We make your dream of attending college tuition-free a possibility. POY student tuition is covered through state and federal grants. A privately funded incentive program assists students with the cost of books, transportation, meal cards and personal emergency use.
The Power of YOU supports as many students as possible based on student need and funds available.
Graduate from a Minneapolis, St. Paul or surrounding Suburban Public/Charter/Alternative or Private High School in Spring 2020.
Meet the criteria to apply for Federal Financial Aid and complete the financial aid package by going to www.fafsa.ed.gov Minneapolis College’s School Code: 002362
Posses a modest family income:
Example: A family of 2-10 with an annual income not exceeding $55,000 are highly encouraged to apply.
Complete the Accuplacer Exam in ALL subject areas: READING, WRITING & MATH. You MUST score ABOVE Adult Basic Education (ABE) in Reading & Writing. In order to remain in line with social distancing all POY applicants are granted an extension to complete the Accuplacer exam by Tuesday, June 30, 2020.
All POY students are required to complete 10 hours of Community Engagement each semester. The goal is to learn about your community and develop skills that will assist you in networking, communication and career exploration.
Complete the online Power of YOU application form which is available early, starting today. This is a dual application: completing this application means, you have also completed the application for admittance to Minneapolis College.
Complete the Accuplacer exam in all subjects: Math, Reading, and Writing. You may be exempt from taking the College Placement exam. Learn more about ACT, MCA & SAT test exemptions.
The College Placement exam at Minneapolis College is available on a walk-in basis, no appointment is necessary.
Submit the 2020-2021 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and complete the entire financial aid process. Apply online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. FAFSA School Code for Minneapolis College is 002362.
Check your personal and Minneapolis College email: In approximately 2 weeks of submitting your FAFSA for any financial aid related notifications from Minneapolis College. If you have to provide additional information, you will be notified by email.
How to login to your Minneapolis College student email account: