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Apply to STLCC

Thank you for your interest in applying to St. Louis Community College. We have an open admissions policy, which means admission to the college is not based on minimum academic qualifications. However, to make sure students have the necessary aptitude and background for success, additional tests may be required for certain programs and courses.

You must be admitted to STLCC before registering for credit courses. To apply to STLCC, you'll need to complete our online application through Banner.

Prospective students can apply online at a computer workstation (KIOSK) at any campus Enrollment Center and a representative will guide you through completing an online admissions application.

If you need assistance with the online application, contact any campus Enrollment Services office.


October 1 - Applications open for spring and fall terms
First Monday in December - Applications open for summer term

Before You Apply

There are a three things you need to consider before submitting an application:

  1. What are you hoping to achieve while attending St. Louis Community College? Basically, what is your educational goal?

Do you plan to earn a degree or certificate from STLCC? This includes planning to continue at a four-year college/university after earning a degree at STLCC.

If this is your plan - choose a Degree-seeking application type.

- OR -

Do you plan to take one or just a few credit classes: while still attending high school; or to transfer to your home college (i.e. summer classes); or for personal/professional development?

If this is your plan - choose a Non-Degree-seeking application type.

  1. What type of student are you?

We've created unique application experiences to address the diverse needs of our students. During the online application process within Banner, you'll be asked to choose from the following application types.

Degree Seeking Application Types:
First-Time College student
International student (not a U.S. citizen)
Returning to STLCC
Transfer student

Non-Degree Seeking Application Types:
Dual Credit (currently in high school)
Dual Enrollment (currently in high school)
Selected Courses
Visiting student

Unclear on where you fit in? Learn more about application types.

  1. What's your major?

If you are degree-seeking at STLCC, you will be asked to choose a major. We encourage you to view our Programs and Academic Disciplines for help choosing a major.


Contact any campus Enrollment Services office. We are happy to help you on your educational journey!