|First Time Freshman/Student|
First Time Freshman/Student
First time Freshman/student is a person that has never attended any college or university. The prospective student must:
1. Complete the online Admission Application. Select “Apply Online” from this page.
2. Pay a nonrefundable application fee of $7.00. You have the option of paying this fee online using your credit card (Visa, MasterCard, or Discover), mailing a check or money order, or paying in person.
3. Submit your official high school transcript* or GED certificate and immunization records to the Office of Enrollment Services.
4. Complete online New Student Orientation (NSO).
5. Submit acceptable ACT /SAT scores or complete COMPASS Placement. A required ACT sub score of Math (19) and English (18) are acceptable for Math and English placement. A required SAT score Math 460 and English 350.
6. Register for a group advising session after completing online NSO and placement requirements. You will be advised to schedule your classes during group advising.
7. Pay tuition and fees online, mail, or in person at the Bursar’s Office. Financial Aid is available for those who qualify, and BRCC also has a payment plan available. See “Paying for College” link for more information.
8. Have your photo taken for your BRCC student identification card, register your vehicle, and obtain your parking permit at the Office of Public Safety in the Bienvenue Student Center.
9. Remember, you are not enrolled until tuition and fees have been paid.
10. Print schedule the week before classes begin to be aware of changes that may have occurred.
Home-schooled students from Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) Home Study Program who wish to attend BRCC are encouraged to apply during the equivalency of their senior year of high school. Admissions requirements for home-schooled students are the same as for all new students.
Out-of-state students home-schooled using a program not approved in Louisiana and seeking admission to BRCC must contact the SBESE Approved Home Study Program Office of the Louisiana Department of Education.
*BRCC will obtain an electronic transcript if the applicant is a graduate of a Louisiana high school after 2003.