How to Apply

Hudson Valley Community College enrolls more than 12,000 students annually, and our knowledgeable admissions counselors are available to help you with the admissions process every step of the way.

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Anyone applying for admission at Hudson Valley must meet the following minimum qualifications:

Each academic program has its own program entrance requirements.

You must provide proof of having satisfactorily completed the high school courses that are required for the curriculum to which you are applying. Appropriate post-high school courses may be substituted if approved by the Admissions Office. You also must provide proof that you are physically qualified to meet the requirements of the curriculum you have chosen.

Programs with Special Admission Requirements

Physician AssistantThe following programs have additional admission requirements and procedures:

High School Equivalency Program (24-Credit Hour Program)
This program allows for the granting of a high school equivalency diploma based on earned college credit.

Early Admissions Program
If you have completed 11th grade with an overall average of 80 or better, you may benefit from enrolling at Hudson Valley to begin your college classes early. Applicants who meet the requirements will be considered for full-time admission.

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)
The EOP provides assistance to students whose educational and economic circumstances threaten to limit their opportunities.

Dental Hygiene Applicants
Admission to this program is competitive and has a unique set of guidelines. Your complete application for admission must be on file with the Admissions Office no later than Feb. 1.

Nursing Applicants
Admission to this program is competitive and has a unique set of guidelines. Your complete application for admission must be on file with the Admissions Office no later than Feb. 1.

Radiologic Technology Applicants
Admission to this program is competitive and has a unique set of guidelines. Your complete application for admission must be on file with the Admissions Office no later than Feb. 1.

For more information, visit the [Loading Admissions section of the College Catalog link…] or contact the Admissions Office at admissions@hvcc.edu or (518) 629-7309.