Okefenokee Technical College

Okefenokee Technical College 2013-2014 Catalog


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The ACCEL program allows qualified high school students an opportunity to earn postsecondary and secondary credit while concurrently enrolled in an eligible Georgia public high school, private high school, or home study program. Through the ACCEL program, students can enroll in only associate degree courses at OTC. ACCEL students are allowed to take only general education core courses. ACCEL students who meet Georgia residency requirements are eligible to receive financial assistance through state revenue funding programs. Students may receive ACCEL payments for two semesters per Award Year (typically fall and spring semesters). Additional fees and book expenses may be the responsibility of the student.

ACCEL requirements:

  • Be classified as a high school sophomore, junior or senior from an eligible Georgia public high school, private high school, or home study program that is on track towards graduation
  • Must be at least 16 years of age (without Presidential waiver)
  • Meet Okefenokee Technical College regular admissions requirements
  • Satisfy program scores on the ASSET, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT entrance test
  • Be a legal resident of Georgia
  • Meet U.S. citizenship requirements
  • Be registered with Selective Service, if required
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress
  • Complete an Okefenokee Technical College application for admission
  • Receive guidance counselor approval
  • Complete online ACCEL Program Application form at www.GAcollege411.org