Admissions Process Overview

1. Apply for admissions

Please refer to the application information for International Students online

Automotive Technology and Mazda Pathway (Associate Degree/Certificate) requirements: 

  • Driver’s License
  • Appropriate Math/English Placement


Aviation Technology  (Associate Degree/Certificate) requirements: 

  • Driver’s License
  • Appropriate Math/English Placement


Collision Repair Technology  (Associate Degree/Certificate) requirements: 

  • Driver’s License
  • Appropriate Math/English Placement


Honda Automotive Technology  (Associate Degree/Certificate) requirements: 

  • Driver’s License
  • Appropriate Math/English Placement
  • Driving Record


Aviation Management Associate Degree: 

  • Appropriate Math/English Placement
  • Appropriate Math/English Placement
  • Appropriate Math/English placement

Visit the Nursing webpage for program-specific application requirements

  • Interview with Program Coordinator and/or Department Chair
  • English placement

2. Receive Acceptance Letter with your Student ID

You can now set up your EasyLogin Account to access all services, including: Canvas, Email, SIS, Navigate, etc

Set up your Easy Login Password (PDF)– you will receive instructions to your personal email with the subject “Welcome to CCSNH”.

3. Help us place you in the right English and Math classes

We do this to help ensure your success in these subject areas! Placement can be determined multiple ways:

We will be looking at your Junior and/or Senior year Math and English classes, taking into account both your grade and level, as well as your cumulative GPA. OR

We are looking for a “Critical Reading and Writing Score” of 401 or higher, and a “Mathematics Score” of 460 or higher. Submit a copy of your detailed score report from the College Board. OR

Official College Transcript

If you have already taken and passed Math or English classes at another institution, you may not need to take them again with NCC. Please send along an Official Transcript for a credit evaluation. OR

The Accuplacer is a FREE math and English assessment provided by NCC. It can be taken in person during any of the listed testing sessions, or remotely with Examity.  Visit the Accuplacer webpage for practice questions, tips, and to register for the free exam.

We are able to use any one or a combination of these options for your placement!

  • Documents should be faxed to NCC at: 603.594.9837
  • Documents should be emailed to NCC at: [email protected]
  • Documents should be mailed to NCC at: 505 Amherst Street Nashua, NH 03063
  • Documents can be delivered to us in person! Transcripts should be submitted in a sealed envelope with the registrar’s seal unbroken.
  • International Students may need to have Official Transcripts be translated and/or evaluated by an accredited organization. For additional questions please email Jan Sullivan Curtis or call 603.578.8915.
Transcripts may be used in course placement, and specific academic programs may require submission of high school transcripts, including for proof of successful completion of specific courses; therefore, students are encouraged to submit transcripts in order to be accurately placed into college courses.

4. Apply for financial aid

Depending on your plans for paying for college, you will want to apply for financial aid (you can also do this before you are officially accepted, or if you are still in the process of applying).

5. Meet with an advisor to register for classes (in-person, Zoom, or phone appointments available)

How to turn your prior learning into college credit

Nashua Community College offers a variety of methods to earn credit for prior learning. Use the Credit Predictor Tool to determine what types of credit you may be eligible to earn at NCC!