Admissions Checklist

Checklist for Applicants

  • Student checklist is also available in Navigate
  • Remember the ABC’s of CNCC Email– ALWAYS BE CHECKING your CNCC student email. This is our most common method of communicating with you.
    *Students receive access to student email after registering for classes.
  • Send Transcript(s)—High school transcripts are only required if enrolling within 5 years of graduation. Sending transcripts may allow you to skip placement testing. Additional transcripts may be required for specific programs. Visit Submit Your Credentials for more information.
  • Submit Immunization Records—if you are attending any classes at a residential CNCC campus. Get your Immunization Form on the Colorado State Web Portal.
  • Submit ACT, SAT, or Accuplacer Scores—If necessary, schedule an Accuplacer Test. For more information regarding when and where you can take the test visit, Placement Testing.
    • The following scores mean no further placement testing is needed. (SAT and ACT scores over 5 years old are not accepted.)
      • SAT - Math 500, Reading 430, English 470 - CNCC School Code 4665
      • ACT - Math 23, English 18, Reading 17 - CNCC ACT Code 0525
  • Get Credit for Previous College Work—Send your college transcripts to CNCC ASAP. Visit Transcripts for more information.
    • Take Advantage of college credit for AP classes with appropriate scores. Go to College Board to submit your AP classes to CNCC
  • Transcripts, ACT, SAT and Immunization records can be emailed, faxed or mailed to the information below.
    • Email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    • Fax To: (970) 675-3343
    • Mail to:

Colorado Northwestern Community College

Attn: Admissions & Records

500 Kennedy Drive

Rangely, CO 81648

  • Register with Selective Service (Male U.S. Citizens Only)—If a student is eligible for selective service, then by state law they must be registered in order to enroll in CNCC classes. You can register online at the Selective Services website.
  • Submit FAFSA—Applying for financial aid by May 1st is strongly recommended, as some funds are limited. Apply to FAFSA online.
  • Apply for Academic Scholarships —Deadline is August 1
    • Visit Scholarships Central for a wealth of information.
    • Due to the wide variety of scholarships, additional scholarship applications are sent out to student email accounts at various times throughout the year.
  • Complete Student Housing Application— Housing is limited. Discover the benefits of Living on Campus.The Housing Application is always available, however, room placement is done on a first come first serve basis. A $200 deposit is required to finalize room placement. You will be notified of your room assignment the week of July 1st. 
    • To pay your housing deposit contact our cashier This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (970) 675-3278 you can also make a payment through Crossroads at anytime.
      How to make a payment in Crossroads.


Questions or Need Assistance?

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Phone: (970) 824-0881

About CNCC

Colorado Northwestern is one college in two Colorado communities. Depending on what you want to study, CNCC has the perfect surroundings and facilities to meet your needs. Founded in 1962 as “Rangely College,” CNCC now serves nearly 1,600 students on two campuses, two service centers and online. Our two campuses are located in Craig and Rangely and are 90 miles apart in the mountains and canyons of Northwestern Colorado.