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Northampton Community College Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to Northampton Community College, the regular decision application deadline is September 4 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Students who apply for Fall should hear back from Northampton Community College by September 4.

Northampton Community College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Northampton Community College 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.1
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 7%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not even considered
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Applying Early to Northampton Community College?

Northampton Community College does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How To Get Into Northampton Community College

It is not competitive to get into Northampton Community College. Northampton Community College has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, Northampton Community College **accepted , around 5,705 of the 5,705 students who applied.

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Northampton Community College, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores. Admissions to allied health, veterinary technician, culinary arts programs is program moderately difficult.

Transfer student admissions is not competitive.

What's Most Important to Get In to Northampton Community College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Northampton Community College

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Not Considered
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Not Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Not Considered
Application Essay Not Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Not Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Not Considered
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores Not Considered
Volunteer Work Not Considered

Northampton Community College Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Northampton Community College must submit the following items. Double check with Northampton Community College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5
Interview
Other Requirements interview for radiography and veterinary programs
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Northampton Community College?

Students admitted to Northampton Community College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.

Out of all students that were admitted, 61% submitted a class rank. At Northampton Community College 7% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 24% were in the top 25% and 58% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Northampton Community College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 61%
3.75 and 3.99 7%
3.50 and 3.74 17%
3.25 and 3.49 17%
3.00 and 3.24 16%
2.50 and 2.9 21%
2.00 and 2.49 9%

Northampton Community College doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Northampton Community College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Transferring to Northampton Community College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Northampton Community College.

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is September 4. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.Applicants should hear back by September 4.

Transfer students can enroll in Northampton Community College during the following terms: - Fall Term - Winter Term - Spring Term - Winter Term - Summer Term

Northampton Community College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Northampton Community College?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Northampton Community College.

Does Northampton Community College accept transfer credits?

Northampton Community College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Northampton Community College accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • DSST/DANTES
  • ACE recommendations for credit
  • Excelsior College Examinations

Does Northampton Community College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Northampton Community College does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Northampton Community College?

Northampton Community College is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

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Northampton Community College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission

100%

How hard is it to get into Northampton Community College? Northampton Community College is a open admission institution. The Northampton Community College acceptance rate is 100%. This means that the institution accepts 100 out of every 100 applicants.

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Northampton Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Sep 4

Transfer Applications are Due

Sep 4

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Northampton Community College is Sep 4.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Northampton Community College is Sep 4.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Northampton Community College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.07

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Northampton Community College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.07. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

8,951

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,070

Out-of-State

$11,430

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Sep 4
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