Jefferson Community and Technical College is an open-access postsecondary institution that opens doors to higher education. A student enrolling at Jefferson for the first time or students who are re-entering Jefferson after stopping out for one or more semesters must submit an application for admission. Students may be admitted to Jefferson as a first-time student, as a student with transfer credit from another postsecondary institution, as a visiting student, or as a non-degree student. Jefferson admits students who have graduated from high school, who have earned or are eligible to pursue a high school general equivalency diploma, or who are dually enrolled in high school and the college. Per KCTCS Board of Regents Policy 18.104.22.168 on Admission to KCTCS Colleges, in keeping with the goal of increasing access to postsecondary education, Jefferson adheres to established CPE admission guidelines. In addition to admission to the College, Jefferson’s selective admissions programs include additional requirements for program acceptance.
All applicants meeting the appropriate academic requirements and technical standards shall be considered equally for admission to Jefferson or to any programs regardless of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability.