Application Procedures

This policy for making application for admission to Triton College is established to accommodate the needs and goals of both degree candidate students and non-degree candidate students.

Degree candidates are those students who intend to earn a degree or certificate at Triton College. A degree candidate must meet the following admission requirements:

  1. Submit application for admission to the Office of Admissions or apply online at www.triton.edu.
  2. Submit official high school transcripts or GED scores.
  3. Submit ACT and/or SAT scores (optional).
  4. Submit official college transcripts, where applicable.
  5. Take Triton College placement tests.
  6. Complete new student orientation.

Non-degree candidates are all other students enrolled at Triton College. A non-degree student must meet the following admission requirements:

  1. Submit application for admission to the Office of Admission or apply online at www.triton.edu.
  2. Submit official high school and college transcript, where applicable.
  3. Take Triton College placement tests.
  4. Complete new student orientation.

Policy # 5112; last updated: 08/17/04. second reading at Feb. 2011 board meeting

Triton College High School Transcript Procedure

To be in compliance with Title IV Federal Student Aid Program Integrity Regulations of a definition of a high school diploma, the Office of Admission and Records at Triton College will be implementing the following procedures for high school transcripts effective July 1, 2011.

  • All high school transcripts must be from an accredited institution.
  • International high school transcripts must be evaluated by an evaluation agency and must meet United States high school equivalency standards. All foreign High School and College Transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES member. NACES stands for the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services. They may be reached at www.naces.org.