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Follow these steps to become enrolled at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College. Should you need any assistance along the way, please contact Student Services.


Step 1: Complete Application for Admission 


Step 2: Submit Required Admission Documents

    • Proof of Immunizations or Waiver
    • Proof of Selective Service Registraion (if applicable)
    • High School transcript (required for Financial Aid)
    • An official college transcript(s) from colleges/institutions you previously attended, if you will be transferring credit or using credit toward fulfilling pre-requisites. (You must have earned a "C" or better for credit to transfer.)
      • Transcripts must be submitted in the following ways:
        • In a sealed envelope from the college/university; or,
        • Mailed directly from the college.

Step 3: Complete FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid 

  • It is not required, however all students are encouraged to complete the FAFSA each academic year to determine eligibility for aid, loans, scholarships, TOPS, etc.

Visit the NLTCC Financial Aid site for more information about the different types of grants and loans offered. To understand more about how the application process works, check out How to Apply for Financial Aid.


Step 4: Complete Testing/Placement Measures (if applicable)

  • Submit a copy of your high school transcript or equivalency diploma showing successful completion of high school curriculum to have placement testing waived for applicable programs. 
  •  If applicable, complete Testing/Placement Measures.
    • Placement testing maybe waived if previous ACT/SAT/COMPASS/ACCUPLACER test scores are submitted to Student Services and meet the program entrance requirements.  Please visit Student Services for more information about taking the ACCUPLACER (Classic, New Generation) test. Use the codes below to have CLEP, SAT, and AP scores sent to NLTCC.
      • Score Recipient Code for CLEP:  7197
      • College Board Designated Institution (DI) Code: 7818


Step 5: Academic Advising


Step 6: Pay Tuition and Fees or Make Payment Arrangements

  • NLTCC offers several payment methods including:
    • Online payment, payment in person, or check/money order
    • Installment Payment Plans help you spread the cost of college over several payments
    • Financial Aid will be applied to your student account


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