Trenholm State Community College

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Enrollment Process

Admissions

Enrollment Application

All applicants must provide the following documents, when applicable, as a condition of admission to Trenholm State Community College:

  • A completed application for admission, which requires proof of residency. Applications can be obtained from the Admissions and Records Office on both campuses and should be returned to the Admissions and Records Office on the Trenholm or Patterson Campus. The mailing address is:
    • Admissions and Records Office
      P.O. Box 10048
      Montgomery, AL 36108
  • An OFFICIAL high school transcript, and/or GED scores, and/or college transcript(s). In order to be official, transcripts must be mailed directly from another school to Trenholm State Community College. Transcripts hand-delivered must be in an unbroken sealed envelope to be official.

ACCUPLACER Assessment

  • The ACCUPLACER Assessment is designed to ensure proper course enrollment in Math, English, and Reading. (See information under Testing/Re-Testing)

Testing Exempts:

  • Students who are within three years of high school graduation and have taken the ACT or SAT with the following minimum scores: ACT English-20 and ACT Math-20 or SAT I Verbal-480 and SAT I Math-480
  • Students who have an associate's degree or higher
  • Students who transfer degree-creditable college-level English or Mathematics courses with a grade of "C" or better (pending evaluation of official transcript(s))
  • Senior citizens (Alabama residents, age 60 and older), undeclared, other non award-seeking majors who are taking classes for vocational reasons only
  • Students who have completed required developmental coursework at another Alabama Community College System institution within the last three years
  • Students who provide documentation of assessment with the Compass or ASSET taken at another Alabama Community College System institution within the last three years

Application Procedure

All applicants must provide the following documents, when applicable, as a condition of admission to Trenholm State Community College:

  • A completed application for admission, which requires proof of residency.
  • An OFFICIAL high school transcript, and/or GED scores, and/or college transcript(s). In order to be official, transcripts must be mailed directly from another school to Trenholm State Community College. Transcripts hand delivered by applicants are not considered to be official.
  • Proof of registration for Selective Service for males 18-26 years of age.
  • ACCUPLACER Assessment scores. The ACCUPLACER Assessment is designed to ensure proper course enrollment in math, English, and reading. The ACCUPLACER Assessment is required before a student will be allowed to enroll in any general education course.

The following applicants are exempt from taking the ACCUPLACER Assessment:

  • Students who are within three years of high school graduation and have taken the ACT or SAT with the following minimum scores: ACT English-20 and ACT math-20 or SAT Verbal-480 and SAT math-526;
  • Students who have an associate degree or higher;
  • Students who transfer degree-creditable college-level English or mathematics courses with a grade of "C" or better (pending evaluation of official transcript(s);
  • Students or citizens, undeclared, other non-award seeking majors who are taking classes for vocational reasons only;
  • Students who have completed required developmental coursework at another Alabama College System institution within the last three years;
  • Students who can provide documentation of assessment with the ACCUPLACER, COMPASS or ASSET taken at another Alabama College System institution within the last three years;
  • Audit students, transient students, and dually enrolled high school students in English or math

Any questions about the ACCUPLACER Assessment or other admission requirements should be directed to the Office of Admissions at 420-4300.

History of
Excellence

For half a century, thousands of students have charted their path to success at Trenholm State Community College. From the 1960s to today, we have been part of the fabric of Montgomery and the River Region, growing to include diverse programs of study, multiple campuses, and online learning. Now, we celebrate the present and move forward with a renewed dedication to our community and the success of our students. We invite you to join us.

Contact Trenholm State

1-866-753-4544 334-420-4200 or email us

Trenholm Campus:
1225 Air Base Blvd
Montgomery, Alabama 36108
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Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 10048
Montgomery, Alabama 36108