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Oct 1 - Oct 31 - College Knowledge Month - Free Application!

College Knowledge Month - Free Application!

Oct 1 - Oct 31

Minnesota State Waives Application Fees

to Honor College Knowledge Month

An extraordinary educational experience has never been more affordable


ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 26, 2016 – The 30 colleges and seven universities of Minnesota State are all waiving application fees in October for all or part of College Knowledge Month, an annual statewide effort to encourage students to apply to college.


“Minnesota State is proud of our commitment to offer all Minnesotans an extraordinary education that is an exceptional value,” said Steven Rosenstone, chancellor. “An important way we keep that commitment is by making it easy high school students to take the first step on their higher education journey. That’s why we are waiving our application fees as part of College Knowledge Month.”


Most Minnesota State colleges and universities are waiving application fees from October 24 – 31. Others – denoted in the list below with an asterisk – have chosen to waive fees for the entire month. And, there are colleges and universities that never charge a fee; those are denoted in the list below with two asterisks.  Application fees for qualified low-income students are always waived at all Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.




Alexandria Technical and Community College*

Anoka Technical College**

Anoka-Ramsey Community College**

Central Lakes College**

Century College (use promo code CKM2016)

Dakota County Technical College (use promo code CKM2016)

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College* (use promo code CKM2016)

Hennepin Technical College**

Hibbing Community College

Inver Hills Community College

Itasca Community College       

Lake Superior College

Mesabi Range College

Minneapolis Community and Technical College (use promo code CKM2016)

Minnesota State Community and Technical College (use promo code CKM2016)

Minnesota State College Southeast

Minnesota West Community and Technical College

Normandale Community College

North Hennepin Community College

Northland Community and Technical College (use promo code CKM2016)

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




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 all of October

** Colleges and universities that never charge an application fee


For more information, contact any of these Minnesota State colleges and universities.




Minnesota State, formerly known as Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, includes 30 community and technical colleges and seven state universities serving approximately 400,000 students. It is the fifth-largest higher education system in the United States.


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