Begin your journey at Motlow
Are you ready to join nearly 7,000 students as part of the Motlow State family? Our students come from every background, driven by the possibility of expanding their future and pursuing their educational dreams. Whether you are a high school student seeking dual enrollment, a first-time freshman beginning your college career, or in need of workforce training – Motlow will meet you wherever you are and provide the resources and support you need to succeed.
Motlow makes starting college Simple and can even make it Free.
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SIMPLE STEPS TO A BRIGHTER FUTURE
APPLY TO MOTLOWYour first step is to fill out a Motlow application
SUBMIT NEEDED DOCUMENTSACT Scores, transcripts, proof of citizenship, immunization waiver
FINANCIAL AID APPLICATIONThe FAFSA is required for all forms of aid
CHECK YOUR ACCOUNTSCheck your email and MyMotlow accounts
NEW STUDENT ORIENTATIONFollow email instructions to sign up for Orientation
REGISTER FOR CLASSESYour completion coach develops your graduation plan
The Tennessee Promise provides Tennessee high school graduates the opportunity to go to Motlow State tuition-free for a total of five semesters.
Tennessee Promise is a scholarship and a mentoring program providing the opportunity for Tennessee high school, home school, and GED graduates to attend Motlow tuition-free. To remain eligible, you are required to complete eight hours of community service prior to each semester, as well as maintain a 2.0 GPA. Promise students also receive individual guidance from their assigned mentor.
Tennessee Reconnect provides adults (24+) without a college degree the opportunity to attend Motlow State tuition-free.
Tennessee Reconnect is available to adult residents of Tennessee who have not completed an associate or bachelor’s degree. To qualify, be classified as an independent student, complete the FAFSA, complete the Reconnect application, be admitted to Motlow, be enrolled in at least six (6) hours of credit leading to the completion of a degree program, and not be in default status on student loans.
The Honors Program provides an education experience of exceptional quality to high academic achievers.
The Honors Program will challenge you academically, create unique networking and learning opportunities, support you through your academic journey, and strengthen your 4-year transfer application. If you are a highly motivated student at Motlow State and plan on transferring to a four-year institution, consider the Honors Program to put you on the path to success.
VETERANS & MILITARY
You have served your country. Now Motlow is here to serve you.
Veterans & Military applying to Motlow for the first time follow the same process as first-time freshman students. The Office of Veterans Affairs is honored to offer support and guidance to ensure the best use of your military benefits. We are excited to serve students who are serving or have served in the United States Armed Forces and their dependents.
What type of student are you?
- Adult College Express (ACE)
- Adult Learners without Prior College
- Certificate Student
- Degree-Seeking Student
- Dual Enrollment Student
- Evening Student
- External Credit for Prior Learning (PLA)
- First Generation
- First-Time College Student
- High School Student
- Homeless Student
- Homeschool Student
- Honor Student
- International Student
- Middle College Student
- Motlow Trained
- Non-Degree Seeking Student
- Online Learner
- Returning Motlow Student
- Senior Adult Student
- Student with Disabilities
- Tennessee Promise Student
- Tennessee Reconnect Student
- Transfer Student
- Transient Student (Concurrent Enrollment)
- Veteran & Military
- Weekend College