College of Micronesia-FSM
Federated States of Micronesia
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Admission to the College of Micronesia-FSM is based primarily upon evidence of the student's ability to profit from the educational programs of the College. The admissions policy is established by the Board of Regents and administered by the President of the College through the Admissions Board. All records submitted by applicants become the property of the College.
For admission in the Fall semester, the deadline for receipt of the application and transcript(s) is July 02; for Spring semester the deadline is November 5.
More information can be obtained through the following:
Telephone: (691) 320-2480/2481/2482
Notification of Admission: Applicants who meet all the admissions requirements will be notified of acceptance by the College as soon as their applications have been reviewed by the Admissions Board.
Applicants lacking any of the requirements or needing special consideration by the Admissions Board will be considered after July 02.
Acceptance of Admission: Applicants who have been notified of admission to the College and who intend to enroll must do the following:
High school seniors may apply for enrollment in the early admissions program and earn college credits, if the following requirements are met:
If accepted, college and high school officials sign an agreement to ensure the student receives the necessary credits for high school and for college.
Students who have earned satisfactory grades in another college or university may apply for admission and be given advanced standing at the College of Micronesia-FSM. (Admission as a transfer student does not eliminate the requirement for testing by COM-FSM for English and math placement.) Applicants must submit to the Admissions Board a completed application form, an official copy of his/her high school transcript, and official transcripts from each college previously attended. Credit for previous satisfactory college work can only be given upon receipt of previous college records.
Admission into Degree Programs
Admission into degree programs is open at the beginning of both the Fall and Spring semesters.
Applicants must meet the following admissions requirements to be matriculated into a degree program:
Special Consideration: Applicants with a grade point average below 2.00 from high school will not be admitted to the College unless they have had considerable job experience or training since high school and can furnish recommendations from prior training programs, agencies or employers. Entrance test scores will be given primary consideration for these applicants. The decision to grant special admission in these cases is made by the Admissions Board and the President.
Admission to Certificate Programs
Admission to Third-Year Programs:
Note: A three member sub-committee will represent the Division to review third-year applications along with the representatives from Admissions Board and OAR.
Admission to other Certificates of Achievement Programs: For high school graduates and GED certificate holders who have not passed the entrance test or who are not interested in a degree program, certificate of achievement programs in general studies and bookkeeping are available at the State Campuses. Also available at some State Campuses are certificate programs in vocational areas and in pre-school teacher education, which also require a high school diploma or equivalent. Application forms are available at the State Campuses.
Other certificate of achievement programs are offered when criteria for offering the program are met. Admissions requirements vary with the program. Application forms are available at the campus offering the program.
Leave of Absence Policy
Third-year and degree students may take a leave of absence from the College by:
The College is not responsible for transportation expenses for any student taking a leave of absence.
Students who are absent from school for at least an academic year (2 semesters and a summer session) must apply for readmission. Applications for readmission must be submitted at least one month before the first day of instruction of the semester in which the student plans to return. Applications for readmission are considered on an equal basis with students applying for initial admission to the College. Students are readmitted upon the recommendation of the Admissions Board.
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