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Non-Graduate/Non-GED

Admission of Non-Graduate/Non-GED Students.  In keeping with the mission of the Alabama Community College System, applicants with less than a high school diploma or GED® may be admitted to courses not creditable toward an associate degree or programs comprised exclusively of courses not creditable toward an associate degree, provided they meet the following criteria:
  1.  Be at least 17 years of age; and

  2. Have not been enrolled in secondary education for at least one calendar year; and

  3. Demonstrate college and career readiness (appropriate scores on the ACCUPLACER® or ASSET® in certain cases);

    Educational programs composed exclusively of courses not creditable toward an associate degree and are available to the general public include cosmetology, cosmetology nail technology, and welding technology. Non-graduate/non-GED students are not eligible for federal Title IV aid.