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Are You a Degree-Seeking Freshman? (Matriculated)

You are a Freshman applicant if since graduating high school, you have never enrolled in college, and you plan to obtain a college degree or certificate. Freshman applicants may also be eligible to receive financial aid.

You have or will have earned a recognized high school diploma or high school equivalency (HSE) diploma by the start of your first matriculated semester at NCC.


I'm not a Degree-Seeking Student. Let me choose again.



Nassau Community College’s online admissions application is currently being upgraded to better serve our students. To apply, please follow the steps below to complete our fillable PDF admissions application:

You will receive a response shortly after submission with information regarding the rest of the admissions process.

  • Our high school and college(s) transcript/documentation requirements remain unchanged:
    • High School Transcript: submitted by your High School Guidance Office via email to admissions@ncc.edu or through the Naviance system.
    • Foreign Educational Documents: send a scanned or digital photo of your education documents/transcripts to Admissions@ncc.edu. Documents may need to be evaluated by a third-party evaluator.
  • Major: include your first-choice major by referring to the major codes listed in the Program Requirement Chart.


Check markProgram Choice

Did you review the program requirement chart to see if you will meet the requirements for your selected program of study? Did you choose an appropriate second choice program?

Most freshmen with a recognized high school diploma will be accepted for admission. HOWEVER, many programs have specific requirements which must be met before admission is granted. PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS CHART Applicants who are ineligible for their selected program will be admitted to an alternate program. Students can change their major for a future semester after the completion of any required remedial work and fulfillment of admissions requirements.

Check markComplete the Application and pay the non-refundable application fee

Please submit the application fee of $55, by check or money order, and send to:

Nassau Community College 
Bursar, Student Services Center 
One Education Drive 
Garden City, NY 11530-6793 

Check mark Meet the Application Completion Deadlines.

Fall Semester: AUGUST 13
Spring Semester: JANUARY 4

The Allied Health Sciences programs and Nursing have specific deadlines that must be met.  The deadlines are listed below, and all required documentation must be submitted to the Office of Admissions by the indicated date. Please refer to the Programs and Admissions Requirements Chart for more information pertaining to the required documentation.

  1. Medical Laboratory Technician: April 4, 2022
  2. Nursing: October 4, 2021(Spring admission), March 14, 2022 (Fall admission) 
  3. Physical Therapist Assistant: February 24, 2022
  4. Radiation Therapy Tech: January 31, 20222
  5. Radiologic Technology: January 31, 2022
  6. Respiratory Care: March 7, 2022
  7. Surgical Technology: March 1, 2022

If a deadline falls on a weekend, applications and all supporting credentials are accepted through the following Monday.

Note: check the college website for deadline information for summer and winter sessions.

Submit required documents as soon as possible.

All new-freshman applicants will be required to submit, at least, their official and sealed high school transcript. Applicants applying before they graduate high school can submit their current high school transcript and be accepted before they graduate. They must submit another transcript indicating graduation during their first semester.

Please note, Nassau Community College reserves the right to request an applicant complete a third party evaluation for academic documents from outside of the Unites States. The evaluation company must be members of AACRAO, NAFSA, NACES, AICE, ATA and Better Business Bureau.

Check mark Schedule an appointment for the college’s placement test.

If you need to take one or more sections of the college’s Placement test, the Admissions Office will notify you through your personal email. Learn more about these exams.

Check mark Immunization records:

If you were born on or after 1/1/1957, and are registering for six or more credits, New York State requires you to submit proof of immunization for measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) in order to secure your registration for classes. You must also submit the required NYS meningitis survey. Visit Health Services, to learn more.

Check mark Paying for college!

All new students are strongly encouraged to file for Federal Student Aid) at fafsa.ed.gov. By completing these forms, you may be eligible for federal and state grants, loans and college work-study.


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