We hope you choose to explore everything Mountwest has to offer. Whether you choose to attend full-time or part-time, days or evenings, on campus or online, Mountwest is here to help you make the most of your college experience. For questions about the admissions process, contact our Office of Student Services at 304-710-3060, toll free at 866-676-5533 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mountwest Community & Technical College adheres to an open admissions policy as outlined in Title 135 Procedural Rule, West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education, Series 23, Standards and Procedures for Undergraduate Admissions at Community and Technical Colleges. It is the intent of this policy that everyone shall have access to higher educational opportunities commensurate with their interests and abilities.
Applicants should contact the Mountwest Community & Technical College Office of Admission for application information. Applicants may download or apply online at www.mctc.edu. Printed application should be mailed to:
Mountwest Community and Technical College
One Mountwest Way
Huntington, WV 25701
An individual may enroll as a non-degree-seeking student to take courses for personal or professional enrichment.
Being admitted to Mountwest does not guarantee that applicants will be accepted into all associate or certificate programs. Some programs have additional admissions requirements.
To receive financial aid, an individual must be admitted as a degree-seeking student and have official high school transcripts or GED/TASC scores on file with the Office of Admissions.
Regular admission to Mountwest Community and Technical College is open to any person who has a high school diploma or meets General Educational Development (GED)/TASC requirements.
Students who have not attended Mountwest Community & Technical College during the past 12 months are required to apply for readmission. The application for admissions can be completed for readmissions at www.mctc.edu.
There is no fee for applying for readmisson and the application is normally processed within 3 business days. However, if a student has attended another college since last attending Mountwest Community & Technical College, the student must reapply as a transfer student as outlined in the Transfer Policy below.
College level course credits earned at regionally accredited post-secondary institutions can be transferred to Mountwest Community and Technical College. Transfer credit is subject to the approval of the Division Dean in which the student matriculates, and with the following provisions:
Students who transfer to Mountwest Community & Technical College must complete at least their most recent 15 credit hours at Mountwest Community & Technical College to obtain an associate degree, or their most recent 6 credit hours at Mountwest Community and Technical College to obtain a certificate degree.
Mountwest Community & Technical College reserves the right to suspend or expel any student who misrepresents the truth on any admissions document.
High school students may enroll in courses at Mountwest Community & Technical College provided they meet course prerequisites and the following requirements:
The following degree programs have either limited admissions or selective admission requirements. For more information about admission requirements contact the Dean of the program.
Students seeking admission into the Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Mountwest Community and Technical College may arrange an appointment with the program faculty prior to submitting the application packet. This is to ensure that students receive current information regarding the program admission requirements and the criteria for selection.
Each year there are 10 to 15 applicants accepted into each program. Minimum requirements for consideration are:
The Respiratory Therapy Program has selective admissions each year. A pre-entrance (WorkKeys) Exam or ACT score of 21 or higher is required for acceptance into the program. Contact Collins Career Center at (704) 867-6641 to schedule the test.
NOTE: Applicants may be required to complete a criminal background check following program admission. As some clinical sites require this information prior to placement, failure to do so will limit the applicant’s opportunities for clinical education and the type of learning experiences available.
Students must apply for admission to the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing and pass a mathematics test for machinist with a score of 70% or above. Successful candidates will be invited for a personal interview.
Students must apply for admissions to the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing and successful candidates will be invited for a personal interview.
Associate in Applied Science in Occupational Development:
All options are available only to students who have completed the Department of Labor Apprenticeship program.
At Mountwest, our peer coaches act as a liaison between new students and the institution. They are the friendly faces that help guide new students through the enrollment process from initial point of inquiry until registration.
Student Success Peer Coaches provide support for students, faculty and staff. They are a vital part of Mountwest’s three-tier model for student success—assisting faculty and counselors in COL 101 classes. Peer coaches also serve as recruitment representatives, or ambassadors, for the entire college, promoting our more than 50 programs and various support services.
Peer coaches assist with recruitment, high school visits, campus tours, commencement activities, special events, community service, speaking engagements and serve as role models and mentors to all students.