Whether you are starting out, returning to college after an absence, taking enrichment courses, or transferring in, we offer an excellent affordable education, guided transfer options, and the opportunity for you to explore your academic interests.

How to Apply

Admissions to Cape Cod Community College is based upon the "open door" philosophy – each student is admitted on a first-come basis. Priority filing dates ensure that you can sign up for your classes:

  • Fall: August 15
  • Spring: January 10

Note: The "open door" admissions policy does not apply to certain programs: Dental Hygiene, Diagnostic Technician, Fire Science/EMS, Medical Assisting, Medical Interpreter, Nursing, and Paramedic.

Step 1: Review Admissions Requirements

Step 2: Apply online

Step 3: Submit high school transcripts and/or official transcripts from all colleges and universities you may have attend as required. See Admissions Requirements for details.

Don't forget your FAFSA! The Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is your first step in applying for financial aid. Learn more about the application process to ensure you can apply for federal, state, and college grants – as well as work study programs and student loans.

Financial Aid

Returning to CCCC?

Welcome back! We want to assist you to complete your degree!

Step 1: Contact Admissions to see if you are still an active student.

Step 2: If yes, call your advisor. If not, please fill out an online application.

Note: If you were accepted and attended classes within the last two years, you are still an active student.

International Students

Cape Cod Community College is open to students from countries other than the United States of America. Application deadlines for international students:

  • Fall: June 1
  • Spring: November 1

Learn more about the application process: International Students

Interested in only taking a class?

You can enroll as a non-matriculated student. You can skip the application process. To enroll:

Step 1: Speak with an academic advisor

Step 2: Register for your class

Office of Admissions
LocationNickerson Administration Building, ground floor
HoursMonday–Friday, 8:30am–4:30pm
Wednesday, 8:30am–7:00pm