Admission Procedures

Navarro College maintains a open door admission policy, and students are admitted without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, or veteran status. The college reserves the right to verify citizenship and residency status of any applicant.

The office of Admissions and Records is responsible for administering all admissions policies, inquiries, concerning admissions should be emailed to

The college reserves the right to refuse admissions to any student who does not comply with admission requirements. In compliance with Teas House Bill (THB) 449 and 1735 adopted in 2019, students are asked at the point of admissions to disclose a) if they have pending conduct charges of violence or sexual misconduct, or b) if they have been expelled,, suspended, or withdrawn from a previous institution for conduct charges of violence or sexual misconduct. If students answers 'yes' to either of the questions, they are required to provide additional information, submitted electronically to{13}. The college reserves the right to refuse admission to any student who does not comply with TX HB 449 and 1735 requirements.

An individual may appeal any admissions denial to the President of Enrollment Management and Institutional Effectiveness (VPEMIE) or in the event the refusal was due to conduct, the student may appeal to the vice President of Student Services (VPSS).

Completion of the following steps are necessary to gain admission to Navarro College:

  1. Application for Admission.
  2. Official Transcript.
    • Beginning Students. An official and complete transcript in a sealed envelope bearing the signature of the appropriate official, seal and date of graduation of the applicant’s high school record must be filed, or sent electronically by an approved 3rd party vendor in the Office of Admissions & Records before an application for admission will be considered.

      Navarro College will not recognize a student as a high school graduate who has obtained a diploma through a school or online program that requires only payment of a fee with little or no coursework requirements.  Graduates of such programs will be considered for admissions on an individual approval basis.
    • Transfer Students. Transfers from another college, including summer/mini session students, are required to present an official and complete transcript in a sealed envelope bearing the signature of the appropriate official and seal from each college attended or sent electronically by an approved 3rd party vendor directly from the institution.
  3. Assessment Scores Student proficiency in reading, writing, and mathematics must be assessed. This is accomplished by completing the TSIA2 Assessment. Students otherwise qualified or exempted will not be refused admission on the basis of their scores. Results are used in advising and in placing students in the proper course levels.
  4. Proof of Residency 

    Students requesting reclassification are required to fill out the attached Core Residency Questionnaire and submit it along with any requested documentation prior to the official census date for the semester the reclassification is requested.

    Individuals can establish Texas residency in two main ways, one based on graduation from Texas high school and the other based on establishing domicile. The option relating to establishing domicile is available to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and international students who hold a certain type of visa. F-1 students are not eligible to domicile.

    Residency through high school graduation requirements:

    • Graduate from Texas high school or receive a GED in Texas; and
    • Live in Texas for the 36 months immediately before high school graduation; and
    • Live in Texas for the 12 months immediately before the census date of the semester in which you enroll at the College.

    Residency by establishing domicile requirements:

    • Live in Texas for 12 consecutive months; and
    • Establish and maintain domicile for 12 consecutive months, as evidenced by:
      • Gainful employment in Texas (employment conditioned on student status does not qualify);
      • Sole or joint marital ownership of residential real property in Texas by the person seeking to enroll or the dependent’s parent, having established and maintained a domicile at the residence.
      • Ownership and operation of a business in Texas; or
      • Marriage for one year to a person who has established domicile in Texas.

    NOTE: At least one of the four documents listed on Part A are required, Part B and Part C are additional supporting documents that can be submitted.

    Submit the completed packet in person, online or through mail:

    Undergraduate Students


    Navarro College Admissions
    3200 W 7th Ave
    Corsicana, TX 75110




    In Person

    Admissions Office

    If you have further questions, you may inquire here:     

    Resident status for tuition purposes in the State of Texas is govern by the Texas Education Code, Section 54.052 through

    54.064 and rules and regulations promulgated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Failure to provide complete and accurate information and supporting documents will delay processing and may result in denial of your application for residency.

The Office of Admissions and Records can provide additional information concerning state requirements.


Certain programs such as Residence Life, as well as instructional areas (e.g. Cosmetology, Welding, Petroleum Technology), Allied Health (e.g. Nursing, OTA, PTA) and Protective Services (e.g. Police, Fire and EMS) will require additional standards of conduct and may involve additional requirements for admissions and sanctions against student misconduct.


Navarro College will not offer distance education classes to students whose primary residence is out of state unless those students are also attending face to face classes on one of the physical campuses of the College District.

Navarro College is currently not a member of the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA); therefore, it is not authorized to provide distance learning courses to students whose official residence is located in a U.S. State or Territory which is outside the State of Texas. 

This procedure is available under the Section FB.1 of the Navarro College Board Policy Manual.