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Standard Admission Eligibility

Students may apply for admission to the College of Menominee Nation (CMN) at any time throughout the year. As an open enrollment institution we guarantee admittance if all admission requirements have been met. Specific programs require separate admission criteria and have limited enrollment. CMN does not guarantee acceptance into these programs. Click here to Request Information about the College of Menominee Nation.



Requirements for Admission

Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident Must be a High School Graduate/GED/HSED
  • CMN does not currently accept International students.

  • Home-schooled applicants will be considered on an individual basis.

  • General Educational Development Test (GED) & High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) For more information about Wisconsin GED/HSED program requirements visit

  • Individuals that received a GED or HSED outside the State of Wisconsin will be considered based on review of State and program requirements from which the certificate or diploma was awarded.

  • Individuals who earned high school or college credits or diploma from an international school will require further review and may require additional cost for transcripts.


Application Entry Type

When you begin your application, you will be asked to select the application that describes you best.


Types of applications




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Admission Documents Required



  1. Tribal Enrollment Verification – If you are an enrolled member or a direct descendant of a federally recognized tribe you are required to submit a copy of Tribal Enrollment Card or an official Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) or Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB). Any questions pertaining to your lineage or to learn more about establishing Tribal Enrollment, please visit the United States Department of the Interior Indian Affairs website. Tribal Enrollment Verification Form

  3. High School/College Transcripts/ Copy of GED or HSED - The College of Menominee Nation Admissions Office only accepts official college transcripts directly sent from “Accredited/Active” institutions. To learn more about your college's accreditation, visit Official transcripts submitted through an electronic transcript service (for example, Transcript Network) should be directed to the Admissions Office e-mail address at CMN will allow the submission of an unofficial transcript up to the first class of the second semester.


    Submit Official Transcripts by mail to:
    College of Menominee Nation
    Admissions Office
    P.O. Box 1179
    Keshena, WI 54135

  5. Accuplacer or ACT Scores - Placement scores are an admission requirement for all High School and Degree seeking students. The requirement for Transfer, Returning, and Non-Degree students is determined on an individual and program basis. For more information please click on Placement.


Notification of Acceptance

Acceptance into the College of Menominee Nation does not guarantee acceptance into specific programs (e.g., bachelor degree programs). Acceptance letters will be mailed to the address entered on the application.


To learn more about program-specific admission requirements and fees, please contact the Admissions Office at 715-799-6226, ext. 3051.