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MCC FAQ Latino

Admissions Requirements

  • Is there a fee to complete the Marshalltown Community College (MCC) admissions application?
    • There is no fee for the admissions application.
  • How do I request my high school transcript or high school equivalency diploma (HSED)?
    • You can request your official transcript by contacting your high school. If you received your HSED in the State of Iowa, visit
  • How do I request official transcripts from other colleges I have attended?
    • If you have taken college credit elsewhere, call or visit the previous college’s Registrar’s office.
  • What is the ACCUPLACER assessment? Is there a fee and how can I schedule an appointment to take the assessment?
    • MCC uses ACCUPLACER to provide an assessment of your basic academic skills to help you and your advisor choose courses and plan your educational program. The assessment is free and it can be taken at MCC and most local high schools. To take the assessment at your high school, contact your guidance office. Students can prepare for the Accuplacer with official practice questions and a free study app at
    • For more information about ACT visit

Careers and Degree Programs

  • What types of classes and degrees does MCC offer?
    • MCC is a 2-year school that offers freshman/sophomore level coursework through a variety of degree programs. Visit “Careers & Degree Programs” for detailed information about MCC’s academic programs.
  • What are the benefits of the Admissions Partnership Program?
    • MCC has an Articulation Agreement with the three Regent Universities in the State of Iowa. The agreement states that students who complete the A.A degree, and then transfer to an Iowa Regent university, will have all credit accepted and enjoy added benefits while you are an MCC student! (See additional Transfer Resources)

English as a Second Language (ESL)

  • Does MCC offers ESL courses?
    • Yes, we offer beginner and advanced level ESL courses to help students improve reading, writing and speaking skills to prepare for college-level coursework.

Academic Support Services with Financial Incentives

  • Dual Credit, Concurrent Enrollment and Career Academies is a way to earn college credit while in high school, saving time and money!
  • CLEP Testing offers wide range of college exams, for which students can earn college credit. If you possess or have acquired a foreign language, you can earn up to 12 college credits!
  • TRIO Student Support Services is a federally funded program that offers MCC students’ academic support and scholarship opportunities.
  • Marshalltown Education Partnership (MEP) makes post-secondary education a possibility for all graduates of Marshalltown High school by providing the resources needed to graduate from high school and pursue a college degree. The MEP scholarship covers 50% tuition at MCC.
  • Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for two-year colleges. MCC students with a grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher and completion of 12 semester hours or more in a two-year program are invited to join. Some members are attracted to the prestige and the transfer scholarship opportunities.
  • MCC tutoring services are free to MCC students.
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