The steps below are for Texas residents. Information for Out-of-State Residents or Army students using tuition assistance may vary.


Apply for Admission

Submit an application in person or online

Explore Ways to Pay for College

Explore college costs, financial aid and scholarship options. You’re encouraged to visit our Financial Aid office for assistance.

Determine Testing Needs

Meet with a TSI coordinator/counselor to determine your testing needs. Students with transcripts containing test scores or previous college credits may be exempt from taking an entrance test.

Speak with an Academic Advisor

To take classes at CTC, you have to be on a current degree or certificate plan. A counselor will help you determine what plan works best for you and your needs.

Register and Pay for Your Classes

Register online through WebAdvisor or complete a paper registration form through our Registration office. Payment for classes is due at the time of registration.

Stay on the Right Track

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