• Two-Year Colleges


    About Two-Year Colleges

    A two-year college offers certificates, diplomas, and Associate Degrees. Most credit will transfer to a four-year university, within the same state, especially when getting an Associate's degree. Some Two-Year colleges offer Trade School Programs and Four-Year Degree Programs. 


    Here is an interactive map of all Two-Year Colleges in Washington State!

  • Applying to a Two-Year College

    So you want to go to a Two-Year College, have you…

    • Chosen the community college you would like to attend?
    • Applied for admission?
    • Have you registered for the Asset/Compass/placement test?
    • Considered how to finance your college?
      • Completed your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
      • Started working on your Financial Aid Worksheet
      • Looked at Community College Steps for Financial Aid
      • Filled out scholarships
    • Requested official transcripts from your school?
    • Taken a virtual tour of your college or visited campus?
    • Followed up with your college to make sure everything has been received?

    After you received an acceptance letter, have you…

    • Reviewed your financial aid offer?
    • Notified college of your acceptance?
    • Applied/paid for room and board, if available?
    • Registered for orientation?
    • Registered for your courses?
    • Followed scholarship procedures on how to get your money?
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