Minnesota State Week

Minnesota State Week

Welcome to Minnesota State Week! Learn about our high-demand programs, apply for free during Minnesota State Week - and score some new Northland gear!

What is Minnesota State Week?

Fall is a great time to discover Northland.

Discover Northland during Minnesota State Week, October 12 – October 16, to learn more about our nationally ranked education at one of the state's lowest tuitions. Explore high-demand programs, take an in-person or virtual campus tour, or apply for FREE during Minnesota State Week – and score Northland gear!

No application fee.

There's no application fee and no time like the present to focus on your future. Minnesota State Week is a great time to apply early to secure a seat in the program you desire.

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What are you looking for in a college? Are you hoping to just learn or make an impact? Would you like to leave with a degree or a career? Now is the perfect time to discover opportunities that are within reach right here at Northland.

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Meet your support team.

Our student-first focus and commitment to helping you accomplish your personal and professional goals are what sets us apart. Get to know your support team by watching videos that walk you through the steps to enroll, the financial aid process, and answer your questions as you make your college decision.

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See for yourself.

We can describe Northland all day, but sometimes, you just need to see things for yourself. We make it easy to visit with individual tours and special info sessions for students and families. Can’t visit us in person? That's OK. Experience our virtual campus tour 24-7 from anywhere in the world.

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Get Northland gear!

Who doesn't want free Northland swag? Learn about our high-demand programs, take an in-person or virtual campus tour, talk to an admissions rep, or apply for free during Minnesota State Week - and you could score some new Northland gear! It’s that easy.

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Who is Minnesota State Week for?

Northland is for everyone.

Being a Pioneer means being part of a community. In this community, we're all about getting you to graduation day happy, healthy, and armed with the skills you need to launch an amazing career.

Regardless if you’re a current high school student, a recent high school grad, seasoned workforce professional looking to make a career change, member of the military, or a parent, Minnesota State Week at Northland is for anyone who wants to discover an affordable education at an accredited, nationally ranked college where you can work toward earning a degree that can impact your life, family and future.

  • All ages.
  • Anyone interested in learning more about Northland.
  • Anyone who'd like to explore degree program and career options.
  • Anyone wanting to better understand the application and financial aid processes.
  • Parents are encouraged to participate with their students.

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Why choose Northland?

Turn your passion into your profession.

At Northland, we have everything you need to turn your passion into something bigger. We offer more than 80 academic program options to suit all interests. And if you're unsure about what you'd like to major in, we'll work with you to discover your passion and unleash your potential.

Attending Northland is a smart way to launch your career.

We're known for our nationally ranked degree programs, the value of a Northland education, and the earning potential of our graduates. As a leading provider of training for students preparing for skilled trades, technical and healthcare professions, Northland can be your path to the tens of thousands of job openings around the country. It's why we offer fast-paced, real-world training that prepares you for these in-demand careers. This means you will be learning valuable on-the-job experience before some of your peers do!

Take a faster, more affordable route to graduation.

Getting your generals out of the way at Northland is an affordable and time-friendly way to get to the next level. It’s also a great way to get back into the swing of college if you are thinking about starting a new chapter of your life. Northland can help you transfer to schools like Bemidji State University, Minnesota State University Moorhead, St. Cloud State University, University of Minnesota Crookston, University of North Dakota, and more. Learn about opportunities that could shave thousands of dollars off your tuition costs and months off your graduation date.

Learn at your convenience.

Earning a college education doesn't have to be inconvenient; that's why we aim to offer you the opportunity to pursue your degree with the convenience and flexibility you need. On-campus in East Grand Forks and Thief River Falls or online anytime, Northland offers a range of flexible learning options designed for both students and working professionals. Our more than 20 online program options prove that you can complete a degree from anywhere.

Zero textbook costs. One less obstacle.

We know there are obstacles between you and pursuing your degree. Northland is removing one of those hurdles by making your education more affordable with Z-Degree. Z-Degree allows you to earn an Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree while spending nothing on textbooks. Even if an A.A. isn't your current degree plan, taking individual Z-Degree courses offers you an opportunity to save money.

Employers choose Northland.

The companies that work with Northland do so for a reason: They trust Northland to train the graduates that they employ. Our programs are designed to arm you with in-demand skills that matter in today’s competitive workforce so you can put your education to work immediately, which means a faster return on your education investment!

Read student success stories. Then create your own.

There's a story behind every degree, and we've got plenty to share. Whether it's about overcoming adversity or achieving lifelong career dreams, everyone has a story to tell. Find the inspiration to chase your dream — and proof that achieving it is possible. See what some of our graduates are doing today in pursuing their successful careers.

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Your future begins here.

Prepare for the careers of tomorrow – with the right education today.

Which degree area interests you?

Take your next step and explore your area of interest from the list below.

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Need help now?

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Have questions about Minnesota State Week or our free online application process? We’ve made it easier to get your questions answered! Connect with an admissions representative right away by texting us at:


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Get the support you need — every step of the way.

The future is yours, but you don't have to go it alone. Our team of skilled admissions reps and financial aid pros are here to provide support and guidance to help you succeed from application through graduation — and beyond.


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