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The Georgia Academy

The Georgia Academy of Arts, Mathematics, Engineering and Sciences (formerly known as GAMES) is an exclusive 2-year Move On When Ready residential program that allows high school students the opportunity to simultaneously earn a high school diploma from their home high school as well as a possible associate's degree from Middle Georgia State University (MGA). Students may also choose to remain at MGA after high school graduation to earn their bachelor's degree.

Eligibility

  • Rising 11th-12th grade students seeking a high school diploma from an eligible Georgia high school, home school, or home study program.
  • Some exceptional 10th grade students may be admitted

Enrollment

  • Students can enroll in either Full-time or Part-time classes up to 15 hours and are enrolled during the Fall and Spring semesters.
  • Students reside on the MGA Cochran Campus in Anderson Hall

Payment

  • Tuition, textbooks, and mandatory fees, with the exception of course specific fees, are paid for by the Georgia Student Finance Commission. Visit GAFutures for more information.
  • Housing cost are paid by the students family.

Admission requirements

  • A high school GPA in core curriculum classes of 3.5 or higher
  • Must be on-track to complete Required High School Curriculum requirements
  • Must have taken the SAT or ACT Test
    • SAT Requirements
      • Combined SAT score of at least 1100 (new SAT scores must be converted to old scores and added together)
        • SAT taken before March 2016: Minimum 560 Math and 530 Verbal
        • SAT taken after March 2016: Minimum 580 Math and 29 Reading
    • ACT requirement
      • Composite score of 24
      • Minimum of 24 math and 23 English score

Application Process

  1. Apply to Middle Georgia State University
    • Download, print, and complete the Georgia Academy Application.
    • Return application to:
      Middle Georgia State University
      Office of Admissions
      100 University Parkway
      Macon GA 31206
  2. Submit your official high school transcripts
  3. Submit your official SAT or ACT test scores if they are not included on your high school transcript
  4. Submit proof of Lawful Presence
  5. Submit proof of Immunization

After You Apply: Interviews, Acceptance, and Class Registration

  • After you submit your application, the Admissions Office will screen your application to make sure that you meet the admissions requirements.
  • IF you meets all admissions requirements, your name and application will be provided to the Move On When Ready Coordinator so that an interview can be scheduled.
  • Interviews are face-to-face and all eligible students must go through an interview process before they can officially be admitted in to the Georgia Academy Program
  • If you are admitted in to Georgia Academy, an appointment will be made with the MOWR Coordinator for you to be advised and registered for classes.
  • Review the ‘Next Steps After Admission’ for important information regarding Georgia Academy

All documentation can be submitted by mail to:
Middle Georgia State University
Office of Admissions
100 University Parkway
Macon GA 31206




  LAST MODIFIED: 2/16/2017