High School Counselors Resources

Kennesaw State University values the work high school counselors do in challenging students. We want to give you the tools you need to help your college-bound students learn about Kennesaw State University and have the information needed when applying. If you don’t find something here you need, please call the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 470-KSU-INFO (470-578-4636) to speak with a college admissions counselor.

High School Prerequisites for Kennesaw State Freshmen

Students accepted to Kennesaw State have taken college preparatory programs in high school. Kennesaw State follows the Georgia Board of Regents required high school coursework. For the most updated version of the required courses, see Staying on Course.

English — 4 credits: All four courses must have strong grammar and composition components with at least one English literature and at least one American literature.

Mathematics — 4 credits: These include Mathematics I, II, III and a fourth unit of mathematics
from an approved list, or Algebra I and II, geometry and a fourth year of
advanced math, or equivalent courses.

Foreign Language — 2 credits: Must be two units of the same foreign language (or
American Sign Language) emphasizing speaking,
listening, reading and writing skills.

Social Sciences — 3 credits: Must include one unit focusing on US studies and one unit focusing on world studies.

Laboratory Science — 4 credits: The four science units should include two courses with a laboratory component. Georgia public high school graduates should have at least one unit of biology, one unit of physical science or physics, one unit of chemistry, earth systems, environmental science, or an advanced placement course, and a fourth science.

Special Study Options Available at Kennesaw State:

Additional Information for Admissions Coordinators

The student’s application process will include the student’s online application and application fee, the student’s official transcript and official test scores from the testing centers. The official high school transcript and high school information form should be mailed in a sealed envelope to the following address below or sent electronically through GAfutures.org.

Please remind your student to allow ample time for receipt and processing of all documents. Processing time varies based on the number of applicants and time of year. View our application and document deadlines to learn more about the college admissions process.

Mailing Address: 
Kennesaw State University
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
3391 Town Point Drive, MD 9111, Suite 1000
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Kennesaw State University’s FAFSA code is 001577. Visit the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information on completing financial aid forms.