Admission Policy

Freshman

A student is considered a freshman applicant at ECTC when the individual has no previous college coursework.  If student has dual credit/dual enrolled/SEEK credits earned prior to high school graduation, they are still considered freshman at ECTC.

Requirements:

  • Placement test scores in accordance with the KCTCS Student Assessment and Placement Policy.
  • Final high school transcript/GED score.*
  • Official college transcripts from colleges attended while enrolled in high school.*

*A first-time freshman may be admitted conditionally for one enrollment term without the final high school transcript/GED scores/official college transcripts.  The final high school transcript/GED scores and all official college transcripts must be submitted to the admissions office prior to any subsequent term enrollments. 

Transfer Student

A student is considered a transfer applicant at ECTC when the individual has earned any college credits after high school graduation or previously attended KCTCS but last school attended was outside of KCTCS.

Requirements:

  • Official college transcripts and Joint Service Transcripts (JST) from all previously attended colleges.
  • Placement test scores in accordance with the KCTCS Student Assessment and Placement Policy may be required to verify pre-requisite completion for certain courses.

Readmit Student

A student is considered a readmit applicant at ECTC when the individual has attended KCTCS previously and has not attended any other college since enrolled at KCTCS.

Requirements:

  • Final high school transcript if enrolled conditionally at time of previous admission to the college and never submitted required transcript.
  • Official college transcripts from all previously attended colleges, if not submitted at time of previous admission to ECTC.
  • Placement test scores in accordance with the KCTCS Student Assessment and Placement Policy may be required to verify pre-requisite completion for certain courses.

Visiting Student

A student is considered to be visiting when the individual plans to attend ECTC as non-degree seeking and transfers their ECTC credit towards their degree at their home institution.

Requirements:

  • A letter of good standing from the home institution indicating the student is eligible to return to home institution and also indicate the course work to be taken during the visiting semester.
  • Placement test scores in accordance with the KCTCS Student Assessment and Placement Policy and/or an unofficial transcript from the previous institution(s) may be required to verify pre-requisite completion for certain ECTC courses.

Non-Degree Student

A student is considered non-degree when the individual plans to only take a class or classes and has no intention of earning a certificate, diploma or degree at ECTC.

Requirements:

  • Placement test scores in accordance with the KCTCS Student Assessment and Placement Policy or unofficial college transcripts may be required only to verify pre-requisite completion for certain ECTC courses.