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Welcome to Jackson College! Jackson College is a leader among community colleges not only in the State of Michigan, but also across the country. Expert and caring faculty members, rigorous programs of study, transferability of credits to four year institutions, at an affordable price is what make Jackson College a leader among community colleges. If you are an international student, please see visit the International Student Institute page for information about international admissions.

New Student Checklist
1 Complete an online application
2 Financial Aid
3 Transcripts
  • Send in your high school transcript if you have graduated in the last three (3) years.
  • Send official college transcript only if you are requesting a transfer credit evaluation toward a JC degree.
  • If you do not have transcripts, you will need to take course placement.
4 Course Placement

Course placement assesses your skill level in writing, reading, tech literacy, and math to ensure your success.

Course placement may not be needed if...
  • You took the ACT/SAT within the last three (3) years.
  • You successfully completed math and English at a previous college
  • You plan on taking a JC course for personal interest or audit only
5 New Student Orientation

Once you have completed all the required steps to admissions, you will receive an acceptance letter. This letter will provide details on how to reserve your new student orientation time. At orientation you will meet with an advisor to discuss courses to register for.
6 Registration

Once you have completed all the above steps to admissions and have attended orientation, you will be able to register for classes.