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Steps to Become a Student

Thank you for your interest in Anoka-Ramsey Community College! You’ll have a lot in common with other students here. Each year, 12,000+ people from diverse backgrounds choose Anoka-Ramsey because we are welcoming, flexible and offer Minnesota’s lowest college tuition rate.

Find your student type below, and follow your steps to becoming an Anoka-Ramsey student!

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New Student

New Student
New Student

We’re glad you plan to attend Anoka-Ramsey! As a first-time college student, you’ll find we offer many services to help you succeed.

Transferring Student

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Transferring Student

We’re glad you plan to attend Anoka-Ramsey! If you’ve taken courses at other accredited schools or colleges, we’ll help you transfer qualified credits and enroll at Anoka-Ramsey.

Returning Student

Returning Student
Returning Student

Welcome back! We’re glad you’re planning to attend Anoka-Ramsey again. Before registering for classes, please review the steps for returning students.

PSEO/High School Student

PSEO Student
PSEO/High School Student

Hi! Are you a high-school student who is eligible to attend Anoka-Ramsey under the PSEO (Post-Secondary Enrollment) option? We’ll help to make your first college experience a good one.

Veteran Student

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Veteran Student

We’re glad you plan to attend Anoka-Ramsey! As a veteran college student, you’ll find we offer many services to help you succeed.

Short-Term/Summer Student

Short Term Student
Short-Term/Summer Student

Just interested in taking a class or two at Anoka-Ramsey? If you’re not pursuing a degree or certificate program, it’s easy to complete the admission and registration process. And you can do it all online.

International Student

International Student
International Student

We welcome your interest in Anoka-Ramsey Community College! You can request admission to the college online, and can apply as an international student.

Senior Citizen Student

Senior Student
Senior Citizen Student

Minnesota resident senior citizens, 62 years of age or older, may enroll in credit courses on a space-available basis at a reduced fee of only $20 per credit!

Bachelor/Graduate Degrees

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Bachelor/Graduate Degrees

Anoka-Ramsey offers several advanced degrees right on campus!

Advancing/Changing Your Career

Advancing Student
Advancing/Changing Your Career

Professional & Workforce Training is committed to helping you fulfill your career development goals both for individuals and for businesses. We offer classes and training designed for professional and sustainable results.

Concurrent Enrollment

Concurrent Student
Concurrent Enrollment

Welcome! Thank you for your interest in college courses offered at your high school!

Adult Learner

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Adult Learner

It is time to take the next step toward your college degree! We are committed to helping you get a high-quality education while holding down a career, family and home.

Summer Scholars Academy

Summer Scholars Academy
Summer Scholars Academy

Designed to help you be successful in college-level courses in the fall and to ease your transition to college.