Follow these 3 easy steps!
STEP #1. Complete your NC Residency!
All applicants, excluding high school students enrolling in Career and College Promise (CCP), must complete the online North Carolina Residency Determination Service questionnaire. Applicants will be provided a Residency Certification Number (RCN) which is a required field on the McDowell Technical Community College (MTCC) Application.
Please have the following items available before proceeding to the NC Residency Website:
• NC Driver License / NC ID
• Your tax information and/or your parents tax information, if you are under 25 years old
• Vehicle License & Registration Information
• Military Documentation (Benefits info or DD214)
• Foreign / Immigrant Documents
When you are ready to complete your Residency Determination questionnaire, please go to www.ncresidency.org.
If you receive a notification of OUT for residency purposes and you feel you should be an In state resident, action is required. Please call RDS through their contact information below.
If you need assistance completing your Residency Determination, please contact the North Carolina Education Assistance at:
STEP #2. Complete your McDowell Tech application!
Once you have completed your Residency Determination you will then need to complete McDowell Tech Community College application found at www.cfnc.org. You will need to enter your RCN in the appropriate field in order to complete your application.
Please allow 24-48 hours for your application to be processed once you have submitted it.
You will not be able to submit your application until you have completed all of the required fields on the application. This will be evident by the check marks beside the section.
STEP #3. Complete your Financial Aid application!
You can apply for federal and state grants at www.fafsa.gov. The FAFSA may take up to 2 weeks to process and varies with each student. The MTCC Federal School Code = 008085. The McDowell Technical Community College scholarship application is available at www.mcdowelltech.edu.
If you need assistance on your Financial Aid application to the college, please contact our Financial Aid Office at: