Application Process

In addition to applying to WCJC, you MUST also apply directly to the Police Academy so a required information packet may be sent to you.

  • Must apply and meet all admission requirements to Wharton County Junior College.
  • Must be TSI met in Reading, or score a minimum of 18 on the Reading Placement Test.  If testing is needed, you may schedule an appointment with one of our testing sites (Richmond, Sugar Land or Wharton). *Please call 1-800-561-9252: x6386-Wharton, x1532-Richmond and x8434-Sugar Land
  • Complete and return the Application to the Police Academy office.  You may mail, fax, or hand deliver the application.  An academy packet will be mailed or given directly to you.
  • Must pass a Medical Examination w/drug screen. (See academy packet for details/required form)
  • Schedule an appointment with the mandated Psychologist for the Psychological Exam. (See academy packet for details/required form)
  • Must pass a Criminal Background check. (See academy packet for details/required forms)
  • You may register for the program online or at the registration office at any of our campuses.
  • Pay tuition/fees at the time of registration.


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