Admissions Requirements

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You are on your way to great things: higher education, a rewarding career, and greater earning potential. Select your student type below to learn more about specific admission requirements. 


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New Student

If you have never attended a college or university, you are considered a new student. New students just need to follow the general steps to enrollment.

Career Development Student 

A student taking academic courses, but not entering a degree program. They may be taking courses for self-development or as a prerequisite to entering another college. 

Admissions Requirements for Career Development Students

Dual Enrollment for High School Students 

Includes high school students who are graduating early and students who want to take college courses while they're still in high school. 

Admissions Requirements for High School Students

International Student 

International students are attending MTC under an F-1 student visa from a country outside the United States. 

Admissions Requirements for International Students

Returning Student 

If you have previously attended MTC, but were not enrolled for the last two terms (other than the summer term) and wish to re-enroll, you are considered a returning student. 

Admissions Requirements for Returning Students

School of Health Care Student 

Admissions requirements for all other MTC Health Sciences programs, excluding nursing. 

Admissions Requirements for School of Health Care Students

Senior Citizen Students

Individuals 60 years old or older, who are legal residents of South Carolina, may be eligible for free tuition at Midlands Technical College. 

Senior Citizen Students

Student Returning from Suspension 

Former MTC students returning from a period of suspension should follow these guidelines. 

Admissions Requirements for Students Returning from Suspension

Student Transferring to MTC

If you have attended another college and are transferring to MTC, see Admissions Requirements for Students Transferring to MTC.

Student Visiting MTC from Another College 

Students at other schools who are taking a class at MTC that they want to transfer back to their original institution. 

Admissions Requirements for Transient Students Visiting MTC

MTC Student Taking Courses at Another College 

MTC students who are taking a course at another college that they want to transfer back to MTC. 

Admissions Requirements for Transient MTC Students

Nursing Student

Nursing students have some additional admissions requirements, including health prerequisites and background checks.

Admissions Requirements for Nursing Students

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