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Dalton State College Admissions

Dalton State College is not competitive to get into.

If you are planning on applying to Dalton State College, the regular decision application deadline is July 1 and the application fee costs $30.

Dalton State College Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Dalton State College's admissions stats.

Dalton State College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.1
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 47%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 62%
Waitlist No

Dalton State College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Dalton State College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 7 1

Want to Apply Early to Dalton State College?

Dalton State College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ See a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Dalton State College Admissions

How Challenging Is It To Get Admitted to Dalton State College?

Getting into Dalton State College is not competitive. Dalton State College has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2022, Dalton State College **accepted .

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Dalton State College, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

Transferring to Dalton State College

It is not competitive to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Dalton State College

Dalton State College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Dalton State College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Dalton State College

What does Dalton State College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Academic GPA Considered

Make sure to check with Dalton State College for more information on admission factors.

Dalton State College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Dalton State College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Dalton State College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Dalton State College?

Students admitted to Dalton State College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Dalton State College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2016, 47% of Dalton State College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 62% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

To be most competitive at Dalton State College, you should strive to earn between 17 and 22 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Dalton State College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.

A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Dalton State College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.

More Information on Transferring to Dalton State College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Dalton State College.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is July 1.

Transfer students can enroll in Dalton State College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Dalton State College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Dalton State College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Dalton State College.

Does Dalton State College accept transfer credits?

✅ Dalton State College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Do I have to submit test scores to Dalton State College?

✅ Dalton State College is not test optional.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Dalton State College?

❌ Dalton State College does not offer early decision.

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Dalton State College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission



Dalton State College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Dalton State College is Jul 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Dalton State College is Jul 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Dalton State College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Dalton State College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Dalton State College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.1. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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Campus Setting

Small Town

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Tuition and Fees

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Application Deadline

Jul 1
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