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Admission Criteria

Regular admission to the college is open to all who have earned a high school diploma, completed homeschooling at the secondary level, or passed the General Education Development (GED) test.

Applications are due one week prior to the semester for which you are applying. View the academic calendar for semester start dates.

Selective Healthcare Program Criteria

Some healthcare programs are competitive and have selective admissions. There are enrollment requirements in addition to the COTC admission application. Students must submit a program application and supporting material to be considered for admission to the program by the specified deadline (varies based on program and campus). For more information, visit these selective programs:

How to Apply

1. Create an Application Account

If you are a future student who has never applied to COTC, you need to create an account before you can complete an application.

If you have previously applied and/or attended COTC, you may not need to create an account. You can simply sign in with your email and password.

2. Verify Account

When you create an account to apply to COTC, you will be asked to verify the email you used to create the account before you can begin and complete your application. You will receive an email with a link to confirm your email address and activate your account.

3. Complete the COTC Application

Once your email is confirmed and your account is activated, you may sign in using the email address and password from step one to complete your application.

For more information, view the complete steps to enroll.

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