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High School Students

Application Process (Admission Requirements, Materials, & Deadlines)

Apply to NEMCC

Regular admission is granted to academic, technical, and career students who seek the Associate of Arts Degree, the Associate of Applied Science Degree, or the Career Certificate. Apply Now to submit your application.

These steps do not necessarily have to be completed in order. They simply serve as a guide toward enrollment.

Start Watching your Email

After you complete your application, you can begin submitting the documents listed below.  Start watching your email as well.  You will receive at least three emails during the application process.

  • Checklist Email - You will receive an email from enrollment@nemcc.edu that list the items that need to be complete in order to be accepted to Northeast. This will include things like your High School Transcripts, Tax Documents, Proof of Residency, etc. This will be sent to the email address you provided on your application.  It is important that this email address is correct.
  • Acceptance Email - Once all of the requirements for admission have been met, you should expect to receive a second email from enrollment@nemcc.edu indicating that you have been accepted for admission to the college.
  • Okta Invitation Email - After you receive the acceptance email, you should receive a third email from okta@nemcc.edu that provides instructions on setting up your Northeast Single Sign on credentials and Multi-Factor Authentication.  This email will be good for seven (7) days.  Please complete the steps in this email as soon as possible.

Submit High School Transcript

A high school transcript which documents a minimum of fourteen (14) high school units with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Students who have an ACT score of 30 or higher may be granted Dual Admissions status without completing 14 units provided all other criteria are met. A home-schooled student must submit a notarized transcript prepared by a parent, guardian, or custodian with a signature and date.

Students interested in enrolling in career/technical courses as a dual enrollment student must have a 2.0 GPA and sophomore standing .

Submit Letter of Recommendation

An unconditional letter of recommendation from the high school principal and/or guidance counselor. A home-schooled student must submit a written recommendation from the students' parent, legal guardian or legal custodian.

Submit ACT Scores

Scores on the American College Test (ACT) or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). Some vocational/career certificate students may be required to complete the WorkKeys Test with the required score to in enroll in particular programs.

  • ACT scores are not required for students over 21 years of age for acceptance into NEMCC, however, the test may be required for entry into specific programs. A placement test may also be required.

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Restrictions on Registration

  • Not allowed to enroll in beginning level courses.
  • Limited to 11 hours per semester unless approved by Vice President of Instruction