We are an “open door” institution! Want more details? Visit us online @ www.mpcc.edu.
For more information on how to apply, visit our site: http://www.mpcc.edu/become-a-student/admissions
Our 1-Step Admissions Process
- Apply online free of charge at http://www.mpcc.edu
Once your application is submitted you can begin moving through the next steps of the process designed to better prepare you for your college experience. The following items can be completed any time prior to signing up for your classes:
New Student Checklist
Schedule a Campus Visit
Let us show you around! Meet students, faculty, and the Student Services Team here to serve you! Also check in with Financial Aid and explore the residence halls!
To schedule your visit call: (308) 535-3786 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Apply for Scholarships
We begin awarding scholarships in the fall, so take time to fill out the MPCC Scholarship Application online at www.mpcc.edu
Priority Deadline is March 1st Contact our Financial Aid Specialists if you have any questions: email@example.com.
Meet with an Advisor
We want to assist you in selecting the program and coursework that is the best fit for your career or transfer goals. When planning your schedule our Advisors will help you pick the right classes. You can meet with an advisor during a campus visit, or set up a time to meet with them individually. Please call the campus you are most interested in attending:
North Platte Advising: (308) 535-3701
McCook Advising: (308) 345-8101
Take a College Placement Exam
These scores give advisors the opportunity to place you in the appropriate classes that fit your needs. We accept COMPASS, ASSET, ACT, SAT, Accuplacer, etc.
You can complete this during your campus visit, or schedule an appointment:
North Platte Testing Center: (308) 535-3618
McCook Testing Center: (308) 345-8105
Scores are valid for three years from date of testing.
We want to see all that you have accomplished! Please send final high school transcripts to:
MPCC Area Admissions Office
1101 Halligan Dr
North Platte NE 69101
Please send final transcripts for any college credit you have earned to:
MPCC Transcript Evaluation
1205 E 3rd St
McCook NE 69001
Planning to Live on Campus?
If you plan to live on campus, please see the “Housing and Student Life” portion of the catalog or go to www.mpcc.edu and click “BECOME A STUDENT” and follow the “HOUSING” hyperlink.
Contact the Admissions Office for special admission requirements for these MPCC programs:
- Associate Degree Nursing program
- Dental Assisting program
- Licensed Practical Nursing program
- Medical Laboratory Technician program
- Paramedic Program
- Automotive, Diesel, Auto Body, Electrical, Electro-Mechanical, HVAC, Building Construction and Machine Shop/Welding
- High School Juniors or Seniors enrolled in early entry classes
NOTE: Application, official high school/college transcript, and placement exam must be received prior to registration for a second term or registration for future semesters will be blocked. Before completing an application, prospective students should determine which category applies to them.
How To Register for Classes
After you have been successfully admitted, it’s time to register for classes!
Call 800-658-4348, Ext. 3774 to make an appointment with an advisor.
Non-Credit Class Students
Call 800-658-4348, Ext. 3614 to speak with an advisor.
Admissions & Registration
We host Spring and Summer Registration Days to help provide you with an opportunity to take care of your entire Enrollment Checklist in one stop! Check out our website for upcoming dates.
Our entire students services team is involved to help you:
- Student Life
- Career Services
- Student Accounts
- Learning Resources
- Financial Aid
- Disability Services
- Student Success
The ACT and/or Accuplacer placement tests meet a requirement of the admissions process and are an important part of the student’s educational planning. The test scores are used to help place students in the appropriate math, English, and/or reading class(es). The Accuplacer test is offered by appointment at all MPCC campuses and community campus sites. It is offered free the first time with a $5.00 per section fee for any retake testing. A student must wait at least one day before retesting!
Make a testing appointment by contacting the following departments:
McCook Student Success Center
(800) 658-4348, Ext. 8105
North Platte Career Services Center
(800) 658-4308, Ext. 3618
North Platte Student Success Center
(800) 658-4308, Ext. 3702
Broken Bow – (308) 872-5259
Imperial – (308) 882-5972
Ogallala – (308) 284-9830
Valentine – (402) 376-8033
Potential students of Mid-Plains Community College (MPCC) who live outside of the college service area may be able to locate a local college testing center to complete the Accuplacer Placement test. You may inquire by calling the Career Services Center in North Platte at (308)535-3618.
New Student Orientation
Mid-Plains Community College New Student Orientation Day provides the essential foundation needed to be successful in college. It is an opportunity to meet classmates and faculty and become more familiar with college services, resources and activities. Orientation is held before the opening of the fall semester. Call the Admissions Office for details.
Tuition & Fees
The tuition, fees and charges are set by the MPCC Board of Governors. The MPCC Board of Governors reserves the right to change tuition, fees and refunds.
Check Online for Tuition, Fees, & Other Associated Costs
For more information on how much it will cost to attend Mid-Plains Community College, visit our site: www.mpcc.edu/financial-services/tuition-cost
- Tuition and fees are expected to be paid prior to the beginning of class.
- MPCC accepts most major credit cards.
- No person may enroll in classes; withdraw or add classes; attend classes; take examinations; request transcripts; or enroll for the succeeding semester until all tuition, fees or other financial obligations to the college have been paid.
- Contact the Business Office for further details at (308) 535-3777.
We have Tuition Payment Options!
For more information on how to apply to Mid-Plains Community College online, visit our site: www.mpcc.edu/financial-services/tuition-payment-options
To be admitted to Mid-Plains Community College, international students must complete all general admission and special admission requirements. In order to ensure sufficient time to process application materials, all requested international admissions materials should be sent six months prior to anticipated enrollment to Mid-Plains Community College listed at the address below:
Mid-Plains Community College
1101 Halligan Drive
North Platte, NE 69101
Below is a helpful to-do list of things to complete to make your transition to Mid-Plains Community College as easy as possible.
To Do List
- Complete an admission application online at www.mpcc.edu
- Submit official high school transcript (and English translation)
- Submit TOEFL scores (or letter from high school stating English is your native language)
- Written notification from a bank as evidence of your ability to maintain yourself financially while attending MPCC
- Acquire written verification from an American or International Insurance company that the applicant is covered for physician’s care, hospitalization, and major medical costs while in the U.S.
- Acquire visa
- Arrange for transportation to Nebraska
Upon Arrival on Campus
- Meet with international advisor on arrival
- Take Accuplacer
- Register for classes!
For additional information about applying as an international student, visit our site: www.mpcc.edu/international-students