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Application for Admission

Home Schooled / Senior Citizens / Transfer Students / Transcript Evaluation / Readmission / Health Sciences Admission

ALL Students

Applicants to CCC & TI are required to:
  1. Submit a completed Application for Admission, written or online, to the Admissions Office. The online Application for Admission can be found here.
    1. High School Age Students may use the one page application available through the High School Cooperative Programs or the Transition Advisor assigned to the high school in which the student is currently enrolled.
  2. Have an official high school transcript or a copy of high school equivalency scores sent to the Admission's Office. High school MUST be accredited by "Regional Accrediting Agencies" and MUST include the type of diploma awarded and the date awarded. Official transcripts MUST have the official seal of the school and arrive at CCC & TI, unopened, from the issuing schools or agencies. Caldwell County graduates should request a official high school transcript using this form.
  3. Have official transcripts of ALL postsecondary institutions attended sent to the Admission's Office. Institutions MUST be accredited by at least 1 of the "Regional Accrediting Agencies". Official transcripts MUST have the official seal of the institution and arrive at CCC & TI, unopened, from the issuing institutions. Use this form to request your transcripts .
  4. Complete the CCC & TI placement test requirement. This requirement may be completed in one of the following ways:
    1. Take the College Board's ACCUPLACER College Placement Test(CPT) administered by CCC & TI.
    2. Submit scores of 500 or higher on the Verbal (Critical Reading) section and 500 or higher on the Writing and 500 or higher in Math. An official copy of the scores must be sent to the Admission's Office IF the scores are not on the official transcripts.
    3. Submit a composite score of 21 or higher on the ACT. (Act scores must be 21 or higher in Reading, 18 or higher in English or 22 or higher in Math.) An official copy of the scores must be sent to the Admission's Office IF the scores are not on the transcripts.
    4. Submit official transcripts demonstrating successful completion of college-level algebra and English courses.

Health Sciences Admissions

Students seeking admission into one of the Health Science programs should review the Health Sciences Admissions Overview web page.

Home Schooled Students

Students home schooled will be considered for admission on the same basis as NC public school students provided that:
  1. Evidence that the Home School is registered with the appropriate state agency is provided.
  2. A transcript is provided that includes:
    • Name of the Home School and address
    • Name of the principal
    • Name of the student
    • Student's social security number and birth date
    • Curriculum and courses taken each year with grades and a grade point average
    • Cumulative grade point average for total progress
    • Standardized performance test scores
    • Diploma awarded with graduation date.

NC Senior Citizens

Effective July 1, 2013 the senior citizen tuition waiver has been eliminated. Resident and Non Resident tuition will be the same for all Curriculum students.

For further information visit North Carolina General Assembly.

Transfer Students

Students transferring to CCC & TI from other institutions must follow the application process outlined above in the section "Application for Admission - ALL Students".

Transcript Evaluations

High School transcripts will be processed by the Admission's Office, and evaluated if the student has VoCATS scores along with corresponding coursework. The information will be noted in the student's CCC & TI record. Transcripts from postsecondary institutions will be processed and evaluated by the Registrar's Office.


A student who has NOT been enrolled at CCC & TI during the previous two semesters must complete a new application for admission and update residency classification prior to registration.