Who May Attend

Admissions Policy

County College of Morris (CCM) is open to all students who may benefit from college level study and who have a reasonable chance of successfully completing its courses and programs. Acceptance into credit courses and programs of study leading to a degree or certificate requires a high school diploma, General Equivalency Diploma (GED), Home School Certificate or equivalent, or a demonstrated ability to benefit from post-secondary studies.

Please note the section Restricted and Capped Programs for exceptions. The college reserves the right to refuse admission to any applicant where there is evidence that the individual would endanger his or her own health or safety or the health or safety of others.

Admissions Policy for Pre-College Age Students

State-Issued High School Diploma

Prospective students who have left high school and have not received their diploma or a GED may attend CCM to pursue a state-issued high school diploma. These prospective students must apply and send their official high school transcript and SAT or ACT scores, if taken. Prospective students must schedule an appointment to meet with the director of Admissions by calling 973-328-5100.

Prospective students must take and pass placement exams in English, mathematics and reading. Once enrolled in CCM, students must take courses in designated subject areas equaling 30 total credit hours. Upon completion, the student may request that an official transcript be sent to the State of New Jersey for the issuance of the high school diploma.

Procedures for Pre-College Age Students

Students who wish to enroll in a college course or courses while still in high school may do so through one of the following programs:

  • Academy Program
  • Challenger Program (including home schooled)

Please contact your high school guidance counselor for details regarding these programs. Additional information is also available through the Admissions office, 973-328-5100.