Student Application

High School Admissions


The online application for the 2021/2022 school year will open on November 20th. In the meantime, get familiar with the application process by reading the information below, find out when you have opportunities to learn more, and explore our web site to make sure you are applying for the program that's just right for you. 

Before applying, be sure to review all of the below information. When you're ready, hit the 'Apply Here' link and get started. (Apply Here link will be made available November 20th!) Please note that existing DACC students who are returning for the next year in their program do not need to re-apply.


Campus Visit
Schedule a campus visit prior to applying. View our list of opportunities to visit our campuses or contact us directly to schedule a private tour.

Log on using the above link and create an account.

  • Use your email address and password to create an InfoSnap account.
  • Use an email other than your school-assigned email address.

Readiness Exams
Programs that required a readiness exam are:

  • Engineering 
  • Columbus Zoo & Aquarium School

Please note that Zoo School applicants must also fill out a teacher recommendation form.

Contact Information
You'll be asked to provide your name, address, phone, and email.
You'll also need parent/guardian contact information, including name, address, phone, and email.

Select Program of Interest
Select your first and second choice programs

Still weighing your options? This 2 minute video will give you an overview of the programs we're offering for the 2020/2021 school year. When you're ready to dive deeper, take a look at our list of programs and read the fact sheets.




Complete Essay Questions
You will be asked 3 essay questions:

  • What do you expect to learn in the program you selected?
  • What experiences have you had that will contribute to your success in the program?
  • When you look into the future, what do you see for yourself?

Electronic Signature and Submit
Both the student and parent will click a consent button and be sure to click 'submit' when you're finished.

Next Steps

  • After you complete the application, your guidance counselor will be notified and will upload needed information including your transcript. 
  • The DACC Student Services Department will be reviewing applications from February - May.
  • Acceptance letters will be emailed and mailed to students and parents.

If you have questions about the application process, contact us at 740-201-3216.

Note that during the application process, preference will be given to sophomores for junior/senior programs.