IMPORTANT: The Application for Admission to ECCC for the Fall 2023 academic term opened September 1, 2022. The Application for On-Campus Housing for Fall 2023 opens October 1, 2022.

The East Central Community College staff looks forward to having you as part of our family! Please review the admissions requirements below to find out what you will need to be admitted! 

Admissions Requirements

First Time Freshman

first-time freshman is a high school graduate or can provide high school equivalency transcript with no previous college enrollment.



readmit student is a student who has attended East Central in the past and has had a break in enrollment. A break in enrollment means that you have missed a semester (summer does not apply)


  • Application for Admission
  • Official ACT or Accuplacer Placement scores
  • All College transcripts from any other college(s) attended.

Dual Credit / Dual Enrolled

dual credit student is a student who is enrolled in high school and is taking an East Central course on their high school campus. Find out more on our Dual Credit webpage.

dual enrolled student is a student who is enrolled in college courses not on the high school campus while still in high school.


  • Completion of at least 14 core high school units. (Students who do not have te 14 units but have an ACT composite score of 30 or above may be considered.)
  • Have a minimum of 3.0 cumulative
  • GPA on a 4.0 scale for high school work completed.


  • Application for Admission
  • Official ACT score
  • Official partial high school transcript
  • Letter of Recommendation from your high school principal or counselor

Transfers / Non-Degree Seeking / Transient

transfer student is a student who has NEVER attended East Central Community College, but has attended another college institution.

A non-degree seeking student is a student who does not intend to pursue a degree at East Central.


  • Application for Admission
  • All college transcripts from every college you attended.
  • Official ACT or Accuplacer Placement scores OR Completion of English Comp I AND College Algebra with a grade of a 'C' or better in both courses.