Application Information

Admission Requirements

GCC has open admissions and you can be admitted if you:

  • Have a high school diploma/its equivalent OR
  • Are at least 18 years of age and able to benefit from one of our programs
  • Are enrolled through dual or joint enrollment while you are a high school student

General Admissions Process

  1. Apply for Admissions
    Application is free. Check your personal email after applying to receive your acceptance letter and information related to enrolling at Germanna.
    Note: Online application is preferred, but a PDF version is available

  2. Determine Academic Placement
    Students must be academically placed in order to begin a program of study. Placement can be determined through prior coursework at a regionally accredited higher education institution, high school GPA, SAT scores, ACT scores, or GED scores that are no older than five years. Students who do not meet this criteria must take the Virginia Placement Tests for math and English. Students who are non-native English speakers must take an ESL placement test. (Placement testing link: www.germanna.edu/testing/)

  3. Meet with a Counselor/Advisor
    If you are pursuing a degree, certificate, or career studies certificate, please visit your nearest Germanna campus or center to meet with a counselor/advisor to discuss program requirements, complete additional paperwork, and enroll in courses.

  4. Complete Additional Program Admissions Requirements

    The following programs are selective admissions, and require additional admissions criteria:
    • Nursing
    • LPN to RN
    • Physical Therapy Assistant
    • Practical Nursing

Transfer Student Admissions Process

  1. Apply for Admissions
    Application is free. Check your personal email after applying to receive your acceptance letter
    Note: Online application is preferred, but a PDF version is available

  2. Submit Official Transcripts for Evaluation
    Students with credits from a regionally accredited higher education institution should complete a Transcript Evaluation Request form, and submit to the Transcript Evaluator. Then, they should have copies of their official transcripts sent to Germanna. Information on foreign transcript evaluation can be found here. Unofficial copies may be used for placement and advising.

  3. Meet with a Counselor/Advisor
    If you are pursuing a degree, certificate, or career studies certificate, please visit your nearest Germanna campus or center to meet with a counselor/advisor to discuss program requirements, complete additional paperwork, and enroll in courses

  4. Complete Additional Program Admissions Requirements
    The following programs are selective admissions, and require additional admissions criteria:

    • Nursing
    • LPN to RN
    • Physical Therapy Assistant
    • Practical Nursing

International Student Admissions

  1. Apply for Admissions
    Application is free. Note: Online application is preferred, but a PDF version is available

  2. Complete an F-1 Student Admissions Packet
    Students applying for an F-1 visa should complete an F-1 Student Admissions Packet, and submit all required documents to Germanna’s Designated School Official. Students will be notified of acceptance via letter.

  3. Determine Academic Placement
    Students must be academically placed in order to begin a program of study. Placement can be determined through prior coursework at a regionally accredited higher education institution. Students who do not meet this criteria must take the Virginia Placement Tests for math and English. Students who are non-native English speakers must take an ESL placement test. (Placement testing link: www.germanna.edu/testing/)

  4. Meet with a Counselor/Advisor
    If you are pursuing a degree, certificate, or career studies certificate, please visit your nearest Germanna campus or center to meet with a counselor/advisor to discuss program requirements, complete additional paperwork, and enroll in courses

  5. Complete Additional Program Admissions Requirements

    The following programs are selective admissions, and require additional admissions criteria:
    • Nursing
    • LPN to RN
    • Physical Therapy Assistant
    • Practical Nursing

— Last updated by Germanna Community College on 4/25/2018 8:56AM PST

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Germanna Community College
10000 Germanna Point Drive
Fredericksburg, VA 22408-9543

(540) 891-3000
www.germanna.edu

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