Admissions is required before degree-seeking students can register for classes and before financial aid can be awarded. Clatsop Community College is an open-door, equal-access institution. To qualify for admission, you must complete the admissions steps below and have a high school diploma or be at least 18 years of age and have a GED .
Step 1: Complete the Online Admissions Application .
Step 2: Pay the $15 application fee.
Step 3: Complete the COMPASS test  or submit transcripts for reading, math and writing placement.
Step 4: Register for an Orientation & Advising  session.
(Recommended): Click here for information about Financial Aid. 
Enrollment into Clatsop Community College's nursing program is limited and you must apply for admission separately. If accepted, you will begin nursing classes fall term. Applications are evaluated on a point scale that is based on grade point average, course work completed, residency, previous degrees, and a proctored essay.