Degree, Certificate, & Transfer Pathways

Admissions Steps

The following steps are for students who are seeking a degree or certificate or planning to transfer to a university.

  • Step 1: Apply for Admissions

  • Step 2: Submit transcripts, test scores, & immunization records.

  • Step 3: Apply for financial aid & explore scholarships

  • Step 4: Retrieve your Pirate Portal username and password

  • Step 5: Register & Pay for Course Placement Assessment

Once you have completed the admissions steps, visit the registration steps.

Victoria College maintains an "open door" admissions policy under the authority of the Texas Administrative Code Title 19 and the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges. However, admission to Victoria College does not guarantee admission to all programs. Additional admission requirements are necessary for the programs listed below. Admission requirements for these programs can be found in the VC Catalog.

  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Law Enforcement Academy
  • Nursing - Professional & Vocational
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Respiratory Care

For questions regarding admissions, or to confirm your admissions status, please contact the Admissions & Records Office.

If you are registering for a Workforce & Continuing Education or Allied Health Continuing Education courses, visit the department pages. The steps above are not required for these courses.