Applications

Applying to the Mount is free, easy, and fast! Choose the application type suited to you below and you’ll be on your way!

General Admission Application

If you are a new student or transfer student, this application is for you. Our free online application takes about 10 to 15 minutes to complete and we do not require an essay or test scores!

Click here for the Online Application

Click here to download the PDF Application

This application is for those students who are applying from a country other than the United States (F1 Student VISA). 

Application Deadlines

  • May 15 for Fall (September) admission 
  • November 1 for Spring (January) admission 

International Requirements

  1. Complete MWCC International Student Admission Application
  2. An official copy of secondary/high school record or foreign equivalent - submitted as originals OR certified copies. If documents are not in English, an official translation must be submitted along with your documents. Foreign documents must be evaluated and translated by a US evaluation company like the Spantran - MWCC Pathway (offers discounted services), Center for Educational Documentation (CED) or World Education Services (WES). A list of additional evaluation services is available at www.naces.org/members
  3. If English is not the official language of your home country and you have not yet completed a college-level English course, you are required to provide proof of your English proficiency:
    1. Official TOEFL scores sent directly from Educational Testing Service www.ets.org/toefl OR
    2. Official IELTS score sent to us directly from www.ielts.org.
  4. Copy of your current I-20, as well as any previous I-20s issued to you, if applicable.
  5. Copy of your current visa and I-94 card, as well as any extensions or previous changes of visa status since your last entry into the United States if applicable.
  6. Official Affidavit of Financial Support with accompanying evidence for each funding source (bank statements or a certified letter from the bank) showing possession of the minimum amount listed on the affidavit.
  7. Copy of Passport
  8. If you are transferring from another US institution, you must submit a completed I-20 transfer authorization form.
  9. International students applying to a selective program at MWCC must also submit the appropriate selective program application in addition to their other requirements.

Avoid Delays - To avoid delays in processing your application, complete all items required in legible handwriting. Make sure the name on your application matches the names on your transcripts. Provide all required documentation prior to the deadline. 

Click to Download the International Student 2022 Application

MWCC administers a number of programs providing middle through high school students with an array of college and career awareness opportunities. Visit the K-12 Program page to learn more.

All applicants for Gateway to College must attend an info session and complete the online application. Please call 978-630-9248 to sign up for an information session.

Please note that the essay portions will be used to determine English placement and should reflect your best writing skills.  All materials should be emailed to gateway@mwcc.mass.edu.

Download the Application (PDF)

Click here for the Online Application

  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The final deadline is June 17, 2022
  • Call 978-630-9248 to sign up for an information session.

Pathways Early College Experience Application

Talent Search offers services to six hundred ninety-five (695) individuals, primarily in grades six through twelve, of whom at least two-thirds must be income eligible and potential first-generation college students.

The school districts targeted in the grant include:

  • Fitchburg (Arthur M. Longsjo Middle School, Memorial Middle School, Fitchburg High School)
  • Gardner (Gardner Middle School, Gardner High School)
  • Leominster (Samoset Middle School, Sky View Middle School, Leominster High School)

Download Application (PDF) or click here to launch our web application.

Talent Search offers services to five hundred (500) individuals in grades six through twelve, of whom at least two-thirds must be income-eligible and potential first-generation college students from the following districts:

  • Fitchburg (Sizer)
  • Athol (Athol Royalston Middle School, Athol High School)
  • Orange (Ralph C. Mahar Regional School)
  • Winchendon (Murdock Middle/High School)
  • Clinton (Clinton Middle and High School)

Click here for the NCMTS Online Application

This application is for high school juniors and seniors who want to take college classes while simultaneously completing their high school graduation requirements. 

High School Dual Enrollment 2022 Application Fillable

 

Selective Program Applications

MWCC is an open-enrollment college, however, some of our programs have additional requirements. We call these Selective Programs. Applicants for a selective program.

How to Apply to a Selective Program

  1. Attend a mandatory Information Session
  2. Download the appropriate application below
  3. Request transcripts from all colleges other than MWCC
  4. Bring or mail your completed* packet to the Gardner Campus Office of Admissions by the application deadline

*Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Transcripts and other required documents should be attached to your application file. Deadlines and requirements are listed on the application. If something is in transit from a third party (like transcripts), please note this on your application.

What is required for Advanced Standing in Nursing program?

  • Deadline: Nov. 1st | Start: Jan.
  • Info Session: mwcc.edu/info
  • Verification of completion of High School
  • LPN License (current) or Completion of NUR 111
  • TEAS Exam: As of Jan 1, 2023 all TEAS scores for Nursing may be no more than 12 months old at the time of the application deadline.
    Candidates must take the TEAS Exam at MWCC with the following minimum scores:

    • Reading (69.0%)
    • Math (63.3%)
    • English (60.0%)
    • Science (45.8%)
  • Required Courses: Complete before applying
    • MAT 143 - Statistics (or higher): Complete with a C+ or higher (<10years)
    • BIO 203 - Anatomy & Physiology I: Complete with a C+ or higher (<10years)
    • ENG 101 - College Writing I
    • PSY 105 - Intro to Psychology

Apply Online

Download the Nursing Advanced Standing 2023 Application

(Allows students that have already completed the equivalent of MWCC’s NUR111 to immediately enter second-semester nursing courses.)

Students wishing to participate in the CNA to LPN Walkway should complete the General Application. Students will meet with an advisor to ensure the criteria below have been met. Once the requirements have been completed, the LPN Application can be submitted.

  • Info Session: mwcc.edu/info
  • Verification of completion of High School (or equivalent)
  • TEAS Exam: As of Jan 1, 2023 all TEAS scores for Nursing may be no more than 12 months old at the time of the application deadline.
    Candidates must take the TEAS Exam at MWCC with the following minimum scores:

    • Reading (54.8%)
    • Math (50.0%)
    • English (53.3%)
    • Science (35.4%)
  • Required Courses to be completed before the LPN course of study:
    • PSY 105-Intro to Psychology
    • MAT 143 or MAT 126 Complete with a C+ or higher (<10years)
    • NUR 117- Nurse Assistant Theory: With (B) or higher
    • NUR 118- Nurse Assistant Practicum: With (B) or higher
    • ENG 101- College Writing I
    • BIO 152- Essentials of A&P: (C+ or higher)
    • PSY 110- Human growth and Development
    • HEA 106- Exploring Health Careers: With (B) or higher

APPLY ONLINE

Downloadable PDF Application Coming Soon!

What do I need to enroll in the Practical Nursing (PN) Program?
APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED to 11/15!

  • Deadline: November 15 (for January start)
  • Verification of completion of High School (or equivalent)
  • Info Session: mwcc.edu/info
  • TEAS Exam: As of Jan 1, 2023 all TEAS scores for Nursing may be no more than 12 months old at the time of the application deadline.
    Candidates must take the TEAS Exam at MWCC with the following minimum scores:

    • Reading (54.8%)
    • Math (50.0%)
    • English (53.3%)
    • Science (35.4%)
  • Required Courses: complete before applying
    • MAT 126 - Topics in Mathematics: Complete with a C+ or higher (<10years) OR Placement out of MAT 126
  • PN Program Details
  • Prepare to sit for the National Council Licensure Exam for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN).

APPLY ONLINE

Practical Nursing-2023 Application

What do I need to enroll in the Registered Nurse Program?

  • Application Deadline: February 1st (for September start)
  • Verification of completion of high school or equivalent
  • Info Session: mwcc.edu/info
  • TEAS Exam: As of Jan 1, 2023 all TEAS scores for Nursing may be no more than 12 months old at the time of the application deadline.
    Candidates must take the TEAS Exam at MWCC with the following minimum scores:

    • Reading (69.0%)
    • Math (63.3%)
    • English (60.0%)
    • Science (45.8%)
  • Required Courses:
    • MAT 143 - Statistics (or higher): Complete with a C+ or higher (<10 years)
    • 4-Credit human biological Lab Science (BIO): Grade of C+ or higher (<10 years old) Preferred: Biology, A/P, Micro-biology)
  • Nursing Program Details
  • Prepare to sit for the National Council Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). MWCC students historically achieve high pass rates.

Apply Online

AS Nursing 2023 Application

What do I need to Bridge from LPN to RN?

  • Deadline: Nov. 15th | Start: Mar.
  • Info Session: mwcc.edu/info
  • Verification of completion of High School
  • LPN License (current) & minimum of 6 months of experience
  • TEAS Exam: As of Jan 1, 2023 all TEAS scores for Nursing may be no more than 12 months old at the time of the application deadline.
    Candidates must take the TEAS Exam at MWCC with the following minimum scores:

    • Reading (69.0%)
    • Math (63.3%)
    • English (60.0%)
    • Science (45.8%)
  • Required Courses: Complete before applying
    • MAT 143 - Statistics (or higher): Complete with a C+ or higher (<10years)
    • BIO 203 - Anatomy & Physiology I: Complete with a C+ or higher (<10years)
    • ENG 101 - College Writing I
    • PSY 105 - Intro to Psychology
  • LPN to RN Bridge Program Details
  • For currently licensed LPNs (in good standing, with six months of work experience). Credit is given for NUR111 allowing applicants to immediately enter second-semester nursing courses. Demonstrated proficiency in Maternity and Pediatrics may be considered for exemption from NUR115.
  • Prepare to sit for the National Council Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). MWCC students historically achieve high pass rates.

APPLY ONLINE

LPN Bridge to AS Nursing 2023 Application

What is required to enroll in the Physical Therapist Assistant program?

  • Deadline: March. 15th | Start. Sep
  • Info Session: mwcc.edu/info
  • Verification of completion of High School
  • TEAS Exam: As of Jan 1, 2023 all TEAS scores for Nursing may be no more than 12 months old at the time of the application deadline.
    Candidates must take the TEAS Exam at MWCC with the following minimum scores:

    • Composite (61.0%)
    • Reading (71.0%)
    • Math (65.0%)
    • English (62.0%)
    • Science (41.0%)
  • Required Courses: Complete before applying
    • MAT 143 - Statistics (or higher): Complete with a C+ or higher (<10years)
    • ENG 101 - College Writing I: Complete with a C+ or higher OR Placement into ENG 101 (course completion still required for graduation)
    • 4-Credit human biological Lab Science: Complete with a C+ or higher (<10 years)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant Program Details
  • Prepare to sit for the National Physical Therapy Exam (NPTE) in your respective state of practice.

APPLY ONLINE

Downloadable PDF Application

What is required to enroll in the Radiologic Technologist program?

  • Deadline: May 15th | Start: Sep.
  • Must take 15 credits at MWCC
  • ENG 101, MAT 126 or MAT 143, BIO 113 or 109 as a preq for BIO 203, PSY 105, SPC 113

QCC Admission Application

What is required to enroll in the Respiratory Care program?

  • Deadline: May 15th | Start: Sep.
  • Must take 15 credits at MWCC
  • ENG 101, BIO 113 or 109 as a pre-req for BIO 203, PSY 105, ENG 102

QCC Admission Application

How to Apply to a Selective Program

  1. Attend a mandatory Information Session
  2. Download the appropriate application below
  3. Request transcripts from all colleges other than MWCC
  4. Bring or mail your completed* packet to the Gardner Campus Office of Admissions by the application deadline

*Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Transcripts and other required documents should be attached to your application file. Deadlines and requirements are listed on the application. If something is in transit from a third party (like transcripts), please note this on your application.

We've updated our process and have integrated the re-admission application into the main applications for our selective programs. Please complete the application for the program you are re-entering and be sure to populate the re-admission page.

Re-Admission Deadlines:

First Semester Readmission - September 1(PN) / February 1(ADN) Deadlines:

  • NUR 102 Fundamentals of Nursing Care (PN first semester) - Sept 1 Deadline
  • NUR 111 Foundations of Nursing (ADN first semester) - Feb 1 Deadline

Spring Semester - October 1 Deadline:

  • NUR 113 Nursing Care of Children and Family AND/OR NUR 114 Nursing care of the Childbearing Family (second semester)
  • NUR 204 Trends in Nursing AND/OR NUR 222 Medical-Surgical Nursing Part II (fourth semester)

Fall Semester - February 1 Deadline:

  • NUR 106 Contemporary Nursing for the Practical Nurse (PN third semester)
  • NUR 113 Nursing Care of Children and Family AND/OR NUR 114 Nursing care of the Childbearing Family (third semester)

Summer Semester - April 1 Deadline:

  • NUR 104 Maternal Child Nursing (PN second semester)

How to Apply to a Selective Program

  1. Attend a mandatory Information Session
  2. Download the appropriate application below
  3. Request transcripts from all colleges other than MWCC
  4. Bring or mail your completed* packet to the Gardner Campus Office of Admissions by the application deadline

*Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Transcripts and other required documents should be attached to your application file. Deadlines and requirements are listed on the application. If something is in transit from a third party (like transcripts), please note this on your application.

What do I need to enroll in the Dental Hygiene Program?

  • Deadline: Feb. 1st | Start: Sep.
  • Info Session: mwcc.edu/info
  • Verification of completion of High School
  • Required Courses: Complete before applying
    • MAT 143 Complete with a C+ or higher (<10years) or placement
    • BIO 203 - Anatomy & Physiology I: Complete with a C+ or higher (<10 years)
    • BIO 204 - Anatomy & Physiology II: Complete with a C+ or higher (<10 years)
    • ENG 101 - College Writing I: Complete with a C+ or higher
  • Dental Hygiene Degree Program Details
  • Prepare to sit for the National Dental Hygiene Board Exam and the Commission on Dental Competency Assessments (CDCA) Clinical Exam.

Apply Online

Downloadable PDF Application 

How to Apply to a Selective Program

  1. Attend a mandatory Information Session
  2. Download the appropriate application below
  3. Request transcripts from all colleges other than MWCC
  4. Bring or mail your completed* packet to the Gardner Campus Office of Admissions by the application deadline

*Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Transcripts and other required documents should be attached to your application file. Deadlines and requirements are listed on the application. If something is in transit from a third party (like transcripts), please note this on your application.

What do I need to enroll in the Paramedic Technology Program?

  • Priority Deadline: Apr. 1st | Start: Sep.
  • Verification of completion of High School
  • EMT certification (current): Basic and/or Advanced
  • 75 documented patient contact (minimum) OR one-year experience as Basic or Advanced EMT
  • Required Courses: Complete before applying
    • ENG 098 – Fundamentals of Writing: (C+ or higher) or Placement into ENG101
    • MAT 092 - Foundations of Mathematics: (C+ or higher) or placement above MAT 092
    • BIO 152 – Essentials of A&P: (B- or higher)
  • Paramedic Technology Program Details
  • Prepare to sit for the Massachusetts psychomotor exam for paramedics and the written National Registry Exam for Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) as paramedics.
  • Paramedic Certificate 2023 Application

Apply Online

Downloadable PDF Application

68W Medic to Paramedic Program Requirements

  • High School Transcripts / GED
  • College Transcripts (if applicable)
  • DD-214 Papers
  • Apply using the above application.

How to Apply to a Selective Program

  1. Attend a mandatory Information Session
  2. Download the appropriate application below
  3. Request transcripts from all colleges other than MWCC
  4. Bring or mail your completed* packet to the Gardner Campus Office of Admissions by the application deadline

*Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Transcripts and other required documents should be attached to your application file. Deadlines and requirements are listed on the application. If something is in transit from a third party (like transcripts), please note this on your application.

  • Deadline:  March 1st | Start: Sep.
  • Info Session: mwcc.edu/info
  • Verification of completion of High School
  • Required Courses: Complete before applying
    • College Level English equal to or greater than ENG 098: Complete with a C+ or higher
    • College Level Math equal to or greater than MAT 126: Complete with a C+ or higher (<10 year)
    • BIO 109 Biology 1: Complete with a C+ or higher (<10 years)
  • Veterinary Technology Program Details
  • Prepare to sit for the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE)

Apply Online

Downloadable PDF Application

Special Opportunities

If you are interested in one of our special programs, please complete the general application as well as the application below.

MWCC's Pre-Healthcare Academy provides 2021 and 2022 high school graduates an opportunity to gain access into MWCC's competitive health programs. High school graduates in this program who maintain a 3.0 GPA may enter the Dental Hygiene Degree, Physical Therapist Assistant Degree or Nursing Degree programs during the fall semester of their second year.

*If interested schedule appointment w/ Admissions Counselor

  • Deadline: Mar. 15th | Start: Sep.
  • Open to current graduating class and year prior (HS diploma or HiSET/GED)
  • High School GPA – 3.0 or higher
  • Personal Essay
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Pre-Healthcare Academy 2023 Application

HCOP Catalyst College is for current MWCC students enrolled in an allied health major or a major that articulates to a bachelor's degree in an allied health field.

  • Year-long
  • Be one of 20 students who have an interest in healthcare professions or are enrolled at MWCC in allied health programs or transfer programs that lead to a bachelor’s degree in our year-long program.
  • Get a free 4-credit course: HEA 106: Exploring Health Careers: Charting a Plan for Success (HCOP section)
  • Earn up to a $1,500 scholarship to cover tuition, fees, books and other educational expenses at MWCC
  • Download and complete the HCOP Catalyst College Immersion 2022 Application

 

HCOP Catalyst High School a year-long program for rising high school seniors at Athol, Fitchburg or Gardner High Schools.HCOP High School

  • Students from Athol, Fitchburg or Gardner High School who have an interest in healthcare will be introduced to allied/behavioral health career fields through high school coursework, ultimately preparing them for a healthcare career major at MWCC.
  • This program gives students the opportunity to take free dual enrollment courses for college credit.
  • Earn up to a $1,500 scholarship to cover tuition, fees, books and other educational expenses at MWCC.
  • Download and complete the HCOP Catalyst High School Dual Enrollment Application

hcop catalyst immersion

HCOP Catalyst Immersion is a condensed summer program, for incoming students enrolled at MWCC
  • Be one of 20 students who enroll in our condensed college summer program at MWCC that prepares students for a career in a healthcare field.
  • This summer program requires participation in our free, 4-credit hour MWCC HEA 106: Exploring Health Careers: Charting a Plan for Success course and our free, health research training course.  Additionally, students are provided the opportunity to participate in educational field trips and exposure to primary health care sites.
  • Participants can continue to be served with HCOP support during the entire academic year.
  • Click here to download and fill out the HCOP Catalyst Immersion Application

Students entering certain STEM majors at MWCC in the fall are eligible to apply for this program. Accepted students will receive a stipend of up to $1,000 and will be enrolled in up to two free college courses (book use included). Students will receive daily academic support, including tutoring and mandated study hours.

STEM Starter Academy 2023