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General Admission Procedures

Steps for Admissions

Step 1. Research Career Options Find your Career Path with self-assessments, resources, job outlooks, salary ranges, and education requirements. Take a Quick Career Assessment Explore Academic Programs of Study

Step 2. Complete the NC Residency Determination Interview NC Residency Determination Details

Step 3. Submit an online application to be a Wake Tech Student  APPLY Need assistance? Contact the Admissions Office virtually by signing in to receive a phone call.  

Step 4. Submit Official Transcript(s) Due to COVID-19 there may be a significant delay in retrieving and processing transcripts sent through postal mail.  It is preferred that transcripts are sent electronically to ensure receipt and faster processing.
Request official transcript(s) from high school, or high school equivalency, and previous college(s). Ask that transcripts be forwarded to electronically at [email protected] or mailed to:
         Wake Tech Admissions
         9101 Fayetteville Road
         Raleigh NC 27603-5696

Note: If you already have a college degree, you do not need to submit high school transcripts unless you are a Health Sciences Applicant. Health Sciences requires all high school and college transcripts.

Step 5. Apply for Financial Aid Pro tip: Apply early!
If you qualify, Request Veterans Benefits 

Step 6. Activate Your Wake Tech Account Click the red "Activate Account" button.

Step 7. Meet with an Advisor Once you’ve completed Steps 1-6 above, meet with an Advisor.

Step 8. Complete New Student Orientation New Student Orientation (NSO) is mandatory for first-time in college students. NSO can be completed once a student is admitted to the college.

Health Sciences Programs

Additional Admissions Requirements for Health Sciences

Online Courses

Take Online Learning Readiness Assessment If you are enrolling in online courses, you will need to complete the e-Learning Module.

Need more information before you apply?
View our GPS (Guiding Prospective Students) Session or attend an Admissions Q&A! 

Need more information before you apply?

After viewing the Prospective Students Information Session to learn about the enrollment process, schedule an Admissions Q & A online session to have your questions answered by a Wake Tech Admissions Specialist.