Become a First-Time Student at MCC

  1. Apply for Admission and pay the non-refundable $15 admissions application fee online
  2. Submit official transcripts from high school and college. Unofficial transcripts or copies of grade reports are acceptable if only used for prerequisite reasons.
  3. Take English, math and reading placement tests in the Testing Center
    • Some ACT scores may be used in lieu of placement test

      Placement testing is not required if you received the following ACT scores:

      • 21 or higher in English (valid for 5 years from test date)
      • 22 or higher in math (valid for 2 years from test date) effective Spring 2013
  4. Attend New Student Orientation
    • Full-time students are required to attend
    • Part-time students are highly encouraged to attend
  5. Register for classes
  6. Pay your tuition and fees
  7. Buy books