Enrollment Steps

Step 1: Apply to MTC

Step 2: Apply for Financial Aid

  • Submit a FAFSA at fafsa.gov. The MTC school code is 003993. This is the first step to be considered for most types of financial aid. For help completing the FAFSA, contact the Educational Opportunity Center at 803.822.3749.

Step 3: Open Your Online MyMTC Student Account

  • After applying to MTC, the Admissions Office will send you information to log in to two important student accounts: MyMTC (your student portal) and MyMTC Email (your college email). The college will communicate with you through MyMTC and MyMTC Email, so it is very important to access these accounts. Questions | 803.738.8324, option 9

Step 4: Complete the Admissions Process

  • Submit your official high school transcript (showing graduation and final GPA) or GED. Contact your high school for information on ordering a transcript. For current high school seniors, please also ask your school counselor to send a copy of your senior year transcript, showing completion of your fall semester coursework.
  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges attended and any SAT or SAT scores less than three years old.
  • Please allow two to three weeks for the admissions process. Questions, 803.822.6714

Step 5: Complete Placement Test Process

  • Some students will need to take the college’s placement test. Other students may qualify to exempt all or part of the test. Examples of exemption criteria include qualifying SAT®/ACT® scores or high school GPA (for recent high school graduates), qualifying previous college credit, and/or certain advanced standing exams. 
  • After you apply to MTC, the Admissions Office will let you know what, if any, placement tests you need to take. Questions | 803.738.7839.

Step 6: Complete Orientation

  • Orientation is required for all new, transfer, and readmit students and can be completed online through your MyMTC account. After completing Orientation, all new students will schedule their New Student Advisement and Registration on campus. 
  • Transfer and readmit students will complete advisement and registration through their department.
  • Questions | 803.822.6755

Step 7: Complete Academic Advisement

  • Your advisor will help you select courses to meet your goals.
  • New Students (never attended college) will be advised at New Student Advisement and Registration.
  • Readmit, transfer, and continuing students (with prior college credits) will schedule their appointments on MyMTC. Questions | 803.738.8324, option 9

Step 8: Register for Classes

  • Take your completed advisement form to the Records Office during the registration period. If your advisor has enabled you to register online, you may register through MyMTC during the registration period. Questions | 803.822.3656

Step 9: Pay Tuition and Fees

  • After you register for classes, pay any balance due by the payment deadline or your classes can be dropped for non-payment. You will not receive a bill. Your balance can be viewed on your MyMTC account. It will include any financial aid awards. Questions | 803.732.5200

Step 10: Ready to Attend

  • Buy your books
    • Textbooks and supplies are available through campus bookstores. Students with financial aid may have a book store allowance. Locations: Airport and Beltline Campus Student Centers.
      • Airport: 803.822.3577
      • Beltline: 803.790.7566
  • Get your student ID made
    • Have you Student Photo ID made at the Office of Student Life after tuition and fees are paid. MIDLANDSTECH.EDU/studentlife or call 803.822.3650/803.7387860



What are the admission requirements at MTC?

The requirements for admission to MTC differ depending on the type of student. For detailed information regarding MTC’s admissions requirements organized by student type, please visit Admissions Requirements.

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