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Getting Started - New Students

Follow these steps to become a Viking!

  1. Submit a FREE online application.

  2. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at
    • The Jefferson College school code 002468.

  3. Send an official high school transcript, high school diploma, or GED/HiSET certificate and any college transcripts to the Office of Enrollment Services, Jefferson College, 1000 Viking Drive, Hillsboro, MO 63050.
    • For transfer students, please request official transcripts from each institution be sent to the Office of Enrollment Services - Jefferson College Transfer Credit Procedure.

  4. Complete the Placement Tests at the Jefferson College Testing Center or submit official ACT results for the purpose of course placement.
    • Hillsboro: 636-481-3147 / Arnold: 636-481-3592

  5. Meet with an Enrollment Services Specialist to register for classes.
    • Call to schedule an appointment: Hillsboro: 636-481-3209 / Arnold: 636-481-3597 or email

For help getting started at Jefferson College, please contact the Admissions Staff at 636-481-3209 or email admissions@jeffco.eduAdmissions staff are available to chat live Monday - Thursday from 10 to 2. Just click the "Live Chat" button. 

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