If more than three years have passed since you attended, you will need to re–apply. If less than three years, contact Registration at 206.934.6918.
You will receive a "Welcome" email or follow-up from the Admissions Team within 5 business days. In the meantime, you are encouraged to complete the placement steps and apply for financial aid. If your program is not eligible for financial aid, you should still explore funding options.
All students must either complete placement or submit test scores or transcripts in lieu of taking placement tests. The primary placement tests are for English and math. All students must take an English and math course as part of the general education (gen ed) requirements. The placement test are designed to help determine the best classes for *you*. For more information on your options, explore the Placement page.
Note: If you've attended college before, regardless of completion, you may not need to take a placement test after applying.
- If you completed English 101 (at any time) and/or college–level math with a 2.0 or higher GPA (within the past three years), submit official transcripts to the Admissions Office.
- If your college–level math is more than three years old, you must take a placement test.
Call the Admissions Office at 206.934.JOIN (206.934.5646).
You may use an unofficial transcript for the advising purposes; however, an official transcript must be on file by the first day of classes in the quarter you plan to attend if you are seeking to earn a degree from Seattle Central.
All first quarter students must speak to an advisor. Once admitted, you will be assigned an Academic Advisor based on the program listed on your application.