High School Graduates

Application Instructions for High School Graduates

  1. Complete the online application through Apply Texas.

    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
    500 – math
    500 – reading and writing
    1070 – composite
    Taken within the last 5 years
    19 – math
    19 – reading and writing
    23 – composite
    Taken within the last 5 years
  5. Students enrolled in Level-One certificate programs that are designed to be completed in one year or less and that consist of between 15 and 42 semester credit hours are TSI waived. Students are only waived from the TSI requirement while enrolled in their waived program and are restricted to the courses within the waived program.

  6. New Student Orientation is mandatory for all first-time college students. For more information contact the Student Success Center at 409-933-8379.

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