Application for admission may be made at any time after completion of the junior year of high school. Applications are considered on a competitive basis as related to test scores, academic history (high school and college), academic and professional references, and an essay.

Applicants who submit complete applications and supporting materials by the deadlines listed below will meet the priority deadlines.

  • Fall Semester Priority Deadline: February 1. Decision letters mailed by March 15.
  • Spring Semester Priority Deadline: October 1. Decision letters mailed by November 15.

Regular admissions review begins after the priority deadline and continues on a rolling basis until programs are full.

The College considers all applicants without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression or national origin and does not knowingly practice discrimination in its recruiting, admission, progression, graduation or withdrawal policies, or in any other activities affecting students.

General College Admissions Requirements

For admission to the College, all applicants must submit:

  • A completed application and a non-refundable application fee ($50). The application includes two essays, one which provides a clear and concise explanation of your interest in Cabarrus College and your career in healthcare, and one which will assess your level of critical thinking.
  • Evidence of US Citizenship, a current Permanent Resident Card, or a current I-551 card from the Department of Immigration and Naturalization Services.
  • Letters of reference from persons who can attest to your professional or academic ability. See program-specific information regarding the number and type of references that are required. Use the College Form unless otherwise indicated by the program.