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Our small class sizes, convenient campus locations and online classes are geared to help you find success. We have four campuses in our service region, Maysville, Cynthiana (Licking Valley Campus), Morehead (Rowan Campus) and Mount Sterling (Montgomery Campus). Whether you want to enter the workforce, pursue advancement in your career, or transfer to a four-year college after graduating, imagine more opportunities through MCTC!

For information on the admissions process and additional enrollment steps, please click your student type to get started!

PromotionDual Credit Students

The steps below are for those students who previously attended MCTC but have not been enrolled in classes for one or more semesters.

  1. Complete the application for admission.

  2. Apply for financial aid by completing the FAFSA (use school code 006960).

  3. Send your high school transcript
    Contact your high school and request that they send an official copy of your high school transcript that includes your high school graduation date and official high school seal or counselor’s signature. Official GED transcripts can be requested from their site.

  4. Send your college transcripts
    Please contact any college or university you have attended since leaving MCTC and request that they send an official copy of your college transcript to MCTC.

  5. Register for classes
    Once your admission file is complete, you can schedule an appointment to meet with your advisor. You can find your advisor and their contact information in your Student Self-Service Account.

  6. Attend orientation
    Schedule a new student orientation session.

  7. Pay your tuition
    Once you are registered for classes, you will be responsible for paying your tuition and making sure that any accepted financial aid is posted to your account. If you have questions about how to set up a payment plan.

PromotionFirst Time Students

The steps below are for those students who have never attended a college before. If you are enrolled in dual credit classes through MCTC and would like to enroll as a first-time college student after graduating high school, please see above for the steps for Dual Credit Students.

  1. Complete the application for admission.

  2. Apply for financial aid by completing the FAFSA (use school code 006960).

  3. Send your high school transcript or GED
    Contact your high school and request that they send an official copy of your high school transcript that includes your high school graduation date and official high school seal or counselor’s signature. Official GED transcripts can be requested from their site.

  4. Take the college entrance exam
    If you have already taken the ACT, the scores recorded on your official high school transcript are accepted. If you have not taken the ACT, or if your ACT scores do not meet the minimum scores on any of the ACT sections of English (18), Reading (20) and Math (19), you will need to take the COMPASS test. If you have already taken the COMPASS test in high school, please contact your high school and ask them to send your scores.

    Contact the MCTC Testing Center to schedule a COMPASS testing appointment.

  5. Register for classes
    Once your admission file is complete, you can schedule an appointment to meet with your advisor. You can find your advisor and their contact information in your Student Self-Service Account.

  6. Attend orientation
    Schedule a new student orientation session.

  7. Pay your tuition
    Once you are registered for classes, you will be responsible for paying your tuition and making sure that any accepted financial aid is posted to your account. If you have questions about how to set up a payment plan.

PromotionNon-Degree Seeking Students

The steps below are for students not planning to pursue a degree at the college and who want to take no more than six credit hours per semester. Please note that non-degree students are not eligible to participate in federal student aid programs or to receive Veteran Educational Benefits.

  1. Complete the application for admission.

  2. Send transcripts and/or test scores
    Non-degree seeking students are not required to submit official documents; however, any student who wishes to take a course in either English or math will be required to take the Compass test or show evidence of successful completion of prerequisite college courses.

    Students who later decide to become degree-seeking must submit all required documents, such as an official high school transcript or GED transcript and any college transcripts in order to be admitted as a degree-seeking student.

  3. Register for classes
    Once your admission file is complete, you can schedule an appointment to meet with your advisor. You can find your advisor and their contact information in your Student Self-Service Account.

  4. Pay your tuition
    Once you are registered for classes, you will be responsible for paying your tuition. If you have questions about how to set up a payment plan.

PromotionReadmission/Returning Students

The steps below are for those students who previously attended MCTC but have not been enrolled in classes for one or more semesters.

  1. Complete the application for admission.

  2. Apply for financial aid by completing the FAFSA (use school code 006960).

  3. Send your college transcripts
    Please contact any college or university you have attended since leaving MCTC and request that they send an official copy of your college transcript to MCTC.

  4. Register for classes
    Once your admission file is complete, you can schedule an appointment to meet with your advisor. You can find your advisor and their contact information in your Student Self-Service Account.

  5. Attend orientation
    Schedule a new student orientation session.

  6. Pay your tuition
    Once you are registered for classes, you will be responsible for paying your tuition and making sure that any accepted financial aid is posted to your account. If you have questions about how to set up a payment plan.

PromotionTransfer Students

The steps below are for those students currently enrolled in another college who plan to transfer to MCTC.

  1. Complete the application for admission.

  2. Apply for financial aid by completing the FAFSA (use school code 006960).

  3. Send your high school transcript or GED
    Contact your high school and request that they send an official copy of your high school transcript that includes your high school graduation date and official high school seal or counselor’s signature. Official GED transcripts can be requested from their site.

  4. Send your college transcripts
    Please contact any college or university you have attended and request that they send an official copy of your college transcript to MCTC.

  5. Take the college entrance exam
    If your transfer credit does not satisfy the prerequisites for college level enrollment you will need to complete the Compass exam. Contact the MCTC Testing Center to schedule a Compass testing appointment.

  6. Register for classes
    Once your admission file is complete, you can schedule an appointment to meet with your advisor. You can find your advisor and their contact information in your Student Self-Service Account.

  7. Attend orientation
    Schedule a new student orientation session.

  8. Pay your tuition
    Once you are registered for classes, you will be responsible for paying your tuition and making sure that any accepted financial aid is posted to your account. If you have questions about how to set up a payment plan.