Admission to Cowley County Community College
is open to all individuals who can academically benefit from its educational
Before full admission can be granted, students must provide
1. high school diploma or GED certificate.
transcripts from all colleges previously attended.
3. assessment scores
or ACT scores demonstrating an ability to benefit from college level
Cowley College reserves the right to deny a student admission
or readmission if it is determined to be in the best interests of the
college community to do so, or if the college is unable to provide the
services, courses or program(s) needed to assist the student in meeting
Applicants may be provisionally
admitted for a maximum of 12 credit hours pending submission of the required
Ability to benefit: Students who do not meet the ability to
benefit guidelines will be admitted on a provisional basis, pending satisfactory
progress in the essential skills curriculum. These students may enroll
in a maximum of 13 credit hours and must earn a semester GPA of 2.0 to
be eligible for continued enrollment.
of other colleges and universities and other applicants not seeking a
degree from Cowley may be admitted as guest students. Guest students
may earn a maximum of 12 credit hours. To enroll in additional hours,
the student must first be fully admitted by providing the documents listed
above. Guest students who have completed a degree will be exempt from
the credit hour limit. Students in this category are considered non-degree
seeking and will not declare a major.
High School and Gifted Students
have not received a high school diploma and are currently enrolled as
a high school sophomore, junior, or senior may obtain special student
status and be admitted to the College if they meet minimum grade point
and assessment requirements and obtain written authorization from the
school principal. Freshmen who are gifted and the IEP documents their
ability to benefit from college coursework or have been accepted for
enrollment at an eligible postsecondary educational institution, may
also obtain special student status and be admitted to the College if
they meet minimum grade point and assessment requirements and obtain
written authorization from the school principal.
Cowley welcomes students who are
citizens of other nations and are able to meet admissions and U.S. Citizenship
and Immigration Services (USCIS) requirements.
Adopted November 20, 2006
Revised September 15, 2008
Revised June 21, 2010