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Frequently Asked Admissions Questions
How does Mid-State tuition compare to tuition for a four-year public university?
On average, an Mid-State education costs 45% less than two years at a public university.
Do I need to be admitted to a program to take classes at Mid-State?
No, but you must complete an Application.
Is there an Application for Admission deadline?
Mid-State continuously accepts applications for admission.
I applied to Mid-State in the past. Do I need to repay my application fee?
The $30 application fee is a one-time fee, unless you have been away for 3 consecutive semesters.
What are official transcripts?
Official transcripts are transcripts with the school's seal sent directly from the school you attended previously.
When can I take the Accuplacer?
The Accuplacer is offered on a daily basis
Do I need to take an entrance assessment to be admitted to Mid-State & my program?
Mid-State requires most new students to complete the Accuplacer prior to acceptance into a program.
Do I need to provide high school or college transcripts?
Yes, but only if your program requires transcripts.
Mid-State needs a copy of my transcripts. Can I send a copy of the one I have?
No. Mid-State requires all transcripts to be official.
Will a GED® Test or HSED be accepted in lieu of a high school diploma?
Yes. Contact the institution that awarded your GED® Test/HSED and have them send your test scores directly to Mid-State.
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?
No. There is no fee to take the Accuplacer.