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Applying to MHC

When to Apply

You may apply at anytime to Medicine Hat College. For most programs, application processing begins:

  • November 1 (for following fall semester)
  • October 1  (for winter semester)
  • February 1 (for spring semester)

Please note, it is advantageous to apply early as some programs are oversubscribed.

A winter intake is offered for the following programs:

  • Business Administration
  • College Preparation
  • Early Learning and Child Care
  • Education Assistant
  • General Studies
  • University Transfer


How to Apply

1. Apply and submit application fee. Apply online with Apply Alberta, or download a paper application and submit in person or by mail to:

Student Services
Medicine Hat College
299 College Drive SE
Medicine Hat AB T1A 3Y6

Submit your application along with a $60 non-refundable application fee. Your application will not be processed until the application fee is received.

2. Provide official transcripts. MHC requires official transcripts documenting your high school and post-secondary education to make final admissions decisions. An official transcript is sent directly from the provincial Department of Education and/or from other institutions to the Admissions Office. Apply Alberta will allow participating Alberta post-secondary institutions to send and request Alberta high school and Alberta post-secondary transcripts when authorized by a student. Please check with the Medicine Hat College Admissions Office if you have questions about the transcripts required to support your application.

3. Receive letter of acceptance. An acknowledgment letter and/or letter of acceptance will be mailed to you if your application is successful.

4. Pay deposit. A $100 registration deposit to hold your place in the program.

5. Register. You can register for classes online using the (student information system) or in person at the Registration Office.