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MCC Admissions NEWSLETTER

Spring is a time for new beginnings and there are many new things happening here at MCC! We wanted to provide you some important updates from Middlesex Community College, so that you can best help your students spring forward in the application and admission decision making process.

(bullet 1) This past Fall we opened our brand new Academic Arts Center, along with new specialized certificate programs including the Arts Administration Certificate and Technical Theatre Certificate. For more information about the Academic Arts Center and programming offered there, click here.

(bullet 2) Starting this Summer 2019, new students will be able to register for our IDS 101 First Year Experience class during our NEW Smart Start session, which will be offered from August 12th to August 27th. Students will be able to complete the full FYE class over two days. The First Year Experience enables students to learn essential success skills, strategies and behaviors that are necessary for the successful completion of their college classes, as well as meet with their new classmates and explore the college campus.

(bullet 3) For new students beginning in the Fall, we will be offering online orientation. This interactive orientation experience will allow students to get all the need-to-know information before starting classes with us and enable students to create a personalized online-based resource.

MCC offers high school students many advantages such as affordable tuition, open admission to most programs, flexible course offerings, two unique campuses and much more. Both campuses offer academic support to all students including free one-on-one tutoring, coaching, advising, and supplemental instruction. MCC also provides a great opportunity for a high school student to get a head start on college-level courses through our Dual Enrollment program.

Our Admissions staff is ready and willing to assist you with questions or to set up informational meetings with your students. Please contact the Admissions office directly to learn more.

We thank you for your continued support of your students and of Middlesex Community College.

Sincerely,

Middlesex Community College, Admissions - 978-656-3207 - admissions@middlesex.mass.edu

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COURSE PLACEMENT POLICY:

Students who have graduated from high school within the last three years are eligible for exemption from Accuplacer placement testing for BOTH Math and English if they have an overall high school GPA of 2.7 or higher. These students are eligible to go directly into ENG 101 and college level Math.

Additionally, any student who has an SAT score of 500 or higher on the Evidence Based Reading and Writing Test in the last three years is exempt from taking the English Accuplacer test and is eligible for ENG 101.

We kindly ask that you provide us with your students' transcripts so that we can evaluate them for placement.

 

SPRING ADMISSIONS OPEN HOUSES

We will be holding an Open House on both our Lowell and Bedford campuses respectively this spring. Please note that both Open House events will be held in the evening this year with each starting at 4:30pm. Students and their families will have an opportunity to:

  • Learn about the Admission Process
  • Speak with Financial Aid Counselors
  • Meet MCC faculty members
  • Learn about MCC's many support services
  • Take a campus tour
  • Learn about transfer assistance
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MCC Offers

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The Honors Experience

Do you like a challenge?

MCC’s Commonwealth Honors Program offers unique learning opportunities for students who elect to study at a more advanced level.

  • Enroll in a variety of honors course options
  • Enjoy unique extra- and co-curricular activities
  • Master research & presentation techniques
  • Enhance your application to bachelor’s degree programs

To learn more, visit www.middlesex.mass.edu/honors or call 781-280-3553

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Let Middlesex Community College be your pathway to success!

Our new Academic Pathways Maps are designed for first-semester students who may still be exploring academic interests and career opportunities. MCC’s Pathway Maps can help you stay on track and complete core courses, while you’re choosing a major program of study. Undecided students can choose from the following areas of study:

  • Arts & Humanities
  • Business
  • Education
  • Health
  • Public Service
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)
  • Social Science.

Learn more about how Pathways lead to success.

Academic Pathways @ MCC

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MCC Bedford Campus

Bedford Campus
591 Springs Road
Bedford, MA 01730

MCC Lowell Campus

Lowell Campus
33 Kearney Square
Lowell, MA 01852

Last Modified: 9/18/19