Steps for First-time Freshman Student

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First-time college students must complete and submit a North Central Missouri College application for admission below. Students must also submit a transcript from an accredited or state-recognized high school, GED certificate, or certificate of completion and transcript from a homeschool program. In addition, students must submit transcripts from all prior institutions including where dual credit or dual enrollment credit may have been earned.
Potential recipients of military/veteran benefits should check here for additional information and requirements.

Step 1

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Apply for Admission

Your admissions status is available on myCOMPASS.

Important Dates/Deadlines

*Application and transcript deadlines are on the date indicated at 4:00pm central time



Step 2

Request Transcripts/Test Scores

Have official transcripts from all previously attended institutions and military transcripts sent to NCMC at the following address:

North Central Missouri College

Attn: Admissions Office
1301 Main Street
Trenton, MO 64683

What’s an official transcript?

All transcripts must be submitted to the Admissions Office in a sealed envelope to be accepted for admissions. Transcripts will not be accepted if faxed or delivered in a personal envelope.

*If you have taken classes at another college (including dual credit courses), an official transcript(s) must be submitted.

Provide NCMC with a copy of your ACT or Placement test scores. If your math scores are more than three years old OR you need to test, you may sign up for testing.

Register for Testing.


Step 3

Apply for Financial Aid

Loan types, forms, verification, cost and refund information are made available on the Financial Aid website.

Visit NCMC’s Financial Aid


Step 4

Register for O.A.R.

Every new NCMC student is required to attend an OAR session.

Visit Orientation, Advising & Registration


Step 5

Residence Hall and Meal plan agreements are available for NCMC students.

Download and complete the form for submission.

Housing Contract & Health Form  


Step 6

If needed, arrange for Accessibility Services.

Accessibility Services provides coordination of support services and accommodations for all qualified students with disabilities. Through collaboration and support of the entire campus community, the Accessibility Services office ensures that all individuals have access to college life at its fullest. Services and accommodations are determined individually based on disability documentation.

View Accessibility Services


Step 7

Apply for Student Support Services.

You may be eligible if you fall into at least one of the following categories:

  • Meet federal income guidelines.
  • Are a first-generation college student (neither parent received a 4 yr. degree)
  • Have a documented disability

There is No Cost to SSS students; all of SSS services are FREE.

Apply for Student Support Services


Step 8

Welcome to NCMC!

After attending OAR, meeting with your advisor, and registering for classes, you’re ready to purchase textbooks!

Visit NCMC’s Online Bookstore

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