Spring 2016 Application Deadline - November 12th

New applicants

All supporting documents must be received by November 12th. Once all documents have been received, your application will be reviewed for admission. Allow two weeks for all dcouments to be received and Compass scores evaluated before receiving your email notification.

Incomplete or late applicants for credit programs will be advised to consider special admission status or a future term. The application will be maintained for one academic year from the date of application. Applicants will then have to complete the admissions process and submit all documents again.

Apply to Atlanta Technical College in Five Easy Steps


Apply for financial aid - Prospective students should begin the financial aid process as soon possible. For information on financial aid click here or call (404) 225-4716. For information on Atlanta Tech scholarships click here. To search for external scholarships click here.


Submit placement test scores. You may schedule the Compass Placement Assessment Test (Reading,Writing, Pre-Algebra, AND Algebra) online by clicking here or submit one of the following:

  • Official sealed SAT, ACT, CPE, ASSET or COMPASS scores, taken in the last five years to the admissions office.
  • Eligible SAT or ACT scores taken within the past five years.
  • Transcript(s) showing you passed a program-level English and/or Math with grade of C or better from a regionally-accredited institution(s).

If you would like to know the minimum scores necessary to start immediately in your desired program click here.


Submit official high school or High School Equivalency (i.e.GED) transcript in a sealed envelope. If necessary, we must also receive transcripts from ALL previously-attended colleges or universities attended. Students submitting Special Education diplomas, Life Skills diplomas, Certificates of Completion, or Certificates of Attendance can enroll in one of four programs: Automotive Technician, Automotive Collision, Carpentry and Diesel Technician. 


If you previously completed coursework at another college or university, submit ALL official undergraduate college/university transcript(s) from institutions previously attended by the deadline. Transcripts received by ATC after the deadline may be conisdered for the following term if requested by the applicant. Applicants who have been awarded an associates degree or higher from an ATC/TCSG-approved accredited institution may not be required to submit a high school transcript or High School Equivalency (i.e. GED) transcript. Transcripts may be sent electronically via Escrip-Safe or Parchment. If you are sending by mail forward transcripts to: Atlanta Technical College, c/o Office of Admissions, 1560 Metropolitan Parkway, SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30310.


Now, you may complete the admissions application pdf or online application, and pay a $20 nonrefundable application fee. Completing the application online will allow you to follow your appication status online.

Admission to Atlanta Tech is not a guarantee acceptance to a specific certificate, diploma, or degree program. The admission process encourages students to enter programs in which they have a reasonable expectation of success. Applicants furnishing false, incomplete, or misleading information will be subject to rejection or dismissal without a refund. ATC admits students regardless of age, sex, race, national origin, color or handicap. Students seeking admission into any credit or non-credit course or program must be at least 16 years of age.

Checking Your Admissions Status

After completing the application, you may check your status by logging back into your account. Enter your Login ID and Pin (Very important!). Once in, under ‘Processed Applications’ click on the term for which you are applying.

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