High School Graduates

  1. Complete the online application.

    After submitting your application through ApplyTexas, please allow three to five working days for processing. To check on your application status, please go to WebAdvisor at the COM website.

    *Please note: If you do not supply your Social Security number, your application process will be delayed. The ApplyTexas application is not an application for financial aid. Please refer to the COM website for financial aid information.

    All new COM students under age 22 must submit evidence of being immunized against meningococcal meningitis. The vaccine must have been taken within the past five years and at least 10 days before the start of class.
  2. Present documentation for residency.
  3. Submit official high school or GED transcripts.  Official transcripts must be submitted in an unopened, sealed envelope to:
    College of the Mainland
    Attn: Admissions
    1200 Amburn Rd.
    Texas City, TX 77591
  4. Placement testing is required for new students who do not meet one of the following test exemptions.
    2200 – math
    2200+3 on essay – reading and writing
    Taken within the last 3 years
    520 – math
    500 – reading and writing
    Taken within the last 5 years
    20 – math
    19 – reading and writing
    Taken within the last 5 years
  5. New Student Orientation is mandatory for all first-time college students. For more information contact the Student Success Center at 409-933-8379.