Steps for Admission

Getting started at WCU is easier than ever with just a few steps to complete your application and become a student.

Steps for Getting Started at West Coast University

As you begin your educational journey, we’re here to support from start to finish. Follow the instructions below to complete the admissions process so you can get started on your program of interest and achieve your educational goals.

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1. Understand Your Program Requirements

Find out what criteria you need to meet to enroll in your desired program at WCU. You can find these requirements on our website or fill out the form on this page to request more information.

2. Gather Necessary Documentation

To apply to WCU, you will need to start collecting certain documentation, such as official transcripts to show proof of graduation or GPA, test scores for required entrance exams, etc. An admissions advisor can help get the process started and provide any necessary guidance. Schedule a meeting with Admissions!

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3. Submit Application

Applying to WCU is quick and easy. You can start your application at any time, even if you do not have all your documentation ready. Complete the application form and make sure to reach out if you have questions or run into any issues.

4. Meet with Financial Aid

A financial aid advisor will help you navigate the different options available to you. Financial aid and scholarships are available to those who qualify.

5. Complete Enrollment

Your advisor will work with you to confirm any information from your application that is still pending. After all steps are complete, you’re ready to attend your new student orientation and start your next chapter as a WCU student!

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Admission Requirements

Wondering if you’re eligible to apply to WCU? Learn about our general admission requirements and then search requirements for the specific program in which you want to enroll.

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Transferring Credits

Credits from other schools may transfer to WCU and help accelerate your path to graduation. We can evaluate your transcripts to help determine your eligibility for transfer credits.

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Tuition & Financial Aid

A WCU education is an investment in your career. Look up estimated tuition costs for your desired program and explore the different types of financial aid you may qualify for.

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Scholarships & Grants

Scholarships and grants are available to those who qualify. Learn about financial support that is offered at the federal, state, and institutional level.

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