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Shelton State Community College is an open admission institution. All students who have earned a high school diploma or GED are eligible for admission. Any applicant without a high school diploma or GED is encouraged to contact the Adult Education Department by emailing GED@sheltonstate.edu. If you have questions regarding admission to the College, please email us at admissions@sheltonstate.edu.

 

To start, please select the application below that best describes you.

A student who has not previously attended any college after high school graduation or obtaining of a GED is considered a first-time freshman.

 

Dual enrollment students will be considered first-time freshmen after graduation from high school and must submit a first-time freshman application.

 

  • Submit Shelton State application online.
  • Submit and upload a copy of your primary form of identification (driver’s license, learner’s permit, U.S. passport, other government-issued identification, etc.) within your application portal.
  • Submit official high school or GED transcript documenting graduation.
  • Submit official College transcript if attended as a dual enrollment student prior to graduating high school.

 

If you have questions regarding admission to the College, please email us at admissions@sheltonstate.edu, text 205.528.4301, or join one of our Drop-In Chats.

A student who has attended another college or university prior to enrolling at Shelton State is considered a transfer student.

 

  • Submit Shelton State application online.
  • Submit and upload a copy of your primary form of identification (driver’s license, learner’s permit, U.S. passport, other government-issued identification, etc.) within your application portal.
  • Submit official college transcripts from all previously attended colleges.
  • Submit official high school or GED transcript documenting graduation.

 

If you have questions regarding admission to the College, please email us at admissions@sheltonstate.edu, text 205.528.3248, or join one of our Drop-In Chats.

A student enrolled at one college but taking classes at another that will count towards their degree at their home college is a transient student.

 

  • Submit Shelton State application online.
  • Submit and upload a copy of your primary form of identification (driver’s license, learner’s permit, U.S. passport, other government-issued identification, etc.) within your application portal.
  • Submit a transient letter listing specific approved courses for the appropriate term.

Note: Transient students are not eligible for federal financial aid.

 

If you have questions regarding admission to the College, please email us at admissions@sheltonstate.edu, text 205.635.1221, or join one of our Drop-In Chats.

A former Shelton State student who has not attended the College within one calendar year is considered re-admitted. The former student will be required to submit a new application for admission.

 

  • Submit Shelton State application online.
  • Submit and upload a copy of your primary form of identification (driver’s license, learner’s permit, U.S. passport, other government-issued identification, etc.) within your application portal.
  • Submit official high school or GED transcript documenting graduation if not previously submitted.
  • Submit official college transcript(s) if other colleges were attended after attending Shelton State.

 

If you have questions regarding admission to the College, please email us at admissions@sheltonstate.edu, text 205.293.3816, or join one of our Drop-In Chats.

Dual enrollment students receive college credit with Shelton State as well as with their current high school.

 

Visit Next Steps to complete the admission process to register for the Dual Enrollment Program.

 

Note: Learn more about the Dual Enrollment Career Technical Education (CTE) Scholarships.

A student who earns college credit while still in high school is considered an accelerated high school student.

 

  • Submit Shelton State application online.
  • Submit and upload a copy of your primary form of identification (driver’s license, learner’s permit, U.S. passport, other government-issued identification, etc.) within your application portal.
  • Submit and upload a completed Accelerated High School Permission Form within your application portal.
  • Provide a copy of your current high school transcript.
  • Complete all high school prerequisites. For example, an accelerated high school student cannot take college English courses until all high school English courses have been completed.

Note: Student must have a minimum overall 3.0 GPA, be enrolled in 11th or 12th grade, and meet all prerequisite requirements listed in the SSCC College Catalog. Students must submit appropriate ACT/SAT scores or complete placement testing.

For information about the International Student Admissions Process, contact International Students.

 

International Student Application Deadlines

Semester Deadline
Summer 2022 May 6, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.
Fall 2022 August 12, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.
Spring 2023 December 16, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.