Admissions for New Students

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Step One

Submit a completed application to the OFTC Admissions Office with your $25.00 non-refundable application fee. Applicants for the Commercial Truck Driving (CTD) Program will also need to complete the CTD Admissions Supplement.

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 eScrip, Parchment, Credential Solutions, or National Student Clearinghouse to admissions@oftc.edu.

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.

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, Georgia 30076
Telephone: (770) 642-1108
Fax: (770) 641-8381

Josef Silny & Associates, Inc.
7101  SW 102 Avenue
Miami, FL 33173
Telephone: (305) 273-1616
Fax: (305) 273-1338
E-mail: info@jsilny.com

Lisano International
P.O. Box 407
Auburn, AL. 36831-0407
Telephone: (334) 745-0425
E-mail: Lisanointl@aol.com

World Education Service
Bowling Green Station
P.O. Box 5087
New York, NY 10274-5087
Telephone:  212-966-6311
Email: info@wes.org

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

Schedule your ACCUPLACER® placement exam or provide the Office of Admissions with valid COMPASS, ASSET, SAT, ACT, PSAT, or GED scores. If scores do not meet program level requirements, applicants will be required to take the placement test. Test scores are used to determine program readiness by evaluating reading, writing, and math skills. In lieu of completing the placement test, 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. Students from secondary schools outside the United States must have transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved outside organization.The entrance exam will be waived for applicants possessing an associate’s degree or higher. For placement scores by program, please select the applicable link below.

Step Four

Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) online at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa and HOPE Application at www.GAfutures.org
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.