Admission Requirements

STC Academy is an equal opportunity employer and follows the same policies in accepting applications from potential students.  S TC Academy is open to all students without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability or marital status. The admission policy is in compliance with the U.S. Department of Education, Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations, National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences guidelines and the Veterans Administration Education Department.

To be eligible for admission, an applicant must be able to read and write English, and the student must meet the following requirements.

To enroll in any course 300 hours or greater offered by the school, a student must

  • Be at least 17 years of age (Age will be verified with Individual’s ID)
  • Provide a valid driver’s license, state ID with photo, or valid passport.

Students must also be able to provide proof of appropriate educational requirement such as;

1) Copy of high school diploma

2) Foreign High School diploma or transcript – Note: The high school diploma or transcript requirement can also be from a foreign school if it is equivalent to a US high school diploma; Documentation of proof of completion of secondary education from a foreign country must be officially translated into English a nd officially certified as the equivalent of high school completion in the United States.)

3) Copy of GED certificate

4) Have a recognized equivalent of High School Diploma such as a home-schooled certificate by the state where the student resided during home school. Must have completed homeschooling at the secondary level as defined by state law.

5) Ability to Benefit (ATB)- Note: Due to the passage of Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2012, students who do not have a high school diploma or equivalent and did not complete secondary school in a home-school setting can no longer gain eligibility for Title IV, HEA funds by passing an “ability-to-benefit” test.)

6) STC Academy does not accept Ability to Benefit (ATB) students

7) On line (internet) High school, GED and home school diploma mills are not acceptable as proof of appropriate education.

Be able to speak, read, and write fluently in English. (C lasses available are bilingual).

Provide documentation of eligibility to work in the United States if you are not a US citizen.