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Follow the steps below to enroll at Hennepin Technical College.

1. Apply for Admission

  • New students may submit their high school transcript or GED certificate to Enrollment Services.
  • Transfer students from previously attended non-Minnesota State system colleges should submit their college transcript(s).
  • Visiting students can register for courses online without submitting a college application

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2. Paying for College

  • Financial aid is available for students who qualify. Access to grants, loans, scholarships, and/or work study begins by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Please apply early to allow time for processing.
  • Students must have a high school diploma, GED, or its equivalent, and declare an eligible major, in order to receive financial aid funds.

Hennepin Technical College's FAFSA School Code is 010491.



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3. Complete Placement Testing

  • Schedule your ACCUPLACER placement testing appointment.
  • You may be exempt from some or all of your placement tests under certain conditions.
  • If you have previously taken college courses, your college transcripts may be reviewed for possible placement test waiver(s).
  • See Placement Test FAQs for more possible exemptions.

Placement Testing

4. Complete New Student Orientation

  • Once your placement testing requirements have been met, you are ready for New Student Orientation.


New Student Orientation

5. Register for Classes

  • When you have completed the steps above, you are ready to register for classes!
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