clocktower runnersNew Students at CC

Applying to Centralia College is easy. There is no application fee. Applications are accepted throughout the year for entrance into any quarter and most programs.

You are considered a new student if you have never attended Centralia College before or if you've been away from CC for a year or more. 


Applying for admissions to Centralia College is as simple as visiting the Enrollment Services Office (second floor of the TransAlta Commons on the main campus or Centralia College East in Morton) or completing an online admission form. There is no cost to apply.

Step 2 - Arrange Funding

After submitting your application, you'll want to start applying for financial aid right away. CC's Financial Aid Office can help. Apply by March 1 for maximum availability.

Step 3 - Submit Placement & Transcripts

Centralia College offers several ways for students to complete academic placement into math and English courses.

Options include:

  1. Accuplacer Next Generation test
  2. Assessment taken at another college/university
  3. Transcript from another college with successful completion of specific classes
  4. High School transcript (used for English Placement only)
  5. Approved Academic Credit for Prior Learning: Credit by Testing such as Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB)

For the most current list of acceptable placement options, including minimum scores required and expiration periods, contact Enrollment Services at 360-623-8976 or Submit other college/university assessments, transcripts, or AP/IB scores to Enrollment Services.

Step 4- See an Advisor

Contact the Advising/Counseling Center (second floor of the TransAlta Commons or at Centralia College East in Morton) at to schedule an appointment for New Student Advising and Registration.

Need Help? Contact Enrollment Services if you have specific questions about the admissions process.

Contact Enrollment Services

TransAlta Commons, Second Floor
360-623-8976 - Centralia Campus
701 Airport Way - CCEast (Morton) Campus
360-496-5022 - CCEast (Morton)
360-330-7112 (fax)