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Ready to come to DC3? Take a look at our admissions policies and then head straight to our online application.

Who can attend DC3?

Looking for the next step in your educational journey? We have a place for you at DC3.

New Students

Brand new to college? DC3 is a great place to start! Just follow the admissions checklist below. 

Transfer Students

It’s easy to transfer to DC3. Get started by following the admissions checklist.

* Transfer students on academic probation may be accepted on probation at Dodge City Community College. To qualify for any degree, students must earn their last twelve hours of credit at Dodge City Community College.

International Students

What better place to get your education than America’s heartland? Take a look at our international student guidelines to learn more.

High School Students

We welcome any high school student who qualifies under Kansas Legislature Act SB421 and has been authorized by his/her school’s principal to attend college courses. A copy of the student’s Education Plan (EP) must be on file with the college registrar’s office for college credit to be granted.

Unaccredited Private School Students

At DC3, students who have graduated from an unaccredited school can be admitted under the same provisions and regulations that apply to any other student. In these cases, students will need to submit evidence of their academic status in the form of a diploma, transcripts or assessment exams.

Non-Degree Seeking Students

Want to learn but don’t need the degree? No problem. Go ahead and apply, but you won’t need to submit any transcripts.

Admissions Checklist

International students, please see our International Student Guidelines.

All students:

  1. Complete the Admissions Application.
  2. Have your official high school transcript sent directly from the school to the Admissions Office.* GED recipients can have their final scores sent directly to the college from the State Board of Education.
  3. Have any official college transcripts from other colleges you’ve attended sent directly from the issuing schools to the Admissions Office.*
  4. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at fafsa.ed.gov and file your taxes as soon as possible after January 1. The Dodge City Community College school code for the FAFSA is 001913.
  5. Take the ACT and request to have your test scores sent to Dodge City Community College using ACT code 014020. If you have taken the ACT but your scores aren’t high enough, you will need to take the COMPASS test in our testing center.

Students who will participate in athletics or the nursing program:

  1. Submit a signed form from a physician stating that you’ve received a recent physical examination. (Varsity athletes will need a physical exam each year.)

Students who will participate in athletics, the nursing program, or live on campus:

  1. Provide a complete medical form.

* All official transcripts must be mailed by the issuing institution directly to the Dodge City Community College Admissions Office. Hand-delivered hard copies or electronic copies will not be accepted.

Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

Questions? Contact our admissions staff.

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Aid & Scholarships

Getting a college degree shouldn’t break the bank. We offer scholarships and help with securing student loans.

Financial Aid & Scholarships