Office of Admissions
Tony Rand Student Center (TRSC), Front Desk, 2201 Hull Road, Fayetteville, NC 28303
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Office Hours Monday - Friday
8:00AM - 5:00PM

New Student

This is the first time I am enrolling at FTCC

Returning Student

I have previously attended FTCC and have not been enrolled for at least three consecutive semesters

Active-Duty Military

Veterans and Dependents

Ready to Get Started?

Step One: Complete the FTCC application

This also includes completing the Residency Determination System (RDS) questionnaire to determine your tuition rate.

If you feel that you were incorrectly listed as an out-of-state student paying out-of-state tuition rates, please contact RDS at 1-844-319-3640 or log-on to your RDS account to complete a reconsideration.


Step Two: Submit Official Transcripts

  • An official high school, GED®, AHS, or HiSET® transcript is required for program approval and financial aid.
    • High school transcripts must show your completed or final graduation date.
    • Home-schooled students must submit a copy of the home school’s approved registration from the state in which they are registered and an official sealed and notarized transcript including the graduation date.
  • College graduates – Submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended in order to have your courses evaluated for potential transfer credit.
    • Grades from transfer credits are not calculated in your FTCC GPA.
    • Health programs may use grades from transfer credit to calculate competitive points.

Email your official transcripts to or mail them to:

Fayetteville Technical Community College
Admissions Office
PO Box 35236
2201 Hull Road
Fayetteville, NC 28303


Step Three: Apply for Financial Aid

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

FTCC’s Code is 007640


Step Four: Take the Placement Test if Applicable

You are waived from taking the placement exam if:

  • You graduated from a United States high school within ten years of enrollment
  • You received a GED® between 2014 – present (*score range 100-200)
  • You received a HiSet ® between 2014 – present
  • You have taken the ACT or SAT within ten years of enrollment
  • You have earned the minimum required CLEP score for English or math
  • You have taken a North Carolina Community College approved placement test within ten years from test date
  • You have successfully completed a college-level English and math course
  • You have an Associate’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution (RAI).

If you do not meet one of these criteria, then you need to take the RISE assessment.


Step Five: Register for Classes

  • Once we have received your official transcripts, you will be put into your program and will be ready to register.
  • Log in to FTCC Self-Service to locate your academic advisor and program information. You will be assigned both of these when you are ready to register.
  • Contact your advisor to schedule an appointment to register for classes.
  • You may register through Self-Service; however, it is highly recommended that you contact an advisor before registering for classes.
  • You can also speak with your Success Coach if you are unsure of your program or want to change it.
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Fall registration opens on the 1st Monday of April.

Spring registration opens on the 3rd Monday of October.

Summer registration opens on the 3rd Monday of March.

Are You An International Student?

Steps to Apply

An international student is one who needs a Form I-20 for a Student Visa (MS Word format) in order to be eligible to study in the United States. International applicants who apply from outside the United States and have not previously attended an American college or university will be processed as an entering freshman.

Contact Lisa Haywood
Phone: 910-678-8306

Additional Information for International Students



F1 students are allowed to work part-time on the campus of the school they are attending. They may work up to 20 hours per week while attending classes full-time. They can work full-time during summer vacations and between terms, provided they continue at that school the following term. M1 students are not allowed to work on or off campus.


Students holding F1 visas are not authorized to work off campus except under extraordinary circumstances. There are two ways to get permission for off-campus work:

  1. Practical training and severe economic hardship
  2. U.S. Customs and Immigration Services must grant permission

Transfer Credit

If you are unsure about the decision made concerning your transfer credits, you have the option to appeal.

  • Any student may appeal a course transfer equivalency decision & request course re-consideration by submitting an electronic appeal.
  • Allow 2 weeks for FTCC to complete the appeal process.
  • You will be notified within 30 business days via your FTCC student email account.
  • Notification may include a request for supporting documentation for further review or the outcome of the appeal.
  • Retain a copy of all documentation for your records.

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Transfer Credit Appeal Process

Completed college level course work at other colleges & universities may be awarded upon evaluation of an official transcript.

Prior to submitting an appeal, review all college transfer credit awarded by FTCC using these options:

  • Academic Advisor
  • Admissions Counselor
  • Review your Self-Service account

For course re-consideration complete and submit an electronic Transfer Credit Appeal form.

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Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) Appeal Process

Credit may be awarded if a student has learning experience in the armed services, industrial and corporate training programs, apprenticeship programs or successful completion of standardized exams.

Prior to submitting an appeal, please review all credit awarded by FTCC through the following options:

  • Academic Advisor
  • Admissions Counselor
  • Review your Self-Service account

For course re-consideration complete and submit an electronic Credit For Prior Learning Appeal form. Additional information concerning CPL is listed on FTCC’s Fast Track on our Military Education Benefits page.


Admissions Counseling

Admissions Counselors can provide important information for returning and current students. They can help:

  • Provide assistance in readmission to FTCC
  • Select a program
  • Change your program
  • Discuss transfer credits
  • Discuss Credit for Prior Learning
  • Recommend Additional Resources

Admissions Counselors are available to assist on a walk-in basis, or you may check availability of a particular counselor and make an appointment.

Contact Information:
Phone: 910-678-8473