First-Time Degree Seekers
If you’re considering Nashville State for the first time: welcome. The college application experience can feel overwhelming sometimes but the Nashville State Welcome Center staff is here to help you through it. Let us know how we can help you.
Don't miss your chance to apply! Application deadlines are as follows:
- Summer 2023: May 19
- Fall 2023: August 11
- Spring 2024: January 5
"I went to several schools, but they did not want to accept me, so I come to Nashville State. The admission was so easy. So that's how I start and I like it right here."
Step 1: Application
Step 2: High School Transcript
Ask your high school to forward an official transcript to the Welcome Center. If you have a GED or HiSET, request that a reporting institution sends a copy directly to the Welcome Center.
Step 3: ACT/SAT or Accuplacer Score
The ACT scores on your official high school transcripts are acceptable, as are SAT scores. You can request your report from the American College Testing Program. You are not required to submit testing scores, however, you will be placed into Learning Support coursework.
Our ACT code is 3983.
Learn More About Testing Requirements
You may also take the Accuplacer Test to test our of Learning Support course work.
Step 4: Immunization Waiver
Step 5: Proof of Citizenship
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