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Admissions Rep for Highlands College Students
Brian Williams, Admissions Representative
Brian Williams

Admission Procedures

Highlands College

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  1. Submit your completed Application for Admission.
  2. Request to have your official ACT or SAT scores sent to Montana Tech or complete the Accuplacer.
    • Test scores are not required for an admission decision. However they may be used for course placement and to determine scholarship eligibility. 
    • Scores must be sent directly from the testing company using Montana Tech’s school code; ACT – 2418 and SAT – 4487.
    • The Accuplacer is available at many universities throughout the United States. Scores can be sent to Enrollment Services for review, or you may schedule to take the Accuplacer at Montana Tech.
  3. Request to have your final high school transcript sent to Montana Tech upon graduation.
    • Transcripts should come directly from your high school and must include your graduation date, final GPA, and an official signature.
    • If you completed a high school equivalency exam, official scores must be sent to Enrollment Services with your application.

Highlands College Admission Requirements

  • Proof of High School Graduation or High School Equivalency Exam

Highlands College Admission Checklist

❏ Apply for Admission

Deadline: August 10th

❏ Apply for Federal Financial Aid

Priority Deadline: December 1st

FAFSA Code: 002531
To apply for financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at The FAFSA application opens in October and award notifications will be sent in February to the email address you provided on the FAFSA application.

❏ Apply for Scholarships

Priority Deadline: December 15th

Scholarships are available to students who demonstrate high academic achievement and active involvement in their community and school. Students must apply for admission to Montana Tech to receive access to the online scholarship application. Instructions on how to access the application will be sent to the email address provided on your application for admission.

❏ Reserve Housing

Assigned First Come, First Served: Apply Early!

Students pursuing an associate's degree or certificate through Highlands College are not required to live on campus but have the option to live in the Montana Tech residence halls. To reserve your campus housing, complete the online application and submit a $100 deposit.

❏ Submit Immunizations

Priority Deadline: July 1st

The Montana University System requires all students to submit proof of two (2) separate doses of the Measles, Mumps, and Rubella immunization (MMR). Immunization records must be submitted to Enrollment Services prior to registering for classes.

❏ Register for Classes

Priority Deadline: July 1st

Registration for new students opens in May and continues throughout the summer. Instructions on how to register for classes will be sent to the email address provided on your application for admission.

❏ Finalize Enrollment

Deadline: 1st day of class

To finalize your enrollment, log in to OrediggerWeb and pay/finalize your tuition and fees. Notification will be sent to the email address you provided on your application for admission. This step must be completed to have scholarships and financial aid credit to your account.

❏ Attend Orientation

Spring Orientation: January 5th, 2018

Fall Orientation: August 22-26, 2018

All new students are required to attend Orientation. During this time you will meet new friends and classmates, learn about the social and academic transition to attending college at Montana Tech, and explore all the services available to you on campus. Orientation information will be sent to the email address provided on your application for admission.

*Items submitted after their priority deadline will be accepted and reviewed based on availability.