Returning Students

At Cowley, we applaud you for returning to pursue your academic journey. As a busy adult we understand that your time is at a premium. Whether you are completing a degree or gaining job skills our faculty and staff are dedicated to helping you achieve your goals. The following steps will help get you started.

  1. Complete an Application for Admission. (Previous Cowley students, please see Current Student.)
  2. Apply for Federal Financial Aid. Cowley’s Financial Aid code is 001902.
  3. Complete the Housing Application and Contract, if you intend to live in the residence halls located in Arkansas City.
  4. Send us your high school and college transcripts. Click here for directions on transcripts.
    1. For information about transferring courses, click here.
  5. Complete Placement Testing at one of our campus locations if necessary.
    1. Click here for placement information.
  6. Contact Admissions to enroll in classes with an admissions representative.
    1. Click here to contact an advisor.
  7. Visit the Cowley College Bookstore to obtain your books. Books are available 3 weeks before classes start.
  8. Start your journey with the first day of class.