Darton State College Admissions FAQ's

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Admissions FAQ's

What are the high school grade point average requirements?
Are SAT and/or ACT scores required?
Is there an Application Fee?
When is the deadline to submit an Application?
If I graduate with a Technical Diploma, can I attend?
If I was home schooled, can I attend?
Does Darton accept GED scores?
Do I have to take a placement test?
Are there scholarships available?
When can I schedule a campus visit?
Does Darton have dorms?
What are the College Equivalents for my AP Courses?


1. What are the high school grade point average requirements?

College Preparatory Curriculum: 2.0
Technical Preparatory Curriculum: 2.2

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2. Are SAT and/or ACT scores required?

SAT and/or ACT scores are not required for admission. However, students who present national SAT I scores of minimum 430 verbal and 400 math (17 English ACT; 17 Math ACT) may exempt COMPASS placement testing if they have graduated with a College Preparatory Diploma. It is recommended that students planning to enroll in transfer programs leading to baccalaureate degrees take the national SAT.

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3. Is there an Application Fee?

There is a $20 non-refundable application fee for all applicants.

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4. When is the deadline to submit an Application?

To guarantee admission, all application checklist items should be sent to us at least two weeks prior to the beginning of the semester. Once you are accepted to Darton, you are automatically eligible for early registration.

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5. If I graduate with a Technical Diploma, can I attend?

Yes. Students who graduate with technical diplomas must meet all other admissions requirements.

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6. If I was home schooled, can I attend?

Yes. Home schooled students must submit SAT and/or ACT scores and meet all other admissions requirements. The institutional ACT, administered by Darton, is available to home schooled students.

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7. Does Darton accept GED scores?

Yes. Students with GED scores must meet all other admissions requirements.

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8. Do I have to take a placement test?

If you do not submit SAT scores, have College Preparatory Curriculum deficiencies in math or English, are a non- traditional student, or scored below 430 on the verbal SAT (17 English ACT), and/or below 400 on the math SAT (17 math ACT), you must take the COMPASS placement test.

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9. Are there scholarships available?

Yes, Darton has numerous Foundation Scholarships. Contact the Financial Aid Office at (229) 317-6746 for information and applications.

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10. When can I schedule a campus visit?

You can contact the Office of Admissions at (229) 317-6740 to schedule a visit.

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11. Does Darton have dorms?

As of Fall 2009, Darton College is a residential campus with one and two bedroom apartments available. Refer to the Web site http://housing.darton.edu/ for more information or call Mr. Clay Watkins at 229-317-6310. Off-campus housing is also available within walking distance.

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