Admissions FAQs

This is a list of Frequently Asked Questions for admissions. Just click on a question to find out the answer.



How to I apply?

Applications are submitted online. Visit our How to Apply page for detailed instructions and a link to get started with your application.


What is the mailing address to send transcripts?

Savannah Technical College
Attention: Admissions
5717 White Bluff Road
Savannah, GA 31405

Remember, transcripts must be sealed/unopened to be official.

Can I email my transcript?

Your school may email transcripts directly:
Send college transcripts to
Send high school transcripts to

Can I fax my transcript?

No, faxed transcripts are unofficial documents and not accepted.


How many hours are considered full-time enrollment?

12 or more credit hours


What is the school code?

The FAFSA school code is 005618.
The SAT testing school code is 3741 for scores that are not more than five years old.

What is the FAFSA?

The FAFSA, or Federal Application for Student Aid, is a free form you can submit to the federal government in order to get financial aid to attend college. Colleges look at the information in your FAFSA to determine how much aid, such as grants, scholarships, or loans, to give you.

Why should I complete the FAFSA?

Completing the FAFSA is the first step to make college affordable. FAFSA must be received for students to be eligible for Pell, HOPE or other financial assistance.

When does the FAFSA form open for the school year?

FAFSA opens on October 1 for the upcoming financial aid award year. For example, Fall 2022 – Summer 2023 opened on October 1, 2021 and was based on the prior year taxes (2020).

Are there other resources besides the FAFSA?

There are a number of resources that potential STC students can utilize.  If you are currently and have been a Georgia resident for a minimum of two years with a completed high school diploma or GED, U.S. citizen or permanent resident – go to and set up an account to see if you may qualify for state grants or scholarships.


How do I schedule a placement test?

To assist you best in your placement and testing needs with Savannah Technical College, please call 912-443-5716 or email to set up an appointment.

How long does it take to receive my test scores?

You will receive your test scores as soon as you have completed the test.


How do I apply for Dual Enrollment?

Applications are submitted online. There is an apply button on the top of the main page or go to Use your personal email (not school email) to create the account. Make sure to select “dual enrollment” as student type.

Is there an application fee for Dual Enrollment students?

No, current high school (Dual Enrollment) students do not pay the $25 application fee. Former dual enrollment students must pay the application fee if they wait a semester or start at another college and return to Savannah Tech after graduating.

What is the Dual Enrollment Funding Application?

The Dual Enrollment Funding Application is located on the website and is how we report to the Georgia Student Finance Commission that you are enrolled in classes. This must be completed before registering for classes. If you do not have an account on GA Futures, you can create one and complete the application. There is also the Parent Participation agreement that must be completed by your parent/guardian as well.

Do you require test scores for acceptance?

Currently, high school GPA can be used as test scores for acceptance. For degree/diploma level courses, students must have a 2.0 HOPE GPA. Official transcripts must be sent directly from high schools. High school counselor can email Ms. Hannah Watson,, your transcript and she will evaluate it for acceptance. If you do not wish to send your transcript, ACT, SAT, Accuplacer, PSAT, PACT, and other forms of testing are accepted. We do offer Free Accuplacer testing with our Testing Services for students needing to test. 

What are the requirements for Homeschool students?

Admissions requirements are the same for all high school students (including homeschool), except the College receive the Declaration of Intent for the homeschool program. This can be sent either by mail or email. 

What classes can Dual Enrollment students take?

Dual Enrollment students may take occupational courses in 10-12th grades and general core classes in 11-12th grades. Students may take any of our courses located on our website. However, Dual Enrollment funding will not pay for classes such as Music Appreciation, Art Appreciation, and College Success. If you have any questions regarding classes, feel free to look at the Course Directory on the GA Futures Website.

How many classes can Dual Enrollment students take in one semester?

Students in the Dual Enrollment program can take up to 15 hours a semester, however, that is not always recommended. On average, most Dual Enrollment students take one to three courses a semester, however, always consult with the Coordinator of H.S. Initiatives if you have any questions or are interested in taking more classes. 

Can 10th graders participate in Dual Enrollment?

Yes, 10th graders can participate in Dual Enrollment, however, they may only take occupational or CTAE-level courses. If they are interested in taking degree/diploma level courses, the students must provide us with official SAT or ACT scores (minimum SAT score of 1200 or minimum ACT composite score of 26) in order to be approved for these classes. 

How do I register for classes?

We offer different points of contact to register students at each campus.
Savannah Campus: Hannah Watson
Liberty Campus: Dean Terrie Sellers
Effingham Campus: Dean Tristam Aldridge
Aviation Training Center (Crossroads Campus): Patricia Boyles

What student expenses are not covered by Dual Enrollment?

Dual Enrollment funds do not pay for supplies/kits required for occupational programs that students are required to have to complete our programs (Cosmetology, Barbering, Welding, etc.). These would be an out-of-pocket cost to the student. Also, Dual Enrollment does not cover any lab fees, supply fees, etc. that may be included with tuition costs. 

Will Dual Enrollment classes going to transfer to other institutions?

Savannah Technical College offers 28 general core courses that transfer to any University System of Georgia institution. However, occupational courses do not transfer. Check with the other institutions to see if any other courses are transferable. 


How do I log into my Banner account?

1) Click on the Students tab on our website
2) Then click on the Banner Web using STC Email link under Web Tools & Support.
3) You will be taken to the Banner Web page where you will need to enter your Savannah Tech email address as your username and your email password as the password for Banner.
4)If you are unsure of your Savannah Tech email address or password, you can find out more information on the Email Accounts page.


How do I sign up for the Police Academy?

Additional steps for admission are required for the Peace Officer Academy for Basic Law Enforcement Training – beyond the College application. Visit this page for more details and a complete list of steps to enroll. The POST certification process takes about a month – so don’t wait to get started.

How do I enroll in CDL program?

Commercial Truck Driving training is offered at the Effingham and Liberty campuses only. The first step to apply for Commercial Truck Driving (CDL) training is to apply to the College. Visit this link for additional CDL program admissions requirements.

I would like to know about your LPN program.

Practical Nursing graduates qualify for LPN licensure. This is a competitive admissions program with pre-requisites like the Health Care Assistant TCC. Training is available at the Savannah and Liberty campuses. A night cohort started at the Savannah Campus in Fall 2022.

Tell me more about your Dental Hygiene program

Please direct all inquiries regarding the Dental Hygiene program to contacts on that page.

Please note: application packets are available through the department. Students are accepted into the Health Care Science TCC first and then reviewed for competitive admissions into Dental Hygiene.  The application process usually opens November 1st and ends April 30th.

Which programs are associated with aviation employment and how do I apply?

Aviation programs include structural, aviation maintenance, avionics with short-term training and longer degree/diploma programs. The programs are taught at the Aviation Training Center – Crossroads campus near the Savannah Hilton Head International Airport. Programs are only offered based on industry hiring needs and a wait list is maintained. Follow regular admissions requirements to apply. Visit the Aviation Division for more details and a schedule of info sessions.