Move On When Ready earns both high school and college credits, and students must be enrolled full-time (12 credit hours per semester).
Student must have spent an entire academic year at a Georgia public high school prior to MOWR enrollment. They must obtain have the approval of their high school guidance counselor and their parents or legal guardians. They must also have completed all College Preparatory Curriculum requirements, with the exception of units that will be fulfilled through the satisfactory completion of approved Georgia State courses. Students must achieve a grade of C or higher in their Georgia State courses to remain eligible for the program.
1. Submit Move On When Ready Application for Admission [PDF].
2. Submit Non-Refundable Application Fee of $60.00.
3. Submit Test Scores Electronically.
SAT Requirements: 530 Verbal (Critical Reading); 530 Math
ACT Requirements: 23 English; 23 Math
Students must have a Freshman Index (FI) of 2700 or higher. The FI is based on a combination of SAT/ACT scores and high school grade point average (HSGPA) in college preparatory classes only. The FI formula using SAT scores is SAT FI = (500 x HSGPA) + SAT Verbal + SAT Math. The FI formula using ACT scores is ACT FI = (500 x HSGPA) + (ACT composite x 42) + 88. In calculating the HSGPA for FI purposes, the applicant's transcript is calculated upon only 17 of the academic (college preparatory) courses taken such as English, mathematics, science, social studies, and foreign language.
4. Submit Official High School Transcripts.
High schools must send transcripts through official mail or electronically through GAcollege411.
GPA Requirements: Sophomores applying to be an MOWR student as a junior must have a 3.5 or higher academic GPA; juniors applying to be an MOWR student as a senior must have a 3.3 GPA. Must have a minimum high school GPA of 3.3 in college prep (CPC) courses.
5. Submit supplemental forms - you must download and complete all three forms linked below.
6. Check your admission status here.
Fall Semester: May 1
Spring Semester: December 1
MOWR students may not take summer semester classes.
Note: All deadlines are subject to change.
Funding for Move On When Ready is provided through the high school Full-time Equivalent (FTE) program school district for a maximum of 13 credit hours per semester. Any additional credit hours and/or classes not covered under FTE funding must be paid for out of pocket. (Please note: Grades of C or better are required in all MOWR classes, regardless of funding source.) Coursework taken through MOWR does not count against HOPE Scholarship or HOPE Grant hours. The school district pays for tuition and fees. Students and parents/guardians are responsible for all other expenses.