General Admissions Procedures
As you prepare to Apply for Admission, take time to discover career possibilities that match your interests and aptitudes! You can take a self-assessment and learn about the job prospects, salary ranges, and education requirements in fields of interest at careers.waketech.edu.
Steps for Admissions
Step 1. Determine Your Residency Status Complete the NC Residency Determination form to find out if you qualify for in-state tuition and may be eligible for state grants.
Step 2. APPLY to be a Wake Tech Student If you’re planning to pursue a program in health sciences, visit health.waketech.edu to learn about program-specific requirements.
Step 3. Submit Your Transcript(s)Request official transcript(s) from high school, or high school equivalency, and previous college(s). Transcripts may be sent electronically to [email protected] or mailed to:
Wake Tech Admissions
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh NC 27603-5696
If secondary education/high school was completed outside the U.S., submit transcript(s) and completion certificate(s) with certified translations (if documents are not in English). If an examination after secondary education is required for completion, please submit the examination certificate(s) from the Examination Council.
Step 4. Apply for Financial Aid Apply early! If you qualify, Request Veterans Benefits
Step 5. Activate Your Account
Step 6. Complete New Student Orientation Step 7. Meet with an Advisor Step 8. Take Online Learning Readiness Assessment If you are enrolling in online courses, you will need to complete the e-Learning Module.
What Happens Next?
- If you graduated from a US high school, you will be admitted and placed in classes based on your unweighted GPA or by other admission placement criteria. See RISE Policy for details on GPA placement.
- If you graduated high school outside of the US, you may need to request placement testing. An Application for Admission is required before testing can be scheduled.
- Once admitted, follow the steps to enroll on the NEW Admitted Student Checklist.