Apply as a New College Student

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You are a new college student if you will be going to college for the first time.

Follow these steps if you have a high school diploma or GED or are a high school senior who will graduate before enrolling.

  1. Apply for admission and pay the application fee online
  2. Provide a copy of your high school transcripts or GED to Minneapolis College
  3. Take the college placement tests - don't forget to study!
  4. Register for courses!

Financial Aid

Apply for financial aid as soon as you apply to the college.

Provide Proof of High School Graduation or GED

  • Ask your high school to send an official final transcript after you graduate
  • If you have a GED, please send a copy of your certificate
  • If you have completed ACT/SAT/MCA you may qualify for a testing exemption.

Submit high school transcripts, GED, and ACT or SAT scores to:

Minneapolis College Student Services
1501 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Fax: 612-659-6230

If you are having trouble getting your high school transcripts please feel free to contact us online to see if we can help!

Choosing a Program

On the online application, you will be asked to choose a program of study––learn more about selecting a program and declaring your major.