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Heartland Community College

Becoming a College NOW Student

Complete the Heartland Application

  • It's free and only takes approximately 10 minutes!
  • You can expect your welcome letter within 3-5 business days.
  • Students need only apply once for the College NOW program.
  • Ready? Set? Go to more information at  

*Students under 16 years old taking HCC courses on-campus/online, not through our high school/career center partnerships, must complete additional admission requirements:* 

Meet Course Placement Requirements

  • Student schedule testing, if applicable, through your myHeartland account.
  • You may not have to take HCC placement tests if you have other eligible test scores.
  • Ready? Set? Go to more information at
*Placement testing is required for many HCC courses, but not all (i.e. success education and most career-technical education courses).

Questions? Concerns? 

If you want to know more about becoming a College NOW student before starting the admission process, we've got you covered!

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