Get your degree.

A first-time student at NSCC is an applicant who has never attended any college before. Below are the steps you need to take to apply to Nashville State.

A readmitted student is any former NSCC student who has not been enrolled for over one year and seeks to return to college. Download Steps for Readmitted Student to Apply

Address to Send Documents

NSCC Office of Admission
120 White Bridge Pike
Nashville, TN 37209

Steps for Degree Seekers to Apply

  1. Submit an NSCC application and the $20 app fee.
    Apply online
    Download a PDF application
  2. Request your high school transcript.
    Ask your high school to forward an official transcript to our Office of Admissions. If you have a GED, request that a reporting institution sends a copy directly to our Office of Admissions. 
  3. Send us your Official ACT Report.
    The ACT scores on your official high school transcripts are acceptable, as are SAT scores.

    Request your report from American College Testing Program
    NSCC ACT code: 3983
    Use this number to request scores be sent to NSCC.

    If you are 21 years of age or older, you are not required to submit an ACT Report. You will be required to take the Accuplacer test. 
  4. Obtain Certificate of Immunization. 
    To get this certificate, submit the following medical documents to the Office of Admissions:
    1. Proof of Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) and Varicella
      Download MMR and Varicella Immunization Form
    2. Hepatitis B Immunization Health History 
      Download Hepatitis B Waiver Form
    Official copies of State Health Department or military immunization forms will be accepted in lieu of the certificate.
  5. Provide proof of United States citizenship or lawful presence.
    See acceptable documentation.