Apply to MCC for Free!

We know that times are tough right now—so we've temporarily waived our application fee.

If you've previously applied to MCC and paid the $15 fee, you do not need to re-apply. Please call Admissions at (815) 455-8530 to verify your status if you have questions.

Which one of these profiles describes you?

full-time student

First-Time Credit Student at MCC:

  • Full-Time Student - you're taking from 12 to 18 credit hours during fall or spring semesters and 6 to 9 credit hours during summer semester
  • Part-Time Student - you're taking less than 12 credit hours during fall or spring semester and less than 6 credit hours during summer


Looking to begin a degree or certificate? Want to change your career path? Need some job skills to get you back into the workforce?

summer students at MCC

Summer-only Transfer Student

Are you attending another college during the academic year but home for the summer? Do you need to take classes that will transfer back to your home school?

high school students

High School Student

Still in high school? Interested in enrolling in college classes to earn both college and high school credit, or just college credit? Learn about Dual Credit.

latino student

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construction workers

Trade Adjustment Assistance Act Reauthorization Act of 2015 (TAAAR 2015)

Has your job been eliminated or impacted by increased imports?


Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Training

Do you live in McHenry County and need specialized job training, job search assistance, and information about job opportunities?

international student

International Student

Are you a citizen of a foreign country interested in attending MCC?

What can we help you with today?

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