Steps to Apply

Below you will find generalized steps for applying at Manhattan Area Technical College. We encourage future students to click HERE for a detailed checklist for each specific program. As each program has specific entrance requirements.

Below you will find generalized steps to applying to programs at Manhattan Area Technical College. We encourage future students to click HERE for a detailed checklist for each specific program. As each program has specific entrance requirements.

​COMPLETE AND SUBMIT ALL ADMISSIONS FORMS AND DOCUMENTS

  • Online Undergraduate Application & non-refundable application fee of $40.00 (If undergraduate seeking)
  • Submit Tuberculosis (TB) Test if flagged during screening questionnaire on application

REQUEST OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT(S)

  • Request an official high school transcript from the last high school that you attended (for GED transcripts, visit Request a GED)

AND

  • ​Request an official transcript(s) from all colleges attended. If you are sending transcripts electronically using a service such as eScrip, Parchment, or Credential Solutions, please email them to registrar@manhattantech.edu. If you’re having your official transcripts sent via mail, please have them sent directly to:
    Manhattan Area Technical College
    ATTN: Registrar
    3136 Dickens Ave
    Manhattan, KS 66503

APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID

  • Don’t wait! The financial aid application process can take time and funds cannot be awarded until we have received all documentation.
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa (you will need tax-related income information such as the Form 1040 and W2s). Manhattan Tech’s school code is: 005500.
  • Submit all required documents. To find out which documents are required and which we have received, log in to the Online Financial Aid System. You can also contact the Financial Aid Office.

FIND YOUR STARTING POINT

  • Take the free ACCUPLACER college placement test (complete information, including testing schedules, study guides, and sample test questions, can be found at the Testing Center)

OR

  • Provide an official copy of ACCUPLACER or ACT scores (if taken within the past three years); this may exempt you from having to take the placement test.

WHAT’S NEXT?

You will receive an email to the personal address listed on your admissions application with login credentials for MATCOnline as well as your student email account. Make sure to check your email frequently for important information as that is the official means Manhattan Tech will be communicating with you. Additionally, reach out if you have any questions; we are here to help!

Complete Non-Degree Seeking Application

Submit the Non-Degree Seeking application. Please allow at least ten (10) business days for the processing of the application.

Account Set-Up

Once your application has been processed and you are a new student, you will receive an email to your provided personal email address. This will provide instructions on how to access your student portal and reset your temporary password. Your Manhattan Tech email will be used for all official communication.

Placement Assessment, if Applicable

Schedule an appointment for the Placement Assessment, if applicable. Manhattan Tech uses the Accuplacer Assessment for placement into math and English courses. Scheduling an assessment test can be completed on our website. If you have taken the ACT or college-level math/English classes, you may not need to take the Accuplacer.

Registration Agreement & PIU

The PIU and RA are required prior to enrollment each semester. After logging in to MATC Online, the RA and PIU can be found on the right side of the home page under Course Schedules.

Enrollment with an Academic Advisor

An Academic advisor will reach out to assist with enrolling along with verifying if any outstanding requirements need to be met to enroll in the specific course(s).

Textbooks

Visit the Manhattan Tech Virtual Bookstore to order your textbooks.

Payment & Attendance

Students must set up a payment option by the first day of class or have communicated with our Student Account Coordinator in regards to payment options. If you have questions about tuition, please contact us at 785-320-4512 or studentaccounts@manhattantech.edu. Manhattan Tech requires regular and punctual attendance in all classes. Non-Degree seeking students should consult with FA to determine if
they are eligible for financial aid.

Below you will find steps to applying for allied health courses at Manhattan Area Technical College. You can also View the Current Listing of Course Offerings

REVIEW REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION NECESSARY FOR ENROLLMENT

Prerequisites for Enrollment:

  • Must be 18 years of age, before beginning the course;
  • Must have a current active Kansas CNA certificate, without prohibitions;
  • Must have computer and internet access to complete the online portion of the class.

Required for enrollment:

  1. Two Personal Documents
    • Current state-issued photo ID and Social Security card
  2. Report of Tuberculosis (TB) Skin Test OR TB Chest X-Ray Report)
  3. Flu Immunization for the Current Season
  4. Evidence of COVID-19 Vaccination
    • Required by the clinical facilities.
  5. Kansas CNA number
  6. CASAS Or TABE Reading Test OR Proof of College-Level Writing Course
    • Schedule Exam $5.00 fee will need to be paid upon scheduling the exam
    • If you have taken a college-level writing course (English Composition, Expository Writing, etc.) and passed with a grade “C” or higher you will need to submit your transcript or grade report.

Prerequisites for Enrollment:

  • Must have computer and internet access to complete the online portion of the class.

Required for enrollment:

  1. Two Personal Documents
    • Current state-issued photo ID and Social Security card.
  2. Report of Tuberculosis (TB) Skin Test OR TB Chest X-Ray Report)
  3. Flu Immunization for the Current Season
  4. ​Evidence of COVID-19 Vaccination
    • Required by the clinical facilities.
  5. CASAS Or TABE Reading Test OR Proof of College-Level Writing Course 
    • Schedule Exam $5.00 fee will need to be paid upon scheduling the exam
    • If you have taken a college-level writing course (English Composition, Expository Writing, etc.) and passed with a grade of “C” or higher you will need to submit your transcript or grade report.

Pre-Requisites for enrollment:

  • Prospective students must hold the Kansas Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) credential, but are not active (certification has lapsed) and want to reactivate their CNA status.

Notes:

  • Applicants must be at least 17 years of age by the start of the course.

Required for enrollment:

  1. Two Personal Documents
    • Current state-issued photo ID and Social Security card.
  2. Report of Tuberculosis (TB) Skin Test OR TB Chest X-Ray Report)
  3. Flu Immunization for the Current Season
  4. ​Evidence of COVID-19 Vaccination​
    • Required by the clinical facilities.

Notes:

  • Applicants must hold a Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services EMT Certification, Without Prohibitions. Information can be found at www.kemsis.org.

Required for enrollment:

  1. Two Personal Documents
    • Current state-issued photo ID and Social Security card.
       
  2. Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services EMT Certification, Without Prohibitions
  3. Report of Tuberculosis (TB) Skin Test OR TB Chest X-Ray Report)
  4. Flu Immunization for the Current Season
  5. ​Evidence of COVID-19 Vaccination​
    • Required by the clinical facilities.

Required for enrollment:

  1. Documentation of Immunizations OR a Titer of Immunity for: 

MMR Documentation

  • Two (2) doses or proof of immunity by titer

Chickenpox (Varicella)

  • Two (2) doses or proof of immunity by titer
  • WILL NOT ACCEPT HISTORY OF CHICKENPOX - Chickenpox is an immunization that is often incomplete.  We can only accept proof of vaccination or a titer. We cannot take anyone’s testimony that you had chickenpox, not even a physician. Make sure that you have either vaccines or a titer. Paperwork for a low titer will not be accepted.

Tetanus (TDAP)

  • One (1) dose taken less than 10 years ago - Please ask your healthcare provider to give you the TDAP vaccine.

Hepatitis B (Hep B)

  • Three (3) doses or proof of immunity by titer. If your titer is low, you should get the vaccine. Paperwork for a low titer will not be accepted.
  1. Report of Tuberculosis (TB) Skin Test OR TB Chest X-Ray Report)
  2. Flu Immunization for the Current Season

SUBMIT PRE-ENROLLMENT VERIFICATION FORM WITH REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Once you have all of the required materials necessary for enrollment click the link below to submit and upload the required documentation.

Allied Health Pre-Enrollment Verification Form

MATC STUDENT ACCOUNT CREDENTIALS EMAIL

  • Once the "Short-Term Allied Health Course Initial Enrollment Form" is submitted admissions will review your submission within 5 business days.

  • If all required documentation is provided you will receive an email to the personal email address listed on the initial application. Follow the steps to reset your password for your MATC email account.

COMPLETE FINAL ENROLLMENT APPLICATION 

  • In the student account notification email you will find a link to the enrollment application which will need to be completed along with the required course payment. This final application will need to be completed to finalize your course enrollment. 

WHAT’S NEXT?

Make sure to check your MATC student email frequently for important information as that is the official means Manhattan Tech will be communicating with you. Additionally, reach out if you have any questions; we are here to help!

Step 1: ​COMPLETE ENROLLMENT FORM

Submit the Adult Education Enrollment Form. Applicants must be 16 years of age or older at the time of registration. 

GED applicants under 18 years of age must provide official documentation of school withdrawal. 
You can submit this documentation with the students application or drop them off at the welcome desk inside our Manhattan campus main building.

Enrollment forms must be submitted the Wednesday prior to an orientation date in order to attend that orientation. 

Enrollment Form

Step 2: ADVISING APPOINTMENT

We ask our new and incoming students to meet with our Academic Advisor Beth Dugan. This will be a short 30-min meeting for us to meet you and get an understanding of your goals and expectations for the program. 

Schedule Appointment

Step 3: TABE PRE-TEST

Every new student will need to take a few TABE Pre-Tests. (Test of Adult Basic Education)

Similar to a placement exam, this is a requirement of our program and it will test your Reading and Math (GE) or English (ESL) Skills. The results of these tests will be reviewed with you during your one-on-one instructor conference after orientation.

TABE pre- and post-tests provide you and your instructor with valuable information that informs us with what you already know and what areas you will need more work. We encourage you to schedule a time(s) to take that pre-test prior to orientation.

Schedule Pre-Test

You can do this all in one appointment or schedule two and split it up.

You are allotted 3.5 hours for this pre-testing if you choose to do it all together, however you are not required to use the entire time for your testing.
Testing prior to orientation is not required. If you are unable to take the test prior to orientation, time will be available the day of to complete the pre-test.

Step 4: ATTEND NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

Every new student MUST attend a New Student Orientation prior to beginning Adult Education classes.

See Adult Edcation page for upcoming orientation date. 

PLEASE arrive early to accommodate for parking and locating our building. Late arrivals may be turned away.

In addition to orientation, you will schedule a one-on-one conference with your instructor to go over your TABE results, goals, and expectations for the program.

Classes will start the following week.

More Information...

COST:

The cost of orientation and placement testing is free.

A $60 materials fee will be collected during the first week of classes.

GED Testing:

You must have a valid government issued ID that shows your picture, birthdate, and a signature in order to test and to join our program.

Minors:

If you are a minor (16-17), a parent/guardian must attend orientation and the 1-on-1 instructor meeting.

You must also have your Compulsory Attendance form signed by the high school (located in the area you reside in) showing you have withdrawn.