First Time Degree Students

You are considered a first time degree student if you have completed a high school diploma (or equivalency) and are attending college for the first time. You have declared an intent to pursue an associate degree or certificate at CCV, even if you’re still undecided on a specific major. In order to use most financial aid programs, students are required to enroll as degree students.

Become a First Time Degree Student

After you apply for admission, we will review your application and contact you via email to explain your specific next steps. In the meantime, we recommend you do the following:

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If you have questions, please call your nearest CCV academic center or email us.

Note

To enroll as a degree student you must have completed a high school diploma, a G.E.D. certificate, or declare homeschooled status.

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  • "As I was teaching at CCV I found I was getting the most from my students when we were out in the field – they really responded to that learning style – so I helped to develop classes in the environmental science program that maximize hands-on-learning."

    Daniel Schmidt Environmental Science Faculty Member
    CCV-Winooski