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Don't stress, we have your back. Our Admissions advisors will make sure things go smoothly from the moment you decide to attend Inver Hills. We won't let any step of this process be a barrier to your college goals.
We are eager to answer any questions, including these topics:
See our drop-in chat hours and find the links, Monday - Friday when the college is open.
Come to an in-person or virtual information session, or schedule a visit.
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Being a first-time student does not have to feel overwhelming. We are here to help!
The step-by-step application process can be found below. Reach out to Admissions at any time, we are happy to answer any and all of your questions.
If it has been more than a year since you last attended Inver Hills, complete the online application (you will not be charged another application fee).
If it has been less than a year since you attended Inver Hills, or if you are not sure, contact the Enrollment Center.
You are a non-degree seeking student if you are planning on taking courses at Inver Hills, but not planning on completing a degree or certification. Whether you are taking a couple of classes to further your knowledge and experience, or planning to take classes to transfer back to your current college or university, we have course options for you.
Please verify that the credits will transfer appropriately by checking with the school or explore transfer credit options through Transferology. After you complete the credits, request an official transcript be sent to your current institution.
As a non-degree seeking student you are not eligible for financial aid or veteran's benefits, but you do have access to limited campus services. You may register for a maximum of 10 credits per term. Payment plan options are available.
View Enrollment & Registration Steps to view complete step-by-step instructions for enrolling as a non-degree seeking student.
A member of the Minnesota State system, Inver Hills offers students — who are admitted and in good academic standing at another system college or university— the opportunity to register for courses as a visiting student.
Visiting Minnesota State students must follow all Inver Hills policies, procedures and deadlines and may register for courses during the Inver Hills Open Registration period.
Register online through the e-Services account of your home campus, with your StarID.
There are opportunities for high school students to take college classes, through PSEO (post-secondary enrollment options) and concurrent enrollment classes offered within high schools.
Visit the College for High School Students page to learn more and how to apply.
Please visit International Student (F-1 Visa) Admissions.
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Submit your FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This is not required for admission, but is strongly recommended.
Transfer students: Submit official college transcripts from all previous, non-Minnesota State colleges and universities you have attended, including PSEO and any other courses that may have been awarded college credit.
All students: High school transcripts are helpful for placement assessment and financial aid.
Inver Hills Community College
Attn: Enrollment Center
2500 80th Street East
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
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Please submit an unofficial high school transcript or self-report your cumulative high school GPA. Unofficial high school transcripts are helpful for placement assessment and financial aid.
This requirement can be met in multiple ways.
Exemptions to testing can be made for qualifying college credit, standardized test scores (ACT, SAT, MCAs, etc.), or a combination of high school GPA and standardized test scores.
Possible testing exemptions:
Testing prep, study materials, and Testing Center hours:
Once your application is complete and you are accepted to Inver Hills, you will receive instructions via email about how to sign up for an orientation and registration session.
You can also call Academic Counseling & Advising at 651-450-3508 regarding options and scheduling.