It’s never too late to learn. ECC welcomes students of all ages and walks of life, and because of that, we understand that every student is different.

Studying for a degree can seem impossible when you’re already busy with a full-time job – whether that’s at work, at home, or both.

But it isn’t impossible. It’s a challenge that ECC is equipped to make easier, with flexible class scheduling, small class sizes, and support services like childcare and counseling.

Fall 2021 – Classes have begun!

Apply as an Adult Student Step-by-Step

Your path to your new degree starts with these 5 easy steps.

  • Apply Online or submit a paper Application for Admission.

    A $30.00 non-refundable Application Fee is required

  • Complete Placement Testing if required.
    • For new students, placement testing is the first step to knowing what classes you should register for. The brief test of your English and mathematical skills help ECC determine which courses will help you get the most out of your education experience.  Complete Placement Testing
  • Complete the FAFSA if you are applying for Financial Aid.
  • Contact your department advisor about attending an Advisement & Registration session.


Paying for College

Financial Aid

At ECC, student loan debt is not a prerequisite to getting a degree. Find out how you can get federal and state assistance to attend.


You should be rewarded for hard work and high achievement. Find out what scholarships might be available to make your continuing education more affordable.

Payment Options

Any other financial questions you may have about attending ECC – from costs to methods of payment to ways to get help with tuition, the bursar can help.

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