Posted: September 30, 2019

Contact: Doug Anderson, doug.anderson@MinnState.edu, 651-201-1426

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 30, 2019 – In recognition of October’s College Knowledge Month, students exploring their higher education options can submit an application for admission to any of the 30 colleges or seven universities of Minnesota State without paying an application fee. 

“The colleges and universities of Minnesota State offer a transformational education, and are the most affordable and accessible options in the state,” said Devinder Malhotra, chancellor of Minnesota State. “I encourage everyone who is considering higher education to take advantage of College Knowledge Month to fully explore the many opportunities available in Minnesota and take the first steps towards a brighter future for themselves and for their families.” 

Most Minnesota State colleges and universities are waiving application fees for the full month of October. Some, denoted in the list below with an asterisk, are waiving fees from Oct. 28 – Nov. 1 only. Colleges and universities that never charge a fee are denoted in the list below with two asterisks. Application fees for qualified low-income students and active duty military service members deployed overseas can always be waived at every Minnesota State college and university. 

If prompted for a promo code, applicants should use “CKM2019.” 

For more information, contact any of the Minnesota State colleges or universities, or visit www.minnstate.edu/collegeknowledge.

30 STATE COLLEGES:

  • Alexandria Technical and Community College
  • Anoka Technical College**
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College**
  • Central Lakes College**
  • Century College*
  • Dakota County Technical College*
  • Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College
  • Hennepin Technical College
  • Hibbing Community College
  • Inver Hills Community College*
  • Itasca Community College
  • Lake Superior College
  • Mesabi Range College
  • Minneapolis College*
  • Minnesota State College Southeast
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College
  • Normandale Community College*
  • North Hennepin Community College
  • Northland Community and Technical College**
  • Northwest Technical College
  • Pine Technical and Community College**
  • Rainy River Community College
  • Ridgewater College**
  • Riverland Community College**
  • Rochester Community and Technical College**
  • St. Cloud Technical and Community College
  • Saint Paul College**
  • South Central College**
  • Vermilion Community College

SEVEN STATE UNIVERSITIES:

  • Bemidji State University
  • Metropolitan State University**
  • Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • Minnesota State University Moorhead
  • Southwest Minnesota State University
  • St. Cloud State University
  • Winona State University 

* Colleges and universities waiving fees for week of Oct. 28 to Nov. 1 

** Colleges and universities that never charge an application fee 

### 

Minnesota State includes 30 community and technical colleges and seven state universities serving approximately 350,000 students. It is the third-largest system of two-year colleges and four-year universities in the United States.