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Ready to Jump In?

We're so excited for you to join the WCTC student body! Follow the steps below to apply to a WCTC associate degree, technical diploma or certificate program. Our friendly staff is here to help with any questions you have along the way.

Here's what you'll need to apply:

  • Program of study
  • Preferred start term
  • $30 application fee

WCTC Admissions Office

Steps to Apply

Apply Online

Be prepared to pay a $30 application fee when you apply. Deadlines vary by program. Refer to your desired program’s web page for start term options and deadlines.

Request Transcripts

Send official college and/or military transcripts if you are looking to receive transfer credit.

Complete Placement Assessment (if required)

You can demonstrate your reading, writing and/or math skills in one or more of the following ways:

  • High school GPA of 2.60 or above. Transcript must include completed coursework through the 11th grade.*
  • ACT, ACCUPLACER® or GED - 2014 Series (165 or higher).*
  • Prior college coursework may meet this requirement in whole or in part. Courses must be in the specific area(s), and you must have earned a grade of C or better (2.0 on a 4.0 scale) in the courses.*
  • If none of the above apply, sign up for the ACCUPLACER® placement test.

*Unofficial copies of these documents can be sent to

If you didn't meet the minimum demonstrated skill level required for a course in your program, don't worry. We have resources available to help you raise your scores or complete skill-building courses; we can still get you started at WCTC!

Complete Program Requirements

Review the "How to Apply" section on your desired program's web page for details.

Watch for Your Acceptance Letter

We'll fill you in on next steps after you're accepted.

When is the earliest I can apply?

Due to the high demand of some programs, be sure to check your program's web page for important application deadlines.

  • September 1 for the following fall semester (August start)
  • September 1 for the following summer semester (June start)
  • April 1 for the following spring semester (January start)