FAQ

FAQ

Below are some common questions people considering Anoka-Ramsey Community College have about admissions, costs and program offerings.

If your question is not answered here, please email the Admissions Office and we will be happy to help!

 

Question and Answer

  • Question

    What academic programs are offered at Anoka-Ramsey?

    Answer

    You can find information about all of the academic programs offered at Anoka-Ramsey in several locations:

    Select the search method that works best for you!

  • Question

    How much is tuition?

    Answer

    Anoka-Ramsey offers the lowest tuition and fees of any higher education institution in Minnesota.  Visit the Tuition & Fees page to find current tuition rates.

  • Question

    How do I apply for financial aid?

    Answer

    We encourage all students to complete the FAFSA as early as possible. For more information, please visit the Financial Aid page, or call the Financial Aid Office at 763-433-1500.

  • Question

    What is Anoka-Ramsey's FAFSA code?

    Answer

    Anoka-Ramsey's FAFSA code is 002332.

  • Question

    What scholarships are available at Anoka-Ramsey?

    Answer

    Anoka-Ramsey offers a wide variety of scholarships. For more information, visit our Scholarships page.

  • Question

    How do I apply to Anoka-Ramsey?

    Answer

    Visit the Steps to Become a Student page, and select the description that best fits you!

  • Question

    How do I apply as an international student?

    Answer

    For information about our international student admissions process, including testing and financial requirements, please visit the International Student Admissions page.

  • Question

    How do I apply to Anoka-Ramsey as a transfer student?

    Answer

    Visit the Steps to Become a Student Transfer Student page for complete information on how to transfer into Anoka-Ramsey.

  • Question

    What services are available for adult learners?

    Answer

    There are several resources available for adult learners attending Anoka-Ramsey. To learn more about these services, visit Adult Learner Services.

  • Question

    Where can I find campus maps and driving directions?

  • Question

    How can I set up a campus visit?

    Answer

    One of the best ways to get a feel for the Anoka-Ramsey  experience is to visit the campus.

    Tours are offered on both campuses and give you a chance to see what the campus looks and feels like as well as you have the opportunity to visit with an admissions advisor.

  • Question

    Where can I find the academic calendar?

    Answer

    Academic Calendar

    Important dates and deadlines, such as each semester's tuition due date and drop deadline

  • Question

    What options are available for evening classes?

    Answer

    Anoka-Ramsey offers a variety of scheduling options, including day, evening, Saturday and online courses.  For more information, visit the Course Schedule page.

  • Question

    What options are available for online courses?

    Answer

    Anoka-Ramsey offers many courses online and in hybrid (combination online and in person).  For more information, visit the Course Schedule page.

  • Question

    How do I get help from an advisor?

    Answer

    Academic advisors can help you with questions about choosing classes, picking a major, transferring and many other academic issues.  You can visit the Advising Center (located behind the Information Desk on both campuses) any time during our Quick Stop hours for quick questions or call the Information Desk at 763-433-1230 to schedule an appointment.

    Please visit the Advising web page for more information and to view the current Quick Stop hours.

  • Question

    How do I declare or change my major?

    Answer

    Complete the declare or change your major form and submit it to the Records Office.

  • Question

    What intercollegiate sports are offered?

    Answer

    Anoka-Ramsey offers seven intercollegiate sports teams, including:

    • Men's Baseball
    • Men's Basketball
    • Men's Soccer
    • Women's Basketball
    • Women's Softball
    • Women's Soccer
    • Women's Volleyball

    For more information, visit the Athletics Department page.

  • Question

    What intramural sports and other recreational activities are available?

    Answer

    Anoka-Ramsey offers several intramural sports and other recreational opportunities.  For more information, please visit the Intramurals page.

  • Question

    Where can I find contact information for faculty or staff?

    Answer

    You can find contact information for all Anoka-Ramsey staff and faculty offices in the online directory.

  • Question

    What career services are available?

    Answer

    Anoka-Ramsey's Career Services Office can help you with things like job search strategies, resumes and cover letters, and interview preparation.  The Career Services Office also offers a job posting board

  • Question

    Can I do an internship?

    Answer

    Yes!  An internship is pre-professional work experience that offers students the opportunity to explore various career fields and interest areas.  Internships are designed to give students a realistic introduction to a chosen career field and work environment. Visit Career Services for more information.

  • Question

    What work-study positions are available for students?

    Answer

    Anoka-Ramsey offers a variety of student work-study positions.  Visit our Work Study page for more information.

  • Question

    Where can I find information about employment opportunities?

    Answer

    You can find info about available career opportunities at Anoka-Ramsey.

  • Question

    What clubs and activities are available?

    Answer

    Anoka-Ramsey offers a wide variety of student clubs and activities.  A few examples include the Astronomy Club, the Art Club, the Engineering Club and the Swing Dancing Club.  You can find more information in Campus Life.

  • Question

    Are there computers available for student use on campus?

    Answer

    Yes! Anoka-Ramsey has several computer labs available for student use.  There are also computers available to students for academic purposes in the Academic Support Center and the Math Skills & Advising Center.  Please visit the Technology Services for more information.

  • Question

    What services are available for students with disabilities?

    Answer

    The Office of Disability Services at Anoka-Ramsey provides a variety of academic support services for students with documented disabilities in accordance with federal legislation. Services include, but are not limited to, accommodation assistance, educational planning, early registration, assistive technology, interpreters, advocacy, referral, and support. These services are designed to assist such individuals to participate fully and successfully in Anoka-Ramsey programs.

    For more information on all Disability Services, call 763-433-1350, or Access MN Relay at 1-800-627-3529.

  • Question

    Do I need to do orientation before registering for classes?

    Answer

    All new students need to complete our online orientation program before registering for classes.  For more information, please visit the Orientation & Registration page.

  • Question

    How do I request transcripts?

    Answer

    For information on how to request that your transcripts be sent to other schools, or how to submit your transcripts from other schools to Anoka-Ramsey, please visit the Transcript Request page.

  • Question

    What tutoring services are available?

    Answer

    The Academic Support Centers on both campuses offer free tutoring for almost all subjects taught at Anoka-Ramsey.

    For more information, please visit the Tutoring Services page for a complete listing of tutoring services at both campuses. 

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