3.4.1 Admissions Procedure

Responsible Position

Director of Admissions and Recruitment (Opens Admissions page)


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PROCEDURES

Prospective students are invited to begin the admissions process by submitting an application to the college and providing required documentation as outlined in the admissions criteria below. Additional admission requirements may be required for some programs.

New Student:

A high school graduate or General Education (GED) certificate holder with fewer than 12 completed, post high school, college credits.

  • Application
  • $20 non-refundable application fee
  • Official high school transcript, GED certificate, or adult high school diploma transcript
    • If the language of record is not English, a certified translation must be included with the official transcript.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges previously attended.
    • If the language of record is not English, a certified course-by-course evaluation that includes GPA and course levels must be provided.

Transfer Student:

A student with 12 or more completed, post high school, college credits towards an academic major.

  • Application
  • $20 non-refundable application fee
  • Official transcripts from all colleges previously attended.
    • An official transcript from your high school, GED certificate, or adult high school diploma transcript is required if you have:
      • fewer than 12 completed, post high school, college credits towards an academic major
      • completed credits that do not meet satisfactory academic standing per ATCC policy 3.4.4
    • If education is outside of US education system, a certified course-by-course evaluation that includes GPA and course levels must be provided.

Visiting Student:

A student only seeking registration in courses and not seeking acceptance to the college or an ATCC program major.

  • Active StarID account
  • Unofficial transcript(s), when required to verify pre-requisite course fulfillment

International Student:

  • International Student Application
  • $20 non-refundable ATCC application fee
  • Payment of Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) 1-901 fee
  • Copy of passport
  • Official secondary school transcript and official international university transcripts from all universities attended
    • If education is outside of US education system, a certified course-by-course evaluation that includes GPA and course levels must be provided.
    • Certified/official attested photocopies may be accepted if original official transcript is not attainable.
  • Proof of English proficiency via Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
  • Financial documentation demonstrating ability to support first year of education

All on campus applicants are invited for a program visit. The program visit includes time with program faculty (when possible) learning about program curriculum, format, learning outcomes, and student expectations. It also includes time with an admissions representative to learn more about admission and financial aid processes at ATCC, student services, student activities, housing, etc.

Applicants who successfully complete all admission requirements receive a letter regarding their enrollment status.

Admission of Visiting Students

Students enrolled at another college or university in the Minnesota State system, who want to enroll in courses at ATCC, may register for courses utilizing the eServices course registration process.

Students enrolled at a college or university outside of the Minnesota State system, who want to enroll in courses at ATCC, are required to create a StarID account in order to gain access to course registration.

Unofficial transcripts will be required as needed to demonstrate completion of course pre-requisite requirements.


Related Policy

3.4 Admissions Policy

Related ATCC Documents

History of Policy

Effective Date: 10/02/2019

Archive: Procedure 3.37