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How to get into Jefferson Community College without a GED

Jefferson Community College is part of the SUNY (State University of New York) system. The school is officially designated as a full-opportunity academic institution where and, that goes without saying, the admissions process is not influenced by race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability of an applicant.

Applicants are expected to hold a high school or equivalent diploma but there are also options for students without a GED diploma!

According to the BestGEDclasses, the website that offers free GED resources and tips, are many students interested in getting into college without a high school or GED diploma. So let’s take a look at how to get into Jefferson Community College without a GED.

Who Qualifies?

As the school states: “admission is available to individuals personal and potential qualifications or academic records are indicating that they could pursue in a successful way one of the school’s academic programs.” SUNY Jefferson Community College is a Jefferson County-sponsored institution so residents of Jefferson County are offered a preference for the school’s admissions process, though the school also accepts applications from students from other New York counties and other states.

Students Without a High School or GED Diploma

Applicants wishing to enroll in Jefferson Community College’s academic programs but did not complete their high school education, and don’t also have a high school equivalency TASC (formerly GED) credential, or went to a high school that’s not recognized by the state’s Education Department, may also complete a free JCC application form and submit this to the school’s Admissions Office. These applicants are required to demonstrate that they are meeting the CPT (College Placement Test) academic standards.