Degree-seeking Student (Both on-campus and online)

Ready to start your journey toward a college education? We’re glad you’re considering a degree or certificate at Washington State! Anyone who is a graduate of an accredited high school or has passed the GED examination is eligible for admission as a degree-seeking student.

Follow the steps below to enroll at WSCC as a degree-seeking student:

  1. Complete our free application for admission. If you’re considering a health program, you’ll also need to complete the application packet for the program of your choice. Health application packets are available here.
  2. Once you’re accepted, you will receive an email with information on how to access MyWSCC and set up your student email account. Remember to check your WSCC email often for important information.
  3. Submit your official transcript(s).
    Due to COVID-19, we are temporarily waiving the submission of high school/GED transcripts as a requirement for general admission to WSCC. However, we strongly encourage you to have your official high school or GED transcript sent to us.  
    • An official high school transcript should be sent directly from the high school/board of education to the WSCC Admissions Office by email (, fax (740-376-0257), or mail (WSCC Admissions, 710 Colegate Drive, Marietta, OH 45750). Homeschool students are also required to send in transcripts. We encourage the use of a template, such as Transcripts must be submitted to the Admissions Office by either fax, email or mail. Transcripts can also be hand-delivered so long as they are in a sealed envelope from the high school. 
    • An official high school equivalency transcript (such as a GED) should be sent via to
    • Official college transcripts should be sent to the WSCC Records Office for evaluation to determine course transfer.
  4. Apply for financial aid by completing a FAFSA and include WSCC’s school code, 010453, at Be sure to also apply for WSCC scholarships.
  5. Call the Admissions Office for a one-on-one appointment with one of our friendly counselors in person, via phone or virtually; or register for one of our info sessions at
  6. Complete the placement assessment process to determine math & English course placement (if necessary). Need for assessment is determined on:
    • official ACT or SAT scores (scores are valid for two years)
    • high school transcript (if you’ve graduated in the last two years)
    • prior college coursework
      If it is necessary for you to test, you choose between the on-campus or remote testing options (for online students only) ACCUPLACER exam. 
    • Take the free Accuplacer test on the WSCC campus. Contact the WSCC Center for Student Success at 740.568.1953 to schedule your test. Don’t forget to prep before the test. Prep materials are available here. If you’re an online student, check out the remote testing procedure here.
  7. Register for classes and set up payment arrangements. Remember to register early for the best selection of course times and formats.
    • All fees must be paid by the published Washington State fee payment deadline dates. You can pay in full conveniently online through your Student Planning account.
    • If you have questions about payment options, please contact our Business Office at 740-568-1905.
  8. Finally, complete our mandatory new student orientation. Yep, it’s mandatory because student success begins with a great orientation.

Still have questions? We’re happy to help. Contact Admissions at 740.568.1900 or for more information.