You are a Freshman applicant if since graduating high school, you have never enrolled in college, and you plan to obtain a college degree or certificate. Freshman applicants may also be eligible to receive financial aid.
You have or will have earned a recognized high school diploma or high school equivalency (HSE) diploma by the start of your first matriculated semester at NCC.
Original academic foreign documents are welcome to be submitted for review along with your application. In order to receive college-level credit equivalency for completed courses at your home college or university, you will need to meet the following criteria:
Did you review the program requirement chart to see if you will meet the requirements for your selected program of study? Did you choose an appropriate second choice program?
Most freshmen with a recognized high school diploma will be accepted for admission. HOWEVER, many programs have specific requirements which must be met before admission is granted. PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS CHART Applicants who are ineligible for their selected program will be admitted to an alternate program. Students can change their major for a future semester after the completion of any required remedial work and fulfillment of admissions requirements.
Please submit the application fee of $55, by check or money order, and send to:
Nassau Community College
Bursar, Student Services Center
One Education Drive
Garden City, NY 11530-6793
Fall Semester: AUGUST 14
Spring Semester: JANUARY 4
The Allied Health Sciences programs and Nursing have specific deadlines that must be met. The deadlines are listed below, and all required documentation must be submitted to the Office of Admissions by the indicated date. Please refer to the Programs and Admissions Requirements Chart for more information pertaining to the required documentation.
If a deadline falls on a weekend, applications and all supporting credentials are accepted through the following Monday.
Note: check the college website for deadline information for summer and winter sessions.
All new-freshman applicants will be required to submit, at least, their official and sealed high school transcript. Applicants applying before they graduate high school can submit their current high school transcript and be accepted before they graduate. They must submit another transcript indicating graduation during their first semester.
Please note, Nassau Community College reserves the right to request an applicant complete a third party evaluation for academic documents from outside of the Unites States. The evaluation company must be members of AACRAO, NAFSA, NACES, AICE, ATA and Better Business Bureau.
If you need to take one or more sections of the college’s Placement test, the Admissions
Office will notify you through your personal email. Learn more about these exams.
If you were born on or after 1/1/1957, and are registering for six or more credits, New York State requires you to submit proof of immunization for measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) in order to secure your registration for classes. You must also submit the required NYS meningitis survey. Visit Health Services, to learn more.