Please direct admission inquiries to:

Patrick Racette, Admissions Counselor: 
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Transfer Equivalencies

Northern Michigan University (pdf)

Michigan Technological University (pdf)


Admission Requirements

Admission to Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College is open to all eligible applicants regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, marital status, disability, or national or ethnic origin.

To be eligible for admission to degree programs, an applicant must have earned a high school diploma or have successfully passed a high school equivalency exam (such as the GED). Adult students without a high school diploma or GED may apply under the Ability to Benefit program. Transfer students must either be in good academic standing at their previous institution or receive special admission permission from the Dean of Instruction.


Special Admission

Non-degree Seeking:

Adults who wish to enroll in specific courses may enroll as non-degree-seeking students. Non-degree students are not required to provide a high school diploma or GED, and are not eligible for federal or Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College financial aid, with the exception of the Senior Citizen Scholarship. Non-degree-seeking students who later decide to seek regular admissions may apply all credits earned and must meet regular admission requirements.

Guest Student:

Students who are enrolled as degree-seeking students at another college or university may apply to take courses as guest students. The following stipulations must be met for admission as a guest student:

    1. Students must submit a guest student application (available from their home institution) to the Admissions Office. Transcripts from the home institution are not required.
    2. Guest students may not register as degree candidates at Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College.
    3. Guest students should have their Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College course selections approved in advance by the Registrar at their home institutions.
    4. Guest students must arrange to have any credit earned as guest students sent from Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College to their home institutions.

Financial aid for guest students may be available from their home institution. The student will be responsible for payment of tuition and other educational expenses incurred to Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College.

Advanced Secondary Enrollment:

High school juniors or seniors with a "B" average (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) or better may enroll in up to three courses totaling no more than 8 credits per semester with parental consent and the recommendation of their high school counselor. Applicants must submit an advanced secondary enrollment form to the Admissions Office each semester.