How To Apply

Applications may be submitted two ways:

1. Completing an Online Application at paine.edu 

2. Mailing to:
Paine College
Fort Gordon Education Center
Fort Gordon, GA

Requirements for Military Service Members

Military service members must complete the following steps for admission:
  1. Submit application form
  2. Provide official high school transcript/all previous college transcripts, or a transient letter or a SOCAD agreement. Service member may be accepted for one semester on the basis of AARTS or military service DD Form 214.
  3. Provide a copy of AARTS Transcript or DD Form 214, if necessary.
  4. Complete Paine College placement tests if necessary. SAT or ACT are not required for military service members.
  5. If required, apply for Army Tuition Assistance (TA).
  6. Submit photo of Military ID card, if necessary.

Requirements for Military Spouses or Dependents

Military Spouses or Dependents must complete the following steps for admission:
  1. Submit application form.
  2. Provide official high school transcript/all previous college transcripts.
  3. Complete Paine College placement tests, SAT, or ACT test if necessary.
  4. Submit photo of Military Dependent ID card, if necessary.
Students seeking admission to the Fort Gordon Resident Center may apply online or with a counselor at the Fort Gordon Resident Center.
  • Students entering degree programs may have to enroll in basic courses or preparatory courses to build skills necessary to complete the Paine College curriculum.
  • Students taking courses but not in a degree program may enroll in a maximum of 12 credits as transient or non-degree students.
  • Should the student desire to pursue a degree, a new application is required.


Requirements for Students Entering on Probation

Students on suspension from a previous institution may enroll as non-degree-seeking students. However, the student:
  1. May enroll for one term on a probation status.
  2. Must earn a 2.0 GPA to be considered for full admissions.
  3. Is not eligible for federal aid or Tuition Assistance, or VA benefits until he/she has earned 12 hrs and 2.0 cum GPA.