Readmit, transfer, and new students all need to complete an application. (Visit http://ashland.kctcs.edu/Admissions/Apply_Online/)
After submitting the online application write down the 9 digit student ID number displayed. You will need the number to complete Steps 5 and 6.
Your high school must mail these documents to:
GED recipients may request transcript copies at the following link if the test was taken in Kentucky:
If you have ever attended another college or postsecondary institution you must submit an official transcript from each institution. Electronic transcripts for many colleges and universities can be requested from the National Student Clearinghouse (http://www.studentclearinghouse.org/).
Even if you don't think you qualify or you don't want a loan, you should still submit a financial aid application. The financial aid form is also needed for most grants and scholarships. (Visit http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/)
You will need the ACTC School code to complete the financial aid form: 001990.
The Compass placement exam, a test similar to the ACT admissions exam but designed for junior and two-year colleges, is given through the Internet on a computer. All entering students are required to take Compass unless they have the requisite ACT scores. (ACT test score placements)
Schedule an appointment for the COMPASS placement test if your ACT
scores are below 20 in Reading, below 18 in English or below 19 in Math in the Advising Center at the following campuses:
Note: Have your student ID # ready before calling!
College Drive Campus - (606) 326-2228
Technology Drive Campus - (606) 326-2040
Developmental courses are offered for students who need assistance in English, Mathematics, and Reading to help students progress toward academic goals.
Students can raise their COMPASS scores by working with our Adult Education staff. Find out more about our Adult Education Program.