Work Experience Credit
Mid-State will review recent and relevant occupational experiences, specialized training, and occupation-related licensure for possible credit toward the completion of an Associate Degree or a Technical Diploma.
The appropriate academic Division Dean is responsible for the final decision on the recognition of credit for occupational experience.
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Frequently Asked Admissions Questions
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.
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 be admitted to a program to take classes at Mid-State?
No. Anyone can register for most General Studies classes.
How do I apply to a program?
Click on How to Apply above to get started!
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
Is there an Application for Admission deadline?
Mid-State continuously accepts applications for admission.
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.
If I’ve taken the Accuplacer or ACT in the past, can Mid-State use those scores?
Yes. The scores can be used if the test has been taken within the past five years.
Is there a fee to take the Accuplacer?
Yes. There is a $20 fee to take the Accuplacer.
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.
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.
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 college graduates still need to provide high school transcripts?
Yes, but only if your program requires transcripts.