Regular admission to a degree or certificate program 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. COTC may also grant
prior-learning credit for certain life and career experiences.
New students must
submit the free application for admission.
All students who apply are admitted to COTC, and students who
submit the Free Application for
Federal Student Aid will automatically be considered for
scholarships; there is no separate scholarship application to
complete. Students who enroll for a minimum of six credit hours
per semester in a degree or certificate program will be eligible