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Galveston College Admissions

Welcome to Galveston College!

Galveston College is a fully accredited, two-year community college offering associate degrees and certificates in academic, technical, and professional programs.

In order to register for classes or programs at Galveston College, you must first apply and be admitted to the college.

Galveston College’s Office of Admissions and Records staff is happy to assist every student with their individual educational goal, because we are committed to the success of every student!

New Students

Prospective students interested in attending Galveston College are encouraged to apply for admission early to ensure all applicant information is received, and registration for the desired term is not delayed.

Additional Information for:

High School / GED Grads 
College Transfer / Transient

International Students
Home School Grads
Dual Credit / High School Students
Non High School / GED Students

Current Students

Students who have had continuous enrollment at Galveston College are considered “Current Students”.

Current students do not have to apply or reapply for admission unless a break or gap in enrollment occurs (summer semesters are not included).

Galveston College recommends that all Current Students review their degree progress with a Counselor or Advisor prior to the beginning of each semester.

Students are also advised to pay close attention to deadlines and review the Academic and Semester Calendars regularly.

See the Current Students page for more information.

Returning Students

Students who have not attended Galveston College in at least one long semester (fall or spring) must reapply for admission as a “Returning Student” and submit proof of the Bacterial Meningitis vaccination (if applicable).

See the Former/Returning Students page for more information.

International Students

Thank you for considering Galveston College to pursue your education. To be considered for admission, international students must submit the appropriate documentation.

See the International Students page for more information.

Dual Credit / High School Students

High school students can earn college credits while concurrently attending high school. Galveston College’s dual credit program provides an opportunity for high schools students to get a head-start on earning transferable college credits at a minimal cost before graduating from high school.

See the Dual Credit/High School Students page for more information.

Apply for Admission

Online Application

Option A
Start the convenient online application process @ ApplyTexas.

Physical Application

Option B
Download and return the completed GC application to the Admissions Office.


The Office of Admissions and Records provides the following services:

  • Application processing
  • Degree certification
  • Enrollment verification
  • Residency determination
  • Transcript evaluation/articulation
  • Transcript request processing

Contact Admissions






Fall & Spring Semesters
Office Hours:
Monday & Tuesday
8:00 a.m – 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Summer I & II Semesters (May – August)
Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday
7:30 a.m – 6:00 p.m.

Closed on Friday