High School Students

High School Students

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There are many things you can do as a high school student to enhance your success in college and beyond. Let's get started.

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Reasons Businesses Should Hire an MSTC Graduate

Employer-based program advisory committees
88% of us work in-state following graduation
We are tech savvy
We have the soft skills you desire
We receive skills/insight from industry leaders
You get a high-quality and job-ready employee

Frequently Asked Admissions Questions


Is there an Application for Admission deadline?

MSTC continuously accepts applications for admission.

Do college graduates still need to provide high school transcripts?

Yes, but only if your program requires transcripts.

When can I take the Accuplacer?

The Accuplacer is offered on a daily basis

Do I need to be admitted to a program to take classes at MSTC?

No. Anyone can register for most General Studies classes.

If I’ve taken the Accuplacer or ACT in the past, can MSTC use those scores?

Yes. The scores can be used if the test has been taken within the past five years.

I applied to MSTC in the past. Do I need to repay my application fee?

The $30 application fee is a one-time fee.

How does MSTC tuition compare to tuition for a four-year public university?

On average, an MSTC education costs 45% less than two years at a public university.

Do I need to take an entrance assessment to be admitted to MSTC & my program?

MSTC requires most new students to complete the Accuplacer prior to acceptance into a program.

What are official transcripts?

Official transcripts are transcripts with the school's seal sent directly from the school you attended previously.

Will a GED or HSED be accepted in lieu of a high school diploma?

Yes. Contact the institution that awarded your GED/HSED and have them send your test scores directly to MSTC.

How do I apply to a program?

Click on How to Apply above to get started!

How do I know if I’ve been admitted to a program?

Once you have completed all admissions requirements, you will receive a letter indicating you have been accepted.

Is there a fee to take the Accuplacer?

Yes. There is a $20 fee to take the Accuplacer.

MSTC needs a copy of my transcripts. Can I send a copy of the one I have?

No. MSTC requires all transcripts to be official.