NDSCS Admission

Students enroll in the Diesel Technology – Komatsu program at the beginning of fall semester. Students are accepted into the program upon completion of admission into NDSCS. Students should do the following:
Apply for admission to NDSCS through the Enrollment Services office. Enrollment Services will not accept faxed applications for any program.

  • Submit high school transcripts or GED to Enrollment Services.
  • Complete Differential Aptitude Test (DAT) with a minimum test score of 70% and ACT minimum test score of 15 and personal interview as required.
  • Visit NDSCS and complete orientation (testing, academic advising and scheduling and registration).
  • Secure approval from a participating dealer.


Students should contact the NDSCS Enrollment Services office (701-671-2205) for an application package or complete and return the “Student Request for Admission” form in this packet. Enrollment Services will send information on the college, the Diesel Technology –
Komatsu program and financial aid. Students should complete the applications and return them to NDSCS promptly. Assessment tests will be required prior to admission into the Diesel Technology – Komatsu program.

Applicants must demonstrate completion of high school or GED equivalency. Students should contact their high school guidance office and request that their transcript be submitted to NDSCS Enrollment Services.

All freshmen must complete an orientation. Once a student is admitted to NDSCS, Enrollment Services will schedule orientation for the student. Orientation includes a tour of the NDSCS campus, financial aid counseling, scheduling (academic advising) and registration.

Applicants must complete an interview with and secure approval of a sponsor. The applicant is responsible for obtaining a sponsor. Applicants should take the Dealer Approval Form to a potential sponsor. Complete the approval form and return it to Enrollment Services if it is determined that the dealer will grant sponsorship. If the dealer decides not to grant sponsorship, then the student should contact the NDSCS coordinator for assistance in securing a sponsor.