Admissions

We are excited that you are considering Columbus Technical College. Below you will find all the information you need to successfully apply and be admitted.

If you would like to visit campus to see our programs and speak with staff, we have weekly campus tours.

New Students

New students may apply for admissions to Columbus Technical College using the Adobe Acrobat version of our college application, or apply online through GAcollege411.org. You may also visit our Admissions Office in person for an application, or call us at 706.649.1847 to have an application mailed to you.

  • Admissions Application 133kb, pdf Get Adobe Reader
    Once you complete the application, please mail, fax or deliver it to the college using the contact information provided on the application.

The Columbus Technical College Application Fee is $25. Please review the Admissions Checklist to complete the admissions process. For more information, please call 706-649-1847 or email admissions@columbustech.edu.

For more information on tuition rates and other fees, please review the Business Office information.

High School Students

Please review Programs for High School Students for information on Dual Enrollment and other programs.

International Applicants

Please use the International Student Application Packet (pdf Get Adobe Reader).

The Columbus Technical College Application Fee is $25.

Please review the Admissions Checklist to complete the admissions process. For more information, please call 706-649-1847 or email admissions@columbustech.edu.

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Former Students

If you have not been enrolled at CTC for the last two consecutive quarters please use the Re-admit Application.

Please review the Admissions Checklist to complete the admissions process. For more information, please call 706-649-1847 or email admissions@columbustech.edu

 


Verification of Lawful Presence in the United States

Effective January 1, 2012, all students applying for in-state tuition must provide validation of lawful presence in the United States. The following documents will serve as proof of lawful presence in the United States and documentation will be required before you are eligible for consideration of in-state tuition:

  • A current Driver’s License issued by the State of Georgia after January 1, 2008.
  • A current ID issued by the State of Georgia after January 1, 2008.
  • A current Driver’s License or ID from::
    • Alabama:  Issued after August 1, 2000
    • Florida:  Issued after January 1, 2010 OR have a gold star in the upper right hand corner.
    • South Carolina: Issued after November 1, 2008
    • Tennessee:  Issued after May 29, 2004.
    • Any State: Any valid drivers’ license or ID card with this gold star  in the upper right hand corner.
  • A certified U.S. Birth Certificate showing the student was born in the U.S. or a U.S. territory. A photocopy is not acceptable.
  • A U.S. Certificate of Birth Abroad issued by the Department of State (DS-1350) or a Consular Report of Birth Abroad (FS-240).
  • A current U.S. Passport.
  • A U.S. Certificate of Citizenship (USCIS form N-560 or N-561).
  • An approved completed FAFSA for the current financial aid year.
  • A current, valid Permanent Resident Card (USCIS form 1-151 or 1-551).
  • A current, valid military identification card for active duty soldiers or veterans.

A U.S. Certificate of Naturalization (USCIS form N-550 or N-570). Proof of Georgia Residency – In-State Tuition

Any student who cannot be verified as lawfully present in the United States is not eligible to be considered for in-state tuition, regardless of how long he or she has lived in Georgia. In addition to being lawfully present in the United States, students must meet the in-state tuition requirements as outlined in TCSG Board Policy and Procedure V.B.3 to warrant an in-state classification. Students that are initially classified as out-of-state and successfully petition to have their residency changed to in-state also have to meet the verification requirement.

Request for transcripts to be sent to Columbus Technical College

You may use our Request for Official School Transcript form (113kb, pdf Get Adobe Reader) to request transcripts be sent to Columbus Technical College from another institution. Mail the completed form to the school from which you need a transcript.