Admission Guidelines

If you have graduated from high school or earned a GED, you may apply for admission to Maysville Community & Technical College (MCTC). You are required to apply online for admission prior to the beginning of the term of enrollment. In order to complete the admission process, you must submit and admission application and all required documents listed below to the MCTC Admissions Office. Mailed documents may be sent to the closest campus to you:

Maysville Campus

Maysville Community and Technical College
Office of Admissions
1755 US HWY 68
Maysville, KY 41056

Licking Valley Campus 

MCTC - Licking Valley Campus
Office of Admissions
319 Webster Avenue
Cynthiana, KY 41031

Paris Extension 

MCTC-Licking Valley Campus
Office of Admissions
319 Webster Avenue
Cynthiana, KY 41031

Rowan Campus 

MCTC - Rowan Campus
Office of Admissions
609 Viking Drive
Morehead, KY 40351

Montgomery Extension 

MCTC - Montgomery Extension
201 Calk Avenue
Mount Sterling, KY 40353

 

First-Time Freshman (any student entering any college for the first time)

  • Submit an official high school transcript or  GED test results
    • Official high school transcripts can be requested through the Parchment electronic exchange system, and will be downloaded directly to MCTC.
    • Official high school transcripts that are mailed must include the high school graduation date and official high school seal or signature of approved high school administrator.
    • Students who complete the GED exam in the state of Kentucky may submit a record request through Kentucky Adult Education. Students who completed the GED outside of Kentucky, should contact the state Department of Education in which the exam was administered.
  • Submit qualifying placement scores
    • ACT sub-test requirements (18-English, 19-Math, and 20-Reading)
      OR
    • COMPASS (English, Math, and Reading - scores will vary, depending on academic program)
    • Placement scores may expire and assessment requirements are subject to change.

Transfer Students (Students who have previously enrolled in a post-secondary institution)

  • Submit an official high school transcript or GED test results
    • Official high school transcripts can be requested through the Parchment electronic exchange system, and will be downloaded directly to MCTC.
    • Official high school transcripts that are mailed must include the high school graduation date and official high school seal or signature of approved high school administrator.
    • Students who complete the GED exam in the state of Kentucky may submit a record request through Kentucky Adult Education. Students who completed the GED outside of Kentucky, should contact the state Department of Education in which the exam was administered
  • Submit official transcript(s) from all colleges previously attended (an official transcript is one sent from the college(s) attended directly to the Admissions Office at MCTC.) You may request their transcript from the National Student Clearinghouse.
  • Submit COMPASS placement exam results (If college level mathematics and English courses have not been completed or if ACT scores are less than an 18 in English, 19 in math, and 20 in reading subtests.)
  • Transfer students with 12 or more credit hours at the 100 level or above in general education courses with a 2.0 GPA are exempt from reading placement requirements. However, all students must meet individual course pre-requisites such as those for entry-level English and mathematics courses.

Non-Credential Student (Students who do not plan to receive a credential)

  • Appropriate ACT or COMPASS placement exam results for the courses to be taken, if prerequisite scores are required
    OR
  • Post-secondary transcript indicating prerequisite course has been completed.

Readmit/Returning Students

  • If you are returning to MCTC after an absence of two or more 16-week semesters, you must complete the a new application for admission.
  • The admission office will verify that we have appropriate documents on file.
  • If you have attended a post-secondary institution during your absence you will need to submit transcripts to the admission office. You may request your college transcript through the National Student Clearinghouse.
  • All students will adhere to the Assessment and Placement Policy guidelines for the semester in which they are admitted.

Dual Credit Students

High School junior and seniors can enroll in college courses in cooperation with your high school. Students may enroll in up to 12 credit hours each academic year.

  • Complete the admission application
  • Submit a copy of your high school transcript
  • Submit a copy of your ACT/COMPASS test scores.