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GED Recipient

Submission of completed Application for Admission (Apply Online)

Submission of an official copy of GED test results indicating an average standard score of 45 or above and a minimum score of 40 on each GED sub score. For GED tests take in January, 2002, or thereafter, an average standard score of 450 or above and a minimum score of 410 on each GED sub score are required.

Submission of official ACT scores if the GED recipient is under 21.

For GED recipients under the age of 21 who are degree-seeking, course placement will be determined by ACT scores. If ACT scores are older than three years, the student will be required to take the ACT. GED recipients who are 21 years of age or older and are degree-seeking or seeking an academic certificate will be subject to taking the Computerized Placement Assessment and Support System test (COMPASS).

Consult the DSCC Testing Center page on this Web site for a testing schedule.

Unless exempted under Tennessee Code Annotated, proof of immunization with two doses of Measles, Mumps, and Rubella vaccines, administered on or after the first birthday, is required for attendance to all universities and colleges with an enrollment of greater than two hundred students. Non-exempt students who do not provide the required proof will be restricted to 11 credit hours. 

 The General Assembly of the State of Tennessee mandates that public or private postsecondary institutions provide information concerning Hepatitis B infection to all students matriculating for the first time. Tennessee law requires that such students complete and sign a waiver form that includes detailed information about the disease.