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At Richmond Community College, we welcome anyone to become a student at our North Carolina community college. Whether you’re interested in getting college credit as a high schooler, finishing your adult education or needing an extra certification for your job, we offer plenty of useful programs for our Hamlet and Laurinburg, NC students. To get started today, go through the steps of our application process. If you have questions, call Student Services at (910) 410-1730, or contact us online.

Steps to Apply

1. Complete the Online Residency Application

Residency application
Student residency FAQs

2. Complete the Online Admissions Application

Application for Admission

3. Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships

• Complete your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Even if you think you do not qualify for federal financial aid, this step is required to complete and qualify for College scholarships. FAFSA
• Apply for Richmond Community College Scholarships Scholarships

4. Send in Your Transcript(s)

As a part of the application process, official high school transcripts must be sent directly to Richmond Community College. Please contact your school to request a transcript. RichmondCC’s Admission policy requires submission of an official transcript from all regionally accredited colleges/universities attended from which you would like to receive transfer credit. Visit your former institution’s website for information on how to obtain an official transcript. Failure to submit all official transcripts will affect admission status, transfer credit and financial aid opportunities. If you received your GED, your official scores are required. If you received your GED in North Carolina, you must request a transcript Students will not be allowed to register beyond their first semester unless all of the required transcripts are received. **Foreign college or university transcripts will have to be translated into English as well as have a course-by-course evaluation done before the Registrar’s office can evaluate these for applicable transfer credit. Students must contact an official foreign transcript evaluation service to request a course-by-course evaluation. There are fees involved with these services. Please have all transcripts sent to:
Richmond Community College
Attn: Admissions Office
PO Box 1189
Hamlet, NC 28345

5. Take the Placement Test

Schedule the placement test by calling (910) 410-1730 in Richmond County or (910) 410-1831 in Scotland County. The placement test assesses an applicant’s skill levels in math, reading and English to determine if he or she is prepared for college level courses or would benefit from developmental courses. For more information, visit: Admissions

6. Consult with an Academic Counselor

Consult with one of our academic counselors at RichmondCC to discuss the result of your placement test. Stop by main campus in Hamlet or the Honeycutt Center in Laurinburg. If you are not able to stop by the campus, please call (910) 410-1730 for main campus or call (910) 410-1831 for Scotland County.

7. Check Your Email

Check your student email regularly for updates on your student status.

8. Schedule Your Classes

Once you’re accepted, schedule your classes during registration and pay tuition within the designated dates.


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