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History & Facts

  • Founded 1967, free tuition and five career programs
  • Today, more than 35 career programs
  • Tuition and fees (2013-2014): $166.99/per credit
  • Total number of students served spring 2009: 2,238
  • Total number of students served spring 2010: 2,455
  • Full-year equivalent enrollment fiscal year 2010: 43.9%
  • Percent male (fall semester 2009): 40%
  • Percent female (fall semester 2009):60%
  • Percent of underrepresented students (these groups include students of color, low-income students and students whose parents did not attend college) fall semester 2008: 1,003
  • Percent of underrepresented students (these groups include students of color, low-income students and students whose parents did not attend college) fall semester 2009: 1,319
  • Degrees offered: associate in applied science (AAS), diplomas, certificates
  • Percent of students by race (fall semester 2008)
      • American Indian 1%
      • Asian Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 4%
      • Black or African American 8%
      • Hispanic/Latino 1%
      • White 82%
      • Race unknown 4%
  • Students to faculty ratio (fall semester 2010) 22:1 
  • Opened a Multicultural Student Center on campus: 2007
  • Opened Veterans Center: 2010
  • New science lab and classroom: 2009
  • Largest programs: Practical NursingInformation Technology, Welding, Medical Assistant
  • Unique programs: Broadcast Captioning, Judicial Reporting, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Golf Course Grounds Management, Health Information Technology, Multimedia and Gaming Information Technology
  • Member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Improved access for students of diversity and under-represented populations

  • Enrollment of students who are underrepresented students (these groups include students of color, low-income students and students whose parents did not attend college) increased 31.5% in fall semester 2009.
  • Fourteen percent of Anoka Technical College’s student body is ethnically and culturally diverse. This diverse population is proportionately larger than the diverse population within the primary service area of the college.
  • The incorporation of monthly Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity (SEED) workshops, helps to increase faculty, staff and student awareness of equity issues in the college and in the community.
  • The number of students of color who attend a Minnesota State College or University (MnSCU) has grown 80 percent. The system serves more students of color than any other higher education provider in Minnesota. Number of underrepresented students (these groups include students of color, low-income students and students whose parents did not attend college) fall semester 2009: 94,302

 

Anoka Technical College Foundation Facts

  • Created in 1987

Academic year 2012 - 2013

  • $299,164 cash, pledges and in-kind donations (including $133,134 in in-kind donations for college programs)
  • $91,450 in scholarships was awarded, benefiting 114 students
  • $16,041 in crisis grants helping 70 students
  • $39,234 provided to college for program equipment