How to Apply
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How to Apply

Apply to Jefferson at any time. There’s no application fee and the process is simple:

1. Review Jefferson’s admission requirements.

2. Complete our free online application. You will need to create an account to get started. You can start and stop anytime, so if you have questions, contact us at 315-786-2437 or Note: Active duty military applicants should contact our Fort Drum office at 315-786- 2425.

3. Ask your high school and any colleges where you’ve completed credits to send official transcripts here:

Enrollment Services
Jefferson Community College
Jules Center, Building 6, Suite 6-010
1220 Coffeen St.
Watertown, NY  13601 

If you have a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) scores, also send them to the address above.

4. Apply for financial aid and scholarships.

5. Apply for housing if you’d like to live on campus.

Transfer students

Many students get their start at other schools. Learn how to make transfer credits count.


International students

Jefferson students come from everywhere. We can help you navigate the international application and visa process.

Military & Veteran students

We honor and value your service. Learn about credit for military education and experience.


After you apply

You’ll receive a confirmation letter shortly after you apply. It will include your Jefferson ID number and outline next steps, like whether you must complete placement testing before you register for classes.


"Jefferson was an affordable and quality option close to home with great transfer opportunities. Now, I feel prepared."Logan, criminal justice alum
Black River, NY