Admissions Requirements

Degree Seeking Student

  1. Request high school to send official copy of your academic transcript showing date of graduation directly to Volunteer State Office of Admissions, or submit an official copy of GED scores (if applicable).
  2. Submit ACT or SAT scores if under 21 years of age as of the first day of class for the first term of enrollment. (Scores are used for placement and counseling purposes only.) If over 21, see testing section below.
  3. Request all previously attended colleges to send official copies of your academic transcript (with college seal) directly to Volunteer State Office of Admissions.
  4. International students, requiring an I–20, should follow the instructions outlined in the Volunteer State Community College Catalog under the sections “How to Enroll” and “International Students”.
  5. Register for your classes online and pay for your fees!

Technical Certificate Student

  1. Request high school to send official copy of your academic transcript showing date of graduation directly to Volunteer State Office of Admissions, or submit an official copy of GED scores (if applicable).
  2. Take the ACT or placement test, if required for selected courses. Please refer to the College Catalog course descriptions for information to determine if testing is required. If you have questions about which tests are required for the courses you wish to take, call the Advising Center at 615-230-3702.
  3. Register for your classes online and pay for your fees.

Non-Degree Seeking Student

  1. Take the ACT or placement test, if required for selected courses. Please refer to the College Catalog course descriptions for information to determine if testing is required. If you have questions about which tests are required for the courses you wish to take, call the Advising Center at 615-230-3702.
  2. Register for your classes online and pay for your fees.

Transient Student

  1. Request other college or university to send an official copy of your transcript directly to Volunteer State Office of Admissions.
  2. Register for your classes online and pay for your fees.