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Become a Westmoreland Student

Becoming a student at Westmoreland is easier than ever.  Follow these five steps to begin your ambitious journey!

Step 1

Apply to Westmoreland

Complete the FREE online application for admission. Note that the health professions programs require an additional application.

Step 2

Apply for Financial Aid

Begin by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at fafsa.ed.gov. Westmoreland's school code is 010176. See our Financial Aid page for additional information.

Step 3

Obtain Official Transcripts & Test Scores

Have your high school transcript sent to Westmoreland. If you are transferring credits from another college, have official transcripts sent to us. If applicable, send GED scores, SAT or ACT scores to Westmoreland.

Westmoreland County Community College Admissions Office
145 Pavilion Lane
Youngwood, PA 15697

Step 4

Meet With Your Pathways Advisor

Once steps 1-3 are complete and we have received your transcripts and test scores, you are invited to schedule your placement assessment and educational planning session with your pathways advisor. In some cases, academic skill checks will be administered.

Step 5

Schedule Classes

The educational planning session will include a discussion of your life and career goals, an overview of academic programs and registration for courses in the upcoming semester.

Students at Youngwood

Undecided?

Questions about programs offered at Westmoreland?  Visit with an admissions representative - no appointment is needed!  Simply walk into Room 130 in Founders Hall on the Youngwood campus during the designated hours:

Walk-In Hours

  • Monday, 1-3 p.m.
  • Thursday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Or, attend a small-group information session to learn more about the college and the admissions process. Call the Information Center at 724-925-4000 for more information.

Campus Tours

Tours are available during walk-in hours and also upon request. Call the Information Center at 724-925-4000 to schedule your tour.

Upcoming Events

Come to one of our open houses, discovery days, financial aid workshops and more. Check out the calendar.