Before you get started, we recommend that you attend a virtual information session, campus visit day or schedule a private one-on-one meeting with an admissions coordinator. This is not an admission requirement but is strongly recommended as the best way to learn about Cabarrus College and our academic programs.
For admission into the Respiratory Therapy program, applicants must meet the general college admissions requirements found in the Catalog and also submit:
- Official transcript showing evidence of successful completion of the following high school or college level courses with a grade of “C” (2.0) or higher:
- Algebra I
- Algebra II
- Standardized test scores:
- Minimum SAT critical reading score of 430 / Math score of 380
- Minimum ACT composite score of 18
- Two (2) Professional References on college reference form
- Your application will not be reviewed until all application requirements have been received.
- Science courses must have been taken within the past five years to qualify for transfer credit.
We accept applications on a rolling basis until programs are full. Priority is given to applications received by February 1 for fall semester and by October 1 for spring semester.
Please be aware that only complete applications will be processed. The instructions below will help you to submit a complete application.
- Apply - Apply online at cabarruscollege.edu/admissions. Within the online application, two essays will need to be completed: One should provide a clear and concise explanation of your interest in Cabarrus College and your career in healthcare, and one should assess your level of critical thinking.
Nonrefundable Application Fee: $50
If you are an Atrium Health employee, fill out our Fast Track Application
- Send your transcripts and standardized test scores - To complete your admission file, we require official transcripts from all high schools and colleges you have previously attended, as well as standardized test scores. Official transcripts and test scores can be sent via mail or electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ATTN: Office of Admissions
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences
401 Medical Park Drive
Concord, NC 28025
- Submit 2 professional references - Submit two professional references using the reference form. Forms can be sent to us via mail sent via mail or electronically to email@example.com
- Log in to view application status - Please allow 48 hours for your application to be processed. Once the application has been processed by the admissions team, the applicant will receive a welcome email. This will instruct you on how to log into the applicant portal to review application status and checklist for admissions.