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Colleges / McHenry County College

McHenry County College

Crystal Lake, IL 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

MCC Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to MCC, the fee for the application is $15.

MCC Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of MCC's admissions stats.

MCC 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 2.2
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Waitlist No

McHenry County College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for McHenry County College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Considering Applying Early to MCC?

MCC does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on McHenry County College Admissions

Transferring to McHenry County College

It is not competitive to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to MCC

MCC has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does MCC Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine. Curious about the factors that are considered by MCC during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with MCC for more information on admission factors.

MCC Application Requirements

To apply to MCC, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with MCC's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into MCC?

Students admitted to MCC have an average unweighted GPA of 2.2.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

MCC does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

MCC is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to McHenry County College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to MCC. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in MCC during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

MCC Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to MCC?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to MCC.

Does MCC accept transfer credits?

✅ MCC accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. MCC accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Do I have to submit test scores to MCC?

✅ MCC is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at MCC?

❌ MCC does not offer early decision.

Want To Learn More About MCC?

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MCC Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission


How hard is it to get into MCC? MCC is a open admission institution. The MCC acceptance rate is 100%. This means that the institution accepts 100 out of every 100 applicants.


MCC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to MCC is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to MCC is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

MCC SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available


Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At MCC, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.25. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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