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Special Admission Programs

You are welcome at Mt. Hood Community College regardless of your previous education. We do not require a high school diploma or GED® certificate to enroll at MHCC. However, some programs do have special admission requirements and processes. Admission to MHCC does not guarantee entrance into special admission programs.

Limited-Entry Programs

Limited-entry (LR) programs focus on career development so you can enter the workforce immediately after graduation. Admission to the college does not guarantee admission to a limited-entry program. You must apply and indicate your intention to enroll in an LR program within the established deadlines. These programs may also have prerequisites for admission. To learn more and apply, speak with an advisor.

LR programs include:

Underage Enrollment in Credit Classes

Learn how to take courses at Mt. Hood Community College if you are a student under the age of 18. Whether you are a participant in an early college program or seeking personal growth, see the steps required to enroll in classes today.

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International Students

Studying at MHCC offers unique advantages for International Students. As an International Student, you will receive a high-quality education while saving money on tuition and learning in smaller class sizes for your first two years of college.

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University and Degree Partnerships

Reach your educational goals through the Degree Partnership Program. Mt. Hood Community College and its university partners ensure that every credit counts toward your associate and bachelor's degrees. Enjoy the unique benefits that each school has to offer while saving money on tuition.

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