Students who plan to apply for financial aid or pursue a degree or certificate at MECC requiring math or English courses must take placement tests. These tests are administered in the Testing Center at MECC located in Holton Hall.  There is no fee to take the placement tests. You can prepare for these tests by reviewing placement test information.

Possible exemptions from taking some or all of the placement tests include:

  • SAT scores (within two years) of at least 520 in math and/or 500 in BOTH Critical Reading and Writing
  • Certain ACT scores
  • Successful completion of certain college-level math and/or English courses
  • AP test scores of 3 or higher in English and/or math

Meet with an advisor

After taking your placement tests,make an appointment with an advisor. After meeting with your advisor, continue with STEP 4 in the enrollment process.

When to send high school or college transcripts to MECC

Students applying for admission should submit their high school or college transcript information to MECC’s Enrollment Services Office, located in Godwin Hall, prior to registering for courses.

Once you have met with an advisor and determined your class schedule, you should continue to Step 4