Success First Program

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Have you chosen to pursue higher education? You can be the first in your family to graduate from college!

About the Program

  • TMCC's Success First program goal is to increase college readiness, persistence, retention and graduation rates of first-time, full-time, first-generation students.
  • Success First also uses a Summer Bridge program to give students a jump start to college, helping them gain information about science, technology, math and engineering, growing career fields and academic/motivational support during their first year at TMCC.

Ready to Apply?

Applying is easy! After you review the eligibility requirements, simply complete an online application. 

Success First Eligibility

  • First generation (neither parent/guardian has earned a bachelor's degree).
  • Make sure TMCC receives your test scores (ACT/SAT/ACCUPLACER scores). 
  • Complete 2023–24 FAFSA and demonstrate financial need. Applications must be complete and processed by TMCC's Financial Aid Office. 

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Program Admission Requirements

  1. Apply to the College and be admitted for Summer or Fall 2023.
  2. Complete the Success First Program Application
  3. Complete the 2023–24 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Applications must be complete and processed.
  4. Submit high school transcripts or ACT/SAT/ACCUPLACER scores.
  5. Attend mandatory program orientation in June.