Effective September 11, 2017, students applying for admission, transfer, or readmission to any N. C. community college or university must establish residency using a Residency Determination Service (RDS) application. This service will allow a student to use one residency determination (in-state or out-of-state) for admissions applications to multiple NC public colleges and universities and to demonstrate residency for financial aid consideration. Learn More
Applicants applying for admission to the Cosmetology Instructor Training program must meet General Admissions requirements in addition to specific program requirements. Each applicant must complete the full list of requirements listed below:
New students must complete an application for admission, including a residency determination request. All applicants must complete Residency Determination to determine tuition status (in-state or out-of-state) prior to completing and submitting an admissions application. Documentation may be required during this process. Once you have completed your Residency Determination, you will be provided a Residency Certification Number (RCN) that can be used to complete your Admissions Application. Once your admissions application is completed, print, sign and bring the confirmation page to your Admissions Interview.
Sampson Community College strongly encourages you to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as early as possible in order to qualify for all forms of federal and state aid you are eligible for. Although we encourage students to complete this application as early as possible, please understand that ALL admissions requirements must be completed before financial aid can be awarded.
An official transcript showing high school graduation or GED completion is required for all students seeking financial aid. Electronic requests may be made (1) upon submission of an online admissions application, or (2) directly from within the Application Hub. This service is free of charge to students.Transcripts from other colleges or universities attended are required to verify prerequisite coursework and for transfer credit review.Transcripts from other colleges or universities attended are required to verify prerequisite coursework and for transfer credit review.
Applicants should request for complete transcripts be sent to the SCC Admissions Office:
SCC Admissions Office
P.O. Box 318
Clinton, NC 28329
Opened or faxed transcripts are not official.
High School Graduates: Applicants who have graduated from high school should submit an official transcript showing all course work completed and the date of graduation. High school seniors may submit an official partial transcript showing their current courses and the intended date of graduation. It is the student’s responsibility to submit a final high school transcript prior to admission to an Associate Degree or Diploma program. Students currently attending, or previously graduated from, a participating high school may request electronic transcripts on www.cfnc.org to be sent to Sampson Community College. Electronic requests may be made (1) upon submission of an online admissions application, or (2) directly from within the Application Hub. This service is free of charge to students.
Homeschool Graduates: Applicants must submit a copy of the home school’s approved registration from the state in which they are registered and an official transcript including the graduation date. Official transcripts must be issued by the chief administrator of the home school and show the school’s name and address.
High School Diploma Equivalency (GED): Applicants who have successfully completed the GED program should request for their scores be sent to the SCC Admissions Office. Students can request an official copy of their scores by visiting the following website: GED Testing Service
Transfer Applicants: Applicants seeking to transfer from another college or university must follow the established procedures for general admission and meet all requirements. Official transcripts showing high school graduation or GED completion and all colleges attended are required before admission to degree or diploma programs can be granted.
Non-U.S. Schools: Official transcripts from non-US schools must be translated and evaluated by any member agency associated with the National Associated of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Please visit www.naces.org for more information.
Students are required to meet with a counselor for an Admission Interview prior to acceptance to the college. The purpose of the interview is to review placement test scores and determine a course of study appropriate to students’ interests and aptitude levels.
Students completing the placement test will complete their admission interview after testing. Students that do not have to take the placement test will need to meet with a counselor prior to acceptance at the college. A letter of acceptance will be mailed to you following your Admissions Interview.