Welcome Parents to Mid Plains Community College.

MPCC is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and offers a variety of nationally and internationally recognized quality programs.

MPCC consists of 3 campuses located in the heartland of rural Nebraska.

At our college, we offer quality education in a quiet rural setting that still offers all the amenities of a large city. We have excellent health care, stimulating activities as well as shopping and dining opportunities within a scenic prairie environment. Experience the West and Nebraska's unique attractions: Rodeos, barbeques, The Oregon Trail, NebraskaLand Days, chili feeds, and historic monuments to name a few. Our campuses are located in North Platte (two campuses) and McCook (one campus).

Please consider us for your student's education needs. We are glad you are diligent in investigating wise choices for your student's future. Please feel free to look around and get to know our institution and please contact us with any questions or concerns.

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MPCC is an open entry school. This means that any student who meets our Admissions standards will be admitted to MPCC.

Please note that while the college is open-entry, specific programs may have entry requirements that must be met before the student may begin the program. It is important to realize that some programs may have waiting lists.


Here is a list to help your student start their first year off right

  1. Apply Online (see home page)
  2. Forward official high school transcript or GED to MPCC Admissions Office.
  3. Take a placement exam, ACCUPLACER, ACT, SAT, ASSET, etc.
    (NOTE: Application, Official Transcript, and Placement Exam must received by the time a degree-seeking student completes one semester of coursework.)
  4. Plan to attend a New Student Orientation Registration Day to meet with an advisor, register for your classes, meet with financial aid, and tour campus, OR
  5. Schedule an individual campus visit.


Contact your child's previous colleges and request that official transcripts be mailed to:

Attn: Transfer Credit Evaluations
Mid-Plains Community College
1205 E 3rd St
McCook NE 69001

Generally, within two weeks of the date of receipt of their official transcript(s), a summary of the credit that has been accepted will be mailed to their mpcc.edu e-mail address and the credit will be viewable within their "Unofficial Transcript" option within CampusWeb.

Make sure you keep in mind these important deadlines and dates.

Questions? Contact Registration & Records via one of the following modes:

  • reghelp@mpcc.edu
  • 535-3774 (North Platte) or 1-800-658-4308 ext 3774 (outside of the North Platte calling area)
  • Visit a Welcome Center located within any of our three main campuses.