Associate and Certificates of Applied Science Degrees

First-Time Freshman

A. Submit:

  1. Application for Admission
  2. Official High School Transcript (sent by high school), or official GED (sent by Department of Education)
  3. ACT/SAT Scores, COMPASS or other approved placement scores
  4. Immunization Record – Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) (if born after January 1, 1957).

B.  Apply for financial aid (FAFSA code 040385)

C. When admission is approved:

  1. Complete COMPASS Placement Tests if necessary (administered by Pierpont at no cost to the student)
  2. Attend Orientation session.


Transfer Students

Any applicant, who has attended another institution of collegiate rank wishing to transfer in credit, will be classified as a transfer student. The College will not, under any condition, disregard college level work earned elsewhere. Credit earned at other accredited colleges and universities will be allowed toward a degree if applicable. Transfer students must meet the admission requirements of Pierpont Community & Technical College. Credits and grades earned at any public institution governed by the Higher Education Policy Commission, or WV Council for Community and Technical College Education shall be transferable to Pierpont Community & Technical College.

A.  Submit:

  1. Application for Admission
  2. College Transcript (from accredited institution(s)) if transferring credits see “Transfer Students” and “Transferring Core Coursework” sections.
  3. If transferring fewer than 15 earned credit hours, ACT, SAT, COMPASS, or other approved institutional test scores are also required. ACT/SAT with specific scores may be required test for entrance into specific programs; (please refer to the catalog for details.)
  4. Immunization Record – Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) (if born after January 1, 1957)

B.  Apply for financial aid (FAFSA code 040385)

C.  When admission is approved:

  1. Complete COMPASS Placement Tests if necessary (administered by Pierpont at no cost to the student)
  2. Attend Orientation session
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