Minnesota State waives application fees to honor College Knowledge Month

By Robert Boos
Posted September 26, 2016

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 Oct. 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. 30 STATE COLLEGES: 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 CollegeInver Hills Community CollegeItasca Community College       Lake Superior CollegeMesabi Range CollegeMinneapolis Community and Technical College (use promo code CKM2016)Minnesota State Community and Technical College (use promo code CKM2016)Minnesota State College SoutheastMinnesota West Community and Technical CollegeNormandale Community CollegeNorth Hennepin Community CollegeNorthland Community and Technical College (use promo code CKM2016)Northwest Technical College*Pine Technical and Community College**Rainy River Community College*Ridgewater College*Riverland Community CollegeRochester 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, MankatoMinnesota State University MoorheadSouthwest Minnesota State UniversitySt. Cloud State University*Winona State University * Colleges and universities waiving fees for all of October ** Colleges and universities that never charge an application fee