Your future starts today!
Whether you want to earn a professional credential; learn new job skills; or experience hands-on training; Blue Ridge Community College has a wealth of programs available to you. In fact, you can choose from over 200 degrees, diplomas, and certificates in 30 areas of study! Many of our classes are available fully online. Get started through the interest form below, or follow the first three steps to begin your application.
We know there is a lot to consider as you make this move to invest in yourself. Our admissions counselors are here to guide you every step of the way, answer your questions, schedule a tour, and even help you find the program that is right for you. Contact us at (828) 694-1800 (call), (828) 600-4876 (text), or use the Blue Ridge Community College online contact form.
Applying at Blue Ridge is easy and free. Follow these steps to apply.
Complete NC Residency Determination forms accessed at ncresidency.org.
For tuition purposes, all students seeking to earn college credit are classified as either in-state or out-of-state upon entering Blue Ridge. This classification, known as your residency status, is determined by the Residency Determination Service (RDS) and determines your tuition costs.
Apply online with the same login credentials used for Residency Determination.
Not sure which program to apply for? If you are undecided about your career goals, we can help! Meet with an admissions counselor by using the Blue Ridge Community College online contact form or calling (828) 694-1800.
Once you have applied, send your official transcripts to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This includes high school, GED, or high school equivalency to help determine your placement into college level coursework. Be sure to also send in official transcripts for college, AP, or CLEP tests. This will allow for counselors to award you transfer credit toward completing your degree.
New Students: First Steps
Set up your Blue Ridge student accounts at least 48 hours after submitting your application. Your username and password is the same for all student accounts:
Webmail – Your official College email account
myCourses – Learning platform similar to Google Classroom
Watermark Student – Mobile app for schedules, attendance, grades, and appointments
myBlueRidge – Student portal to pay your fees, look at your course schedule
Whether you need a little or need a lot, Blue Ridge Community College is committed to helping you figure out how to finance your educational future today so you can enjoy a successful career tomorrow.
Check out the payment deadlines and accepted forms of payment. You can also call the Cashier’s Office for assistance at (828) 694-1721.
It’s time to reserve your seat and sign up for your classes at Blue Ridge Community College.
Does picking out classes for your first semester
seem daunting? Don’t do it on your own! Meet with an advisor to discuss your specific program.
More new student resources can be found at www.blueridge.edu/welcome.
The College’s Federal School Code is 009684. File your FAFSA at least four weeks prior to the payment deadline to allow ample time for processing. You will receive a letter and/or email from Blue Ridge within 1-2 weeks updating your status. Likewise, you can also track your Financial Aid status in your myBlueRidge account.
Need an offline application?
If you cannot submit the online Application for Admission, please email email@example.com for a PDF version of the Application for Admission that you can print, fill out the form, scan completed form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax it to (828) 697-0811.
If you are a returning student, visit our Returning Student webpage for more information about enrolling at Blue Ridge.