First Time Freshmen

  • Complete the application for admission at applytexas.org.
  • Provide an official high school transcript or GED and all transcripts of credit earned from post-secondary, regionally accredited, institutions. Transfer credits will be evaluated by the Registrar.
  • Provide evidence of immunizations as required by state law as required in certain health-related programs.
  • Furnish TSI, ACT, SAT, and/or local placement test scores. The new TSI Assessment went into effect the first day of the Fall 2013 semester. Previous TSI assessment test scores will no longer be used to access college readiness after that date.
  • All students must see an advisor.
  • Graduates who receive their high school diplomas or equivalent from a non-traditional means such as home study, private schools, etc. must satisfactorily pass all parts of the ACT, SAT, TSI, or Local Placement Exams prior to enrollment in order to enroll in good standing. Students who elect not to take any of these tests or score below passing on any part, are admitted on probationary status and are not eligible to receive any financial aid for the first semester of enrollment.
  • Texas Senate Bill 1107 as amended by Senate Bill 62, requires that students under the age of 22 entering a public, private, or independent institution of higher education in Texas provide proof of immunization for bacterial meningitis. The vaccination or booster dose must have been received during the five years prior to enrollment and at least ten days before the start of classes. Students who have been previously enrolled at Texarkana College, and are enrolling following a break in enrollment of at least one fall or spring semester will be subject to the vaccination requirement. Students transferring from another institution of higher education will also be subject to the vaccination requirement. Texarkana College requires you to meet this requirement before you will be allowed to register for classes.  To find out what forms you must submit or to see if you might be exempt from the requirement, visit our website at texarkanacollege.edu/meningitis.
  • Enroll in Learning Frameworks PSYC / EDUC 1300.

Transfer Students

  • Complete the application for admission at applytexas.org.
  • Provide an official high school transcript or GED and all transcripts of credit earned from post-secondary institutions. Transfer credits will be evaluated by the Registrar.
  • Provide evidence of immunizations as required by state law as required in certain health-related programs.
  • Furnish TSI, ACT, SAT, and/or local placement test scores. The new TSI Assessment went into effect the first day of the Fall 2013 semester. Previous TSI assessment test scores will no longer be used to access college readiness after that date.
  • All students wishing to enter a workforce program must see an advisor.
  • Graduates who receive their high school diplomas or equivalent from a non-traditional means such as home study, private schools, etc. must satisfactorily pass all parts of the ACT, SAT, TSI, or Local Placement Exams prior to enrollment in order to enroll in good standing. Students who elect not to take any of these tests or score below passing on any part, are admitted on probationary status and are not eligible to receive any financial aid for the first semester of enrollment.
  • Texas Senate Bill 1107 as amended by Senate Bill 62, requires that students under the age of 22 entering a public, private, or independent institution of higher education in Texas provide proof of immunization for bacterial meningitis. The vaccination or booster dose must have been received during the five years prior to enrollment and at least ten days before the start of classes. Students who have been previously enrolled at Texarkana College, and are enrolling following a break in enrollment of at least one fall or spring semester will be subject to the vaccination requirement. Students transferring from another institution of higher education will also be subject to the vaccination requirement. Texarkana College requires you to meet this requirement before you will be allowed to register for classes.  To find out what forms you must submit or to see if you might be exempt from the requirement, visit our website at texarkanacollege.edu/meningitis.

Transient Students

  • Definition: Applicants who are currently attending another college or university and want to attend Texarkana College for one semester, then return to their home college.
  • Students enrolled at other colleges or universities may apply for temporary admission and registration at Texarkana College as a transient student. Transient students are expected to return to the college or university in which they were previously enrolled to complete degree requirements at those institutions.
  • A Transient student must do the following to be considered for this applicant status:
  • Submit a student application at applytexas.org. The student admissions basis would be “Transient – non degree seeking”
  • Provide unofficial transcript from the college or university they are currently attending.
  • Provide proof of meningitis immunization if under 22 years of age.
  • Meet TSI requirements.

Students wishing to seek transient status for two consecutive semesters must provide a written statement from the registrar or academic dean at their institution recommending continued admission to Texarkana College.

Transient students who plan to transfer to Texarkana College must apply for readmission and meet all transfer student guidelines as outlined in the college catalog. Transient students are not eligible for financial aid.