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Applying to a TCAT

Complete the TCAT Application for Enrollment
Check the status of your application until you have received your campus email address.
Access to your admissions application, financial aid and other general information. Requires login from your new campus email address that will be provided.


Find A Program

Review the programs of study and any program-specific admission requirements.

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Financial Aid

Complete the FAFSA to apply for the Pell grant, TN Promise scholarship, the TN Reconnect and the Wilder-Naifeh Technical Skills Grant.

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Schedule a Visit

Learn about a particular program or tour our campus.

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Contact Info

Student Services Office-Main Campus
340 Washington Street
Newbern, TN 38059

ONLINE APPLICANTS:  If you submit an online application, you will need to monitor your email as we will likely email you further information.  You should also contact the college periodically to follow-up with your application process.  Inaccurate addresses and phone numbers will likely prevent us from making contact with you regarding enrollment.  

General Admission Requirements

  • Program enrollment is based on a first-come, first-served basis by date of completed application. (A completed application includes all items required for enrollment.)
  • Persons seeking admission to a college must be at least 18 years of age or have a high school diploma or equivalent. For full-time programs, the applicant must declare an occupational objective and demonstrate reasonable potential for achieving that objective.
  • All persons who are required to register for the Federal Draft under 50 U.S.C. App. Section 453 are not eligible to enroll in any post-secondary school until they have registered with selective service.

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Program-Specific Admission Requirements

Educational and admission requirements vary from program to program. 

Truck Driving

Additional Requirements
  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • D.O.T. medical exam.
  • Negative drug screening test (must be within 30 days of starting class).
  • Ten year MVR - student can have no more than three moving violations and/or accidents within the past three years and no alcohol or drug-related convictions in the last three years. 
  • Be a resident of TN and hold a valid state of TN driver's license. 
  • Obtain a commercial driver's license permit (DPA) prior to starting class. 
  • Attend an orientation session.  

Practical Nursing

Applicants will be provided with a Jackson Regional Nursing Application packet after passing the HESI Exam.  All applicants must also complete a TCAT Northwest application at https://tcatnorthwest.edu/future-students/admissions.


Conversions Review.pdf

HESI Admission Exam .pdf

Math Rules Review.pdf