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Student Type Admissions Requirements

First Time in College Students

A student who has graduated from a state accredited high school, was home schooled, or earned a GED:

  • Complete an application online at ApplyTexas.org
  • Submit official high school transcripts electronically or in-person showing the final grades and date of graduation:
    • GED recipients: Submit copy of GED certificate with official scores and completion date
    • Homeschool students: Submit official transcript signed and notarized by the principal/head of instruction/parent/legal guardian 
  • Meet testing requirements by taking the TSI Assessment or submitting exemption scores
  • Review Bacterial Meningitis Requirements and submit appropriate Documentation
  • Complete New Student Orientation (NSO) by viewing the online orientation or registering to attend an in-person session
  • Complete a primary advising session by meeting with an academic advisor

Dual Credit/Early Admission Students

A student who attends college while concurrently completing high school requirements.

Transfer Students

A student who is transferring from another accredited college or university:

  • Complete an application online at ApplyTexas.org
  • Submit official transcripts from every college/university attended
  • Meet testing requirements by taking the TSI Assessment or submitting exemption scores (if not noted on transcript)
  • Review Bacterial Meningitis Requirements and submit appropriate Documentation

Transient Students

A student who attends another institution, but is taking courses at WCJC and plans to return to their home institution after one semester.

Re-Admission Students

A student who has previously attended Wharton County Junior College but have not attended for two years or more are eligible for readmission.

  • Complete an new application online at ApplyTexas.org
  • Submit official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • Students reentering after academic suspension should seek academic advising
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