Admission Requirements

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How to apply to Nash Community College

Applicants for admission to a curriculum program at Nash Community College should contact the Student and Enrollment Service Office (Building A)  for the necessary forms, testing dates, and interview appointments. Appropriate procedures must be completed before a student registers. The following are required for admission to all curriculum programs. 

  1. A completed application form. Click here for the online application.
  2. An official transcript of high school graduation with diploma or official copy of GED or AHSD scores. Students with an A.A.S. degree or higher do not have to submit a high school transcript, with the exception of students entering Associate Degree Nursing, Practical Nursing, Medical Assisting, Phlebotomy, Physical Therapist Assistant, College Transfer, and applicants seeking Financial Aid and VA benefits.  Students applying for Financial Aid must also submit an official high school transcript as Financial Aid will not be awarded until the transcript is on file.  Electronic transcripts, sent directly from the high school, may be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  3. Completion of institutional Course Readiness Assessment or submit satisfactory scores from another test.  The following scores are considered acceptable:
    1. SAT scores with a Critical Reading minimum of 500 and a Math minimum of 500.
    2. ACT (American College Testing) Reading minimum of 22 or ACT English minimum of 18.  ACT Math minimum of 22.
    3. Accuplacer or NC DAP scores from another institution.
    4. Placement By High School Grade Point Average.  Admissions will only evaluate high school GPA based on submission of official high school transcripts.  A student may be eligible to enroll directly into college level gateway courses based on their unweighted high school Grade Point Average if they graduated from high school within prior to their first date of enrollment with Nash Community College, have at least a 2.6 unweighted GPA, and demonstrate completion of qualifying math courses.

All options must be five years current in order to be considered.  Placement testing practices test are available on our website.

  1. An official college transcript is needed if you would like to transfer credit from another institution.  Electronic transcripts are accepted if they are submitted directly from the sending institution to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
  2. Students applying for VA Benefits and Health Science programs must submit all college transcripts.
  3. A conference with a counselor is recommended for the purpose of reviewing test scores and helping the student select appropriate educational goals.

Additional Admission Requirements

Many programs require additional enrollment steps.  See your advisor for additional admission requirements specific to your program or refer to the 2015-2016 Academic Catalog. 

Admissions Staff Contact

Stephanie Geanes - (252-451-8257)
Director of Admissions
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Melissa Sykes - (252-451-8300)
Admissions Officer
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Ashlee Rogers - (252-451-8393)
Admissions Assistant
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Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Friday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.