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Follow the instructions below to start your college application, register for a continuing education class, or contact us with any questions you have. We look forward to helping you succeed!



I’m ready to apply for a certificate, diploma or degree program at Gaston College!

Step 1

Complete the online NC Residency Determination.

Step 2

If you have a high school diploma or GED, or you plan to take classes at Gaston College after graduating from high school, visit to complete your application. 

If you are a current NC high school student and would like to apply to take dual enrollment courses through our College Now/CCP program, visit to complete your application.

Official transcripts should be requested from high school, high school equivalency and/or previous college(s). Ask that transcripts be sent to us electronically at or mailed to Gaston College Admissions, 201 Highway 321 South, Dallas, NC 28034.



I’d like to register for a continuing education class or program at Gaston College!

Click the button below for instructions on registering online, by mail or in-person, for workforce continuing education and personal enrichment classes and programs.

Register for Continuing Education



I still have a few questions before I apply or register for a class at Gaston College!

Reach out to us, we’re here to help!

Contact Gaston College Admissions Form

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You can also reach Admissions through the chat link at the bottom right of this page.

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