application and pay the $25 application fee. Your receipt will be required for entry for the Accuplacer Placement Assessment (if applicable) or you may retrieve it from the Business Office Cashier located in the Cleveland Dennard Building.


Complete the placement assessment, You must submit scores or select one of the following:

  • Schedule the Accuplacer Placement Assessment by clicking here OR
  • Provide test scores for all 4 areas of the Accuplacer Assessment taken within the last five years
  • Provide eligible SAT1 or ACT scores taken within the last 5 years.
  • Provide a transcript(s) showing you have passed degree level English and algebra with grade of C or better from an ATC-TCSG approved regionally accredited institution(s).


Submit a sealed official completed high school transcript or high school equivalent (i.e. GED) transcript. (We DO NOT accept Special Education diplomas, Life Skills diplomas, Certificates of Completion or Certificates of Attendance.)  Applicants who have completed an Associate’s Degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution do not need to submit a high school transcript.

Applicants who do NOT submit a high school transcript indicating graduation or high school equivalent are NOT able to use federal financial aid, i.e. the PELL Grant or federal student loans. For more financial aid information call (404) 225-4716.

SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES: Students WITHOUT a high school diploma or a GED may enroll in the following programs: Criminal Investigation, Criminal Justice Technology Specialist, Culinary Nutrition Assistant, Commercial Truck Driving, Certified Warehousing and Distribution Spec, Firefighter l, Health Information Assistant, Microsoft Excel Application Specialist, Microsoft Word Application Specialist, Patient Care Assistant, Nurse Aide, Prep Cook and Shampoo Technician. However, you must earn and submit an official, sealed high school transcript or a GED transcript prior to completion of the program in order to graduate from ATC.


Submit sealed official college transcripts from ALL previously-attended institutions. Not listing all institutions will affect your admissions and financial aid status. Transcript can be submitted via direct mail Escrip-safe and Parchment or in person (NO emails, faxes or opened documents will be accepted). Applicants awarded an associate’s degree or higher from an ATC-TCSG-approved accredited institution may not be required to submit a high school transcript or high school equivalency.

Submit electronics transcripts using Escrip-safe, National Student Clearinghouse or Parchment services. Have your former institution send them to: If your school does not send transcripts electronically, they can send the official paper copy to: Atlanta Technical College Office of Admissions Office 1560 Metropolitan Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30253.

Students from secondary schools and/or colleges outside the United States MUST have transcripts sent directly to an ATC-approved organization for evaluation to U.S. equivalency.  We currently accept transcripts from World Education Services (, Education Credential Evaluators ( and Josef Silny (


Verification of Citizenship: Please provide your driver’s license/government-issued I.D. Card: (GA issued after 2008, FL issued after 2010, SC issued after Nov. 2008, or TN issued after May 2004, ORIGINAL or Certified Copy of Birth Certificate, or a valid U.S. Passport. Please click on this application link to complete and submit your application.

Admission to Atlanta Tech is not a guarantee acceptance to all certificate, diploma, or degree programs. The admission process encourages students to enter programs in which they have a reasonable expectation of success. Applicants furnishing false, incomplete, or misleading information will be subject to rejection or dismissal without a refund. ATC admits students regardless of age, sex, race, national origin, color or handicap. Students seeking admission into any credit or non-credit course or program must be at least 16 years of age.

Checking Your Admissions Status

After completing the application, you may check your status by logging back into your account using the Login ID and Pin (Very important!) you created. Once in, under ‘Processed Applications’ click on the term for which you are applying.

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