Admission Requirements | Midwestern Career College

Admission Requirements

We have streamlined the admission process so it is easy to get you where you want to be — in class and on the road to your future! Just follow these steps:

  • Schedule an interview with an admissions counselor
  • Fill out the application form
  • Pay registration fee
  • Submit two application essays if applicable
  • Provide a copy of valid, government-issued photo ID
  • Provide proof of having earned a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Complete a background check if applicable
  • Fill out and sign enrollment agreement packet
  • Attend program information session and faculty interview if applicable
  • Satisfy all program specific admissions requirements as listed in the catalog

Contact one of our admissions counselors today at (312) 236-9000 ext. 1 or email

General Admission Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must hold a high school diploma or a state recognized equivalent, such as a GED

Additional Admission Requirements for Allied Health Degree Programs

  • Must pass an institutional entrance exam with a minimum Arithmetic and Reading Comprehension scores of 70 out of 120
  • Must submit a personal statement of 250-300 words
  • Must attend program information session
  • Admission is subject to the outcome of the program director/faculty interview

Additional Admission Requirements for Vocational English as a Second Language

  • Must provide proof of basic workplace skills such as higher education credentials, industry recognized certification(s) or 3rd party work experience verification.