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Wilson Community College is a comprehensive community college and a proud member of the North Carolina Community College System. The College has an “open-door-policy”, which means that students are assisted in selecting programs that serve their needs and objectives in life, consistent with their background, aptitudes and expressed interests. Some programs have additional admissions requirements.

Wilson Community College reserves the right to refuse enrollment in distance learning courses to any applicant who is not a North Carolina resident, if that applicant resides in a state where the College is not authorized to provide distance learning courses.

Admissions Procedures for New and Re-admitted Students

Steps 1-3 must be completed for admissions to a curriculum program before official acceptance is granted:
  • Go to opens new window and select “complete residency determination”.
  • Follow the steps to obtain a residency certification number (RCN).
  • You must enter your RCN to submit your college application.
  • Please note that the username and password used to complete the residency determination and to complete the online application for admission will be the same.

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  • The College must receive an official (sealed) transcript from your high school, GED/Adult High School Equivalency, or Adult High School Diploma.
  • Recent NC public high school graduates who apply through may request official transcripts for free when submitting their application.
  • Official college transcripts submitted to the College will also be reviewed for credit transfer.

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Submit mailed transcripts to:

Wilson Community College
Attention: Admissions
P.O. Box 4305
902 Herring Avenue
Wilson, NC 27893

  • You may be required to take placement tests for English and/or math.
  • Once your transcripts are received, an admissions counselor will contact you if placement testing is needed.
  • For more information see the Placement Testing page. opens new window
  • Please visit the FAFSA website opens new window to submit your application today.
  • The Wilson Community College school code is 004845

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Due to the threat of severe weather, the college will be closed on Friday, September 7, 2023.