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.
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.
Test scores will be evaluated by an academic advisor and appropriate pre-collegiate courses will be added to the student’s course of study if required. If no pre-collegiate courses are required, proceed to step 5.
3. Complete all required pre-collegiate courses as prescribed by the COMPASS exam with a grade of C or higher.
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.
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|