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Steps to enter degree program

1. Submit an online admissions application.

2. Submit official transcripts.

Have an official high school or GED testing center transcript sent directly to the College.

Students who have attended another college or university will need to have an official transcript from each institution sent directly to the College.

Transcript Request form

2. Complete the Success/Assessment Placement Test.

Contact the Mesalands Community College Educational Services Center at (575) 461-4413 to arrange to take the Success/Assessment Placement Test. Students may also take the ACT COMPASS Test at another test center.

Have your test scores evaluated for admission to the Wind Energy Technology Program in the student services department.  The math score must establish eligibility to enroll in MATH 107, or in the freshman year the student must take and pass MATH 101.  The English score must establish eligibility to enroll in ENG 102, or in the freshman year the student must take and pass ENG-100.  If your test scores meet admission requirements proceed to enroll in courses.

3. Complete all required pre-collegiate courses as prescribed by the COMPASS exam with a grade of C or higher.

4. Complete required physical exam. 

5. Register for classes online.

6. Apply for Financial Aid

Federal Financial Aid is available to students who meet the eligibility requirements.  A Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be completed at www.fafsa.ed.gov, and the federal school code for Mesalands Community College is 032063.

Students are also encouraged to complete an application for the Mesalands Community College’s Foundation, Inc. scholarships.

Financial Aid

Required General Education Courses

ACS 100 Student College Success (3 credits)
CIS 101 Introduction to Computers (4 credits)
COM 102 Public Speaking (3 credits)
ENG 102 English Composition (3 credits)
GEOL 141 Introduction to Environmental Science (4 credits)
MATH 107 Intermediate Algebra (3 credits)
Social Science/Humanities Requirements (2 classes – 6 credits total)

Program Enhancement Courses

WET 100  Introduction to Renewable Energy
WET 102  Fundamentals of Wind Energy