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The application is the first step to becoming a part of the ambitious student body at Mountwest. You’re ready to make a change, and Mountwest is ready to welcome you home. Let us show you, that you can Go far. Close to home.

Mountwest offers more than 50 one-year certificate and associate degree programs. Find the right career path for you.

We recognize that everyone has a unique story, and individuals come from all walks of life. We all have one thing in common, our paths lead us here.

 

General Admissions Policy:

Mountwest Community & Technical College is an “open door” college, admitting students regardless of academic background. Admission to Mountwest does not guarantee admission to all programs. 

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. 

  • Admission to community and technical colleges is open to any person age eighteen or older and able to benefit from study at the community college level.
  • Those who possess a high school diploma or General Education Development (GED)/TASC equivalency.  This is a requirement if any applicant intends to apply for Federal Financial Aid.

General Admission Information

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. 

Deadlines & Checklists

Last Day to Submit Applications for Fall 2021: 08/9/2021 | After Submitting Your Application: Apply for financial aid (if applicable) 

A degree seeking student who has not previously attended any college after graduating high school or receiving a GED. 

Apply in easy steps: 

  1. Click here to be taken to the application portal. 
  2. Create an account *(Note this is not the application) 
  3. Once logged in to your new account, click “Create a New Application”, fill out the application, and submit. 

 

Wait for a call from one of our peer coaches for next steps! 

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Additional Application Requirements: 

High School Transcript or GED must be submitted 

A current high school student taking classes for college credit as Early Entry or Dual Credit. 

Apply in 3 easy steps: 

  1. Click here to be taken to the application portal. 
  2. Create an account *(Note this is not the application) 
  3. Once logged in to your new account, click “Create a New Application”, fill out the application, and submit. 

 

Wait for a call from one of our peer coaches for next steps! 

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Additional Application Requirements: 

Letter of recommendation and preliminary high school transcript must be submitted 

A student taking classes for credit, but not working towards a degree. 

Apply in 3 easy steps: 

  1. Click here to be taken to the application portal. 
  2. Create an account *(Note this is not the application) 
  3. Once logged in to your new account, click “Create a New Application”, fill out the application, and submit. 

 

Wait for a call from one of our peer coaches for next steps! 

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Additional Application Requirements: 

Official college transcript must be submitted (if applicable)

A student who has previously attended Mountwest and has not attended any other college since the last date of attendance. 

Apply in 3 easy steps: 

  1. Click here to be taken to the application portal. 
  2. Log in to your account 
  3. Once logged in to your account, click “Create a New Application”, fill out the application, and submit. 

 

Wait for a call from one of our peer coaches for next steps! 

A student who has attended another accredited college. 

Apply in 3 easy steps: 

  1. Click here to be taken to the application portal. 
  2. Create an account *(Note this is not the application) 
  3. Once logged in to your new account, click “Create a New Application”, fill out the application, and submit. 

 

Wait for a call from one of our peer coaches for next steps! 

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Additional Application Requirements: 

Official college transcript must be submitted 

A student taking classes at Mountwest as a visitor with the intent of transferring the classes back to their primary college.  

Apply in 3 easy steps: 

  1. Click here to be taken to the application portal. 
  2. Create an account *(Note this is not the application) 
  3. Once logged in to your new account, click “Create a New Application”, fill out the application, and submit. 

 

Wait for a call from one of our peer coaches for next steps! 

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Additional Application Requirements: 

Transient form must be submitted  

Jump Start.

Looking to earn some early college credit while you are in high school? Mountwest Community and Technical College in partnership with Wayne County and Cabell County Schools have created several pathways for high school students to begin the college experience while in high school. With reduced tuition costs and a tuition incentive program, students can attend college for a significant savings. The college schedule is built into the regular school day and transportation will be provided if needed.

Students must be a senior and have a minimum GPA of 2.0 or above to enroll.

Mountwest Peer Coaches

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.

To apply to become a peer coach, please visit our job postings page
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