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Apply for Admission to Montgomery College




Montgomery College Welcomes You!

Your Montgomery College education begins with the admissions process—and we’re here to help you along the way.

We strive to make it as easy as possible for you to apply. You can either apply online or download the paper application to complete and return to us. Below these two buttons are more guidelines and instructions for applying.

  1. By clicking "Apply online" above and completing the online application, you agree to the following statement: "I certify that the information on this application is correct and complete. (I understand that falsification may result in dismissal and/or retroactive adjustment of tuition and fees.) I also certify that I am aware of the college's policy on drug and alcohol abuse prevention and understand that it is available upon request. If admitted I agree to abide by the policies and procedures of Montgomery College. Additionally I understand that I am responsible for all costs including necessary collection costs to satisfy my debts to the college. Upon request by a designated college official, I agree to provide evidence of the information on this application for verification by the college."  
  2. Before you submit the application for processing, you will be directed to pay a $25 nonrefundable admission application fee.
  3. Qualified applicants will be admitted for the next available term and will remain admitted to Montgomery College for all future terms and at all campuses.
  4. Some services (e.g. placement testing) and classes may not be available for students who submit applications two weeks or less prior to the beginning of the term.
  5. If any of the following conditions apply to you, you should NOT apply online, but instead download the paper application:
    • If you previously applied or took credit classes at Montgomery College; you should update your information.
    • If you want to take non-credit classes with Workforce Development and Continuing Education, go here.
    • If you are an international student, and/or not a U.S. Citizen,and one or more of these apply to you:
      1. You do not have a permanent address in the U.S.
      2. You are interested in obtaining an I-20  
      3. You are an F-1 or M-1 student or have an F-2 or M-2. 

General Admissions Guidelines



  • For personal assistance, please contact the Response Center at response@montgomerycollege or 240-567-5000.
  • If you require an alternative format of the admissions application due to a disability, please contact Disability Support Services.
  •  Several programs, including honors and health sciences programs, have strict application deadlines and stringent admission requirements.
  • Not sure where to begin your enrollment process at Montgomery College? Visit Start Smart Steps for assistance on your next steps.
  • Recent high school graduates and students who are new to college must submit a copy of their official high school transcript or GED certificate. The deadline to submit this document to the Office of Admissions and Records is by the third week of your first semester at Montgomery College.  Applicants who are unable to produce this document are required to notify a campus registrar in writing. Montgomery College is an open enrollment institution and failure to produce this document will not prevent students from being admitted to the college. But if you cannot provide a transcript, some programs at the College such as financial aid, scholarships, intercollegiate athletic participation, and Maryland Dream Act consideration may not be available to you.
  • If you graduated from a high school outside of the United States, your high school transcript must be evaluated by a credential evaluation service. If you are not able to obtain your foreign high school transcript, please petition your campus registrar for a possible waiver.


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