Application Information

Select "Apply Online" to begin the application.

Students will receive via email their Student ID 'w' number within 2-3 business days (during business hours) of completing the application.  Students must complete the core services (orientation, assessment and educational planning) by the college established deadline in order to be eligible for priority registration.

Please note:  Students returning after an absence of one or more years must complete an Admissions Application for New Students to reactivate their status as a student.

Who is Eligible? 

Any person who meets at least one of the following requirements is eligible to attend Modesto Junior College:

  • Has graduated from an accredited high school; includes students who have received high school certificates of completion (or equivalent) but did not pass the California High School Exit Exams.
  • Has passed the CA High School Proficiency Exam or the GED test.
  • Is a non-high school graduate, 18 years of age or older, who is no longer attending high school and is able to benefit from instruction.
  • Is a 7th-12th grade student, who is at least 14 years old, who has met all established special conditions for admission as a special student pursuant to Sections 48800, 48800.5, 48801, 48802, 76000, 76001, and 76002 of the California Education Code as well as policies of Yosemite Community College District, has written permission from the high school principal (or junior high superintendent) and parent or legal guardian.
  • An international student who has completed the international student admission procedure.
Special Part-Time Students (High school or Junior high students over the age of 13)

Special Part-Time Students must complete an online application in addition to the Special Part-Time Petition for Advanced Admission forms. The Advanced Admission forms are available to print and must be submitted in-person to the Enrollment Services Office. Special Part-Time Students must meet all eligibility requirements as outlined on the Petition for Advanced Admission form. Eligible students are welcome to register for credit courses numbered 50-299; and up to 11 units without additional approval. To register for 11.5 or more units as a Special Full-Time student, students must have the written approval of their school district's Board of Trustees as well as the Modesto Junior College Dean of Enrollment Services.

International Students

International students must apply for admission through the MJC International Student Program located in the Student Center, East Campus.

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