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Admissions and Registration

Easy Steps for Admissions

1. Complete an application.

Submit your application online at applytexas.org . The online application is quick and easy! After clicking on Applytexas.org , follow these steps to get started. Once your application has been processed you will receive an acceptance letter by email, usually within 48-72 hours. Processing time may vary during peak registration periods. This email will provide detailed instructions on how to proceed with the admission and registration process.

2. Turn in transcripts.

Submit an official transcript of all high school (final transcript needed once graduated) and/or college transcript(s) or a GED certificate with official scores and completion dates. Official transcripts can be mailed to WCJC Main Campus, 911 Boling Hwy, Wharton, TX 77488, electronically submitted, or hand delivered to the campus closest to you. Official transcripts must be in a sealed envelope. 

3. Complete testing requirements.

Have you taken an approved placement test, or been told by a WCJC advisor you do not need to test? Contact advising/counseling in order to determine test may be needed then contact the testing department on your nearest WCJC campus. 

4. Submit vaccination record.

Visit our page on vaccination requirements and provide the Office of Admissions and Registration with documentation. 

5. Apply for Financial Aid.

This includes grants, loans, and scholarships. Go online at fafsa.ed.gov or visit a Financial Aid office at any WCJC campus. Look online under Financial Aid to learn more information. Check for deadlines so you don’t apply too late.

Once you've completed the steps click here to Register for New Student Orientation.

Checklists and Timelines

Find the checklist or timeline suited to your needs to help keep you on track. 

High School Senior Timeline 
New Student/Freshman Timeline 
Admissions-Questions and Answers 

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