A person may be admitted to Texarkana College by any one of the following methods:

  • Graduates of accredited high schools: Includes both academic and workforce students.
  • Individuals with General Education Development (GED) Certificates: Includes both academic and workforce students.
  • Individual Approval: A student who is not a graduate of a state accredited high school, but who is 18 years of age or older may be admitted conditionally at the discretion of the Director of Admissions and Recruitment. Students admitted by this method are placed on probationary status for the first semester and remain subject to the requirements of probation until that student has a grade point average of “C” or better. Students admitted as an individual approval are not eligible for financial aid.
  • Early Admission: A high school student, with the consent of a parent or legal guardian, may be considered for admission. The student must demonstrate outstanding academic performance and capability (as evidenced by a minimum 3.0 GPA and either meet or exceed TSI course requirements) and receive signatures from both the high school principal and chief instructional officer.
  • Transfer Students: Texarkana College welcomes transfer students. No more than 75% of the credits required for an associate degree will be accepted for transfer. Military personnel may qualify for additional credits upon presentation of proper documentation and subsequent evaluation according to recommendations set for in ACE guidelines.