Future Students

Why MCC?

You have lots of options in deciding where to go to school. Whether looking for a degree, professional certification, or to advance your lifelong learning, you can be assured that MCC has the depth and breadth of offerings you want, while providing the services and personalized attention you need to succeed.

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Manchester Community College is becoming CT State Manchester on July 1, 2023. The CT State admissions application is now open for Fall 2023 enrollment.

Select an application below based on when you’d like to enroll.

All continuing, degree-seeking students will become CT State students as of July 1, 2023.

Welcome to Manchester Community College

Whether your goal is to obtain a degree, transfer to a four-year college or university, learn new skills for job advancement or simply take a course for your own personal enrichment, you can make it happen at MCC.

To get started, select the student category that best describes the type of student you are and follow the step-by-step instructions to enroll.

I am a:

New Student

A student who has never attended another college or university and is attending Manchester Community College for the first time.

Health Career Student

A student who is applying to one of MCC’s Health Career programs:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Radiography
  • Respiratory Care
  • Surgical Technology

Admission to these programs is a selective process and interested students are required to complete a separate Health Career Program Application in addition to the MCC Admissions Application.

Incoming Transfer Student

A student who wishes to transfer credit from another institution of higher learning to  MCC in order to complete the requirements for a degree or certificate.  Transfer students are encouraged to submit official college transcripts along and a completed Transfer Credit Evaluation form.

Visiting or Non-degree Student

A student who wishes to enroll in individual credit courses but is not interested in pursuing a degree or certificate program.  Students will typically select these courses for personal enrichment, to learn new skills for job advancement or because they need the course to transfer to a four-year college or university. Non-degree students are not eligible to receive financial aid or veterans benefits and are limited to taking under 12 credits per semester.  Non-Degree students must provide an college transcript if seeking to take a course that requires pre-requisites.


A student who is serving or has served in the armed services. Educational benefits are available to veterans, service members and their families.

Readmit Student

A student who last attended MCC more than two years ago and has never attended another college or university.

High School Student

A high school student who wishes to earn college credit at MCC while still attending high school.

Senior Citizen

A student, age 62 or older, who wishes to register for credit courses and receive waivers for in-state tuition, the college service fee and the student activity fee. Registration for courses is on a space-available basis the day before the start of a semester. Waivers do not apply to mandatory usage fees, credit extension courses (summer and winter sessions) or non-credit courses taught through the Continuing Education Division.