Student Types

Ready to embark on your journey at TCC? Select your enrollment category to get started with your application from the below list.

First Time College Student

High school or GED graduates who have not attended college after graduation. Students who earned college credit through high school dual enrollment should choose this option.

Transfer Student 

Transferring from another college or university. Students who are only transferring high school dual enrollment credits should select First Time College Student.

Dual Enrollment Student 

Gadsden, Leon or Wakulla county students who want to take college-level coursework while still in high school or home school.

International Student

International students who want to study in the U.S. or take online classes. DACA students should select the appropriate application type (e.g. First Time College Student, Transfer Student, etc.)

Returning Student

Former TCC students who have not been enrolled within the last 12 months. 

Transient Student

Enrolled at one university or college, but taking classes at another that will count toward their degree at their home institution.

Non-Degree Seeking Student

Not seeking a degree, but wish to take classes at TCC.

Continuing Education Student

Enrolling in workforce training or professional development programs.

Veteran Student​​

Active-duty service members, veterans, and their families.

Florida Public Safety Institute

Training in law enforcement, firefighting, corrections, probation, telecommunications and security.

Adult Education (GED®/ESOL)

For GED® test prep and to learn English (ESOL) through Workforce Development.

State of Florida Employee

State of Florida employees taking college credit classes.


Foster Youth

Current or former Foster Youth living in Florida.


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