Admissions for Transfer Students

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Applicants previously enrolled in one or more institutions of higher education who wish to enroll in a credit program can be admitted when the following are submitted to the Admissions Office:

Step One

Submit a completed application to the OFTC Admissions Office with your $25.00 non-refundable application fee.

Verification of Lawful Presence in the United States is required for students applying for in-state tuition.

If you have any questions, you can call us at (478) 553-2064 or (478) 274-7837.

Step Two

Submit an official copy of your high school, GED, and/or ALL college/university transcripts to the Admissions Office. Applicants who have completed a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours at the degree level may submit official college transcripts in lieu of high school diploma or GED. Official transcripts, in a sealed envelope, must be hand delivered or received by mail before registering for classes. Transcripts can also be sent electronically via services like Parchment, Credential Solutions, or National Student Clearinghouse to

A high school diploma or GED is required for all associate degree and diploma programs and for most certificate programs. Special Education diplomas or Certificates of Attendance are not recognized for admission purposes.

Oconee Fall Line Technical College only accepts high school diplomas from secondary schools accredited by one of the following accreditation agencies. Acceptable accreditation must be in place when the diploma was granted. The following agencies are approved:

  • Regional accrediting agencies which include:
    • Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
    • New England Association of Schools and Colleges
    • North Central Association of Colleges and Schools/Council on
    • Accreditation and School Improvement
    • Northwest Accreditation Commission
    • Western Association of Schools and Colleges
    • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools/Council on Accreditation and School Improvement
  • Georgia Accrediting Commission
  • Georgia Association of Christian Schools
  • Association of Christian Schools International
  • Georgia Private School Accreditation Council
  • Accrediting Commission for Independent Study (note: ACIS merged with the Georgia Accrediting Commission in 2005)
  • Southern Association of Independent Schools
  • Florida Council of Independent Schools
  • Florida Association of Christian Colleges and Schools
  • Florida Council of Private Schools
  • South Carolina Independent School Association
  • Alabama Independent School Association
  • Texas Private School Accreditation Commission
  • Distance Education Accrediting Commission
  • National Council for Private School Accreditation
  • North American Christian School Accrediting Agency
  • Tennessee Association of Christian Schools
  • Florida Coalition of Christian Private Schools Accreditation

OFTC will accept a high school diploma from a public or private school that is not accredited by one of the above agencies but is regulated by a school system and state department of education.

Home School Transcripts

Applicants who were home schooled who attended an accredited program must submit:

  • Annual progress reports or a final transcript for the equivalent of the homeschooled student’s junior and senior years;
  • The final progress report or transcript must include the graduation date.

Applicants who attended a non-accredited high school or home school must submit an official transcript and one of the following:

  • Official scores from an assessment instrument meeting college established required minimums per Attachment 6.2.1a2.
  • Successful completion of 12 hours of college coursework for credit that appear on an official college transcript.

Foreign Transcripts

All foreign transcripts must be evaluated by an approved evaluation service and sent directly to OFTC.  Contacts for approved international evaluation services are below.

Foreign Credential Evaluations, Inc.
1425 Market Blvd, Suite 530
Roswell, GA 30076

Fax: (770) 641-8381

Josef Silny & Associates, Inc.
7101 SW 102 Avenue
Miami, FL 33173

Fax: (305) 273-1338

Lisano International
P.O. Box 407
Auburn, AL 36831-0407
World Education Service
Bowling Green Station
P.O. Box 5087
New York, NY 10274-5087

High school transcripts or diplomas should be evaluated by the document by document evaluation method.

Applicants with college credit or a degree from a college or university outside the United States must submit a course by course evaluation of the transcript.

Step Three

Submit satisfactory ACCUPLACER®, COMPASS, ASSET, SAT, ACT, PSAT, PreACT or GED scores. Test scores are used to determine program readiness by evaluating reading, writing, and math skills. In lieu of placement test scores, applicants may also provide an official transcript from a regionally or nationally accredited post-secondary institution showing satisfactory completion of appropriate English and math courses with a “C” or better.

Step Four

Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) online at and HOPE Application at

  • OFTC School Code: 031555

Step Five

You will need to attend registration and orientation if you are a new, returning, or transfer student. Your acceptance letter will indicate your registration/orientation location and date.

Additional information on Admissions is available in the OFTC Catalog.