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Our Admissions Team will make sure things go smoothly from the moment you decide on Inver Hills as your college destination. They've got answers to all your questions whether you're new to higher education, finishing up your two-year degree, looking to transfer to a four-year school or taking courses for professional development.

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Admissions Hours

Mon. - Thurs.: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fri.: Limited hours of operation.

Virtual Operations Only
Fri., Jan. 21st & 28th
Fri., Feb. 4th
Fri., Mar. 4th
Fri., Apr. 15th

Jan. 17th, Feb. 21st
May 30th, July 4th
Sept. 5th, Nov. 24th & 25th
Dec. 26th

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Enrollment Options

Inver Hills offers you several different options to reach your higher education goals. No matter which option you choose, our faculty and staff will make sure you are headed in the right direction.

Virtual Admissions' Assistance: Chat with an Advisor

Admissions Questions or Application Assistance? We are here to help! Chat with an Admissions Advisor during our Drop-in Availability (designated days and times listed below). The Zoom room that has been set-up is the following:

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Virtual Admissions Assistance Zoom Room

  • Getting started with an admissions application
  • Checking the status of your application
  • Available program majors
  • Scholarship options
  • Class environment/Campus life
  • Course offerings/Course delivery
  • Placement process and assessment testing
  • Adult learner and senior citizen programs

Degree-seeking student

Inver Hills provides nearly 40 degree options via the Associate of Arts (A.A.), Associate of Science (A.S.), Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) and Associate of Fine Arts (A.F.A.). You can complete your freshman and sophomore obligations at Inver Hills and transfer to a four-year school as a junior to pursue your bachelor’s degree. You'll save money and work directly with Ph.D. instructors on a welcoming, university-style campus.

Visit Degrees and Programs and Major Programs to learn more.

Transfer student

Whether you're transferring to Inver Hills to follow your career dreams or planning to earn a two-year degree on your way to your bachelor’s, we make the process as seamless as possible.

Visit Learn more about transferring to or from Inver Hills

Non-degree-seeking student

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. Visit Non-Degree seeking students to learn more.


If you are looking to develop in-demand skills in specific career areas, earning a certificate or certificates is an excellent option. Inver Hills offers a wide range of certificates that will increase your employability or take Workforce Solutions classes.

Visit Certificates to learn more.

Adult Success through Accelerated Pathways

Inver Hills offers ASAP, or Adult Success through Accelerated Pathways, for working adults who need a flexible, streamlined higher education pathway. ASAP gives you the opportunity to earn a college degree at an accelerated, independent pace while getting college credit for the knowledge and skills you've gained through your work and life experiences.

Visit Adult Learners to learn more.

Visiting Minnesota State students

Inver Hills is a member of the Minnesota State. If you are admitted and in good academic standing at another system college or university, you may register for courses at Inver Hills as a visiting student.

Visit Visiting Minnesota State Students to learn more.

Post-Secondary Enrollment Options

The Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) program allows qualified 10th, 11th, and 12th grade high school students to take college level courses at Inver Hills. The courses that you complete at Inver Hills can earn transferable college credits as well as apply to high school graduation requirements. The PSEO program covers the cost of tuition, fees, and required textbooks and materials for college level courses taken for high school credit.

To learn more, visit PSEO.

PSEO to Undergraduate Transition Students

High school students that have participated in the PSEO Program at Inver Hills and are graduating high school may take advantage of several benefits when applying to continue as an undergraduate student. We hope that we can continue to help you meet your educational goals whether you are completing your Associate Degree at Inver Hills or taking classes to transfer to another college or university.

To learn more, visit Graduating PSEO Students.

International students

As an international student with an F-1 visa wishing to enroll at Inver Hills, you will complete an International (F-1) Student Application. To learn more, visit International Admissions.

Veteran-friendly campus

Since 1982, Inver Hills has worked to promote strong relationships with our veterans, service members and their families. The college provides a comprehensive, veteran-specific array of support services, scholarships, networking avenues and employment opportunities in collaboration with area communities and agencies.

To learn more, visit Military & Veteran Services.

Earn your bachelor’s degree on campus

You can earn your bachelor’s or master’s at Inver Hills through our college’s partnerships with four-year schools, including Concordia University, St. Paul, Metropolitan State University, The College of St. Scholastica and Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota.

Visit Advanced Degrees to learn more.

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