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Prospective Students

Thank you for your interest in the College of Health and Human Sciences at Georgia Southern University. While we have a wealth of knowledge about Georgia Southern University and resources offered to students, we are not the experts when it comes to admissions, financial aid or housing. Please visit their websites to answer questions you may have about those areas.

*A Special Note to Transfer Students*

We know transferring to another institution is a large decision and one important factor when making that decision is how the classes you have already taken will transfer to Georgia Southern University. We carefully assess your transcripts prior to your enrolling in classes here at Georgia Southern University. However, we cannot do this until after you have applied, been accepted and enrolled in a SOAR session.

For those who have not applied or have not yet been accepted, please use the Transfer Course Equivalencies tool on the Registrar’s website to determine whether your courses will transfer to Georgia Southern University.

For additional resources, visit the Georgia Southern Transfer Information page.


SOAR is Georgia Southern University’s New Student Orientation Program. SOAR gives students the opportunity to become familiarized with the campus and resources, meet their advisor, and register for classes. It is a mandatory program for all incoming freshmen and transfer students.  If you have been accepted and are planning on attending Georgia Southern University, please be sure to register for a SOAR session.

NOTE: Post-Baccalaureate students and those who have been accepted to the RN-BSN program do NOT need to attend SOAR.

Last updated: 4/5/2017