Complete your application 8+ weeks before the semester starts.

The application itself is quick and easy. It takes most people about 15 minutes. (It helps if you have your Social Security number handy.)

The application is one part of the process. Complete the additional steps too. Follow our checklist below.

Application Checklist

The application itself is quick and easy. It takes most people about 15 minutes. (It helps if you have your Social Security number handy.)

The application is one part of the process. Complete the additional steps too. Follow our checklist below.

1. Find your desired program

Review your program’s requirements. Some involve an extra step or two.

2. Choose your start date

Decide when you want to start classes. Fall semester? Spring semester? Summer session?

3. Complete the application

Follow the apply links. You’ll be prompted to start a Madison College account and will be guided through the application.

4. Meet admissions requirements

  • Graduate high school or complete your GED/HSED
  • Submit official high school or college transcripts
  • Meet residency requirements

Fall semester deadline: Sept. 7

5. Satisfy program-specific requirements

Some programs require specific testing, pre-requisite courses or background checks. Review your program for details.

6. Keep checking your Madison College account

This is where you’ll receive updates and reminders you won’t want to miss.

Questions?

We’ve got you covered. You want to make sure your boxes are checked and your i’s are dotted. Or maybe you have an unusual circumstance.

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Once you’ve checked all the boxes …

Celebrate! You’ve applied to Madison College!

This is huge! Congratulations on making a bold move toward a successful future. Completing those steps is proof you have the drive and the smarts to reach your dreams.

Next step: Become a student

Upon acceptance (about 4 to 6 weeks), you’ll go from “applicant” to “student.” (Exciting!) Watch your Madison College account—you’ll hear that a lot, so keep checking it—for updates and invitations to critical events you’ll want to attend.

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Frequently Asked Questions

I’m undecided on a program, but I still want to apply. What should I do?

No worries! Many students begin in the same boat. Apply as a liberal arts transfer student or simply enroll in classes. (Note: You must be enrolled in a program to be eligible for financial aid.)

Can non-residents attend Madison College?

Non-residents are welcome to attend Madison College, but need to know their residency status can affect them in two ways: tuition and admission to high-demand programs.

How do I transfer college credits to Madison College?

Upon acceptance, meet with an advisor to see how many of your prior credits transfer in.

Register for Classes

Watch your email for an invitation to an Advising and Registration session. This is where you’ll meet with an advisor and choose your classes. (Yay!) Your advisor will help you understand the process so you get the classes you need.

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