Admission Requirements

First Time Student

If you are a First Time Student, here’s what you need to know:

International Student

If you are an International Student, here’s what you need to know:

Non-Degree Seeking Student

If you are a Non-Degree Seeking Student, here’s what you need to know:

Re-Admit Student

Re-Admit Students are:

  • Former/previous applicants who were accepted for attendance at DCC, but chose to move his/her application forward to the next semester.
  • Former/previous degree-seeking DCC students who have NOT attended classes at DCC for six (6) months or more;
  • Former/previous degree-seeking students who attended another college or university since last enrolling at DCC;
  • Former/previous student who has recently graduated from DCC;
  • Former/previous degree-seeking DCC students who were suspended from DCC for academic or disciplinary reasons (regardless of length of time elapsed since last enrolling at DCC).
  • In addition to completing this form, suspended students must attach a carefully prepared “plan” outlining:
    1. How the student will improve his/her academic performance if readmitted; and
    2. The student’s education and career goals, including detailed plans for goal attainment.

A complete application includes the following components:

  1. Completed Application for Re-Admittance submitted (mail, delivered, web) to the Admission Office.
  2. Official transcripts from ALL colleges attended after last enrolled at DCC; must be sent directly to the Dawson Community College Office of Admissions. International student transcripts not in English must be accompanied by an official translation from an outside source such as Transcripts submitted cannot be released or duplicated, as they remain the property of the originating institution.
  3. Any component listed under ‘degree seeking’ not previously provided.

Transfer Student

Transfer Students are: students who have attended another college or university, that plan to earn a degree or certificate, and enroll in more than seven credits in a semester at DCC.

A complete application includes the following components:

  • Completed Admissions Application, submitted (mail, delivered, web) to the Admission Office; if transferring from a Montana College/University there is the option of completing the MUS Request for Transmittal, and submit it with an $8 fee to the registrar office at the school they have previously attended.
  • $30 one-time non-refundable application fee.
  • Official high school transcript from an accredited high school, or home school, with graduation date posted, or an official state issued equivalency transcript (GED, HiSET, TASC). Home-schooled graduates must also provide documentation stating compliance with the state law in which their home school was located (i.e. letter from the County Superintendent of Schools, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, etc. on letterhead) or a state issued diploma.
  • Official transcripts from ALL previously attended colleges.
  • COMPASS Assessment scores.
  • Proof of two MMR immunizations (if born after December 31, 1956; proof of age if born before January 1, 1957).