Anoka Technical College: Narrative Description

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1355 West Hwy. 10
Anoka, MN 55303
Tel: (612)576-4700
Admissions: (763)576-4746
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State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1967. Setting: small town campus with easy access to Minneapolis-St. Paul. Total enrollment: 2,371. 1,165 applied, 82% were admitted. Full-time: 1,058 students, 51% women, 49% men. Part-time: 1,313 students, 48% women, 52% men. 0.3% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 8% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 53% 25 or older. Retention: 59% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, distance learning, double major, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Required for some: interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 8/1.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $20. State resident tuition: $3632 full-time, $121.08 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $7264 full-time, $242.16 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $420 full-time, $14.03 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to program and reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to program and reciprocity agreements.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. 100 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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