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Minnesota State Week

Discover Northland during Minnesota State Week to learn more about our nationally ranked education at one of the state’s lowest tuitions!


It’s a great time to discover Northland.

Discover Northland during Minnesota State Week, June 26 – 30, to learn more about our nationally ranked education at one of the state’s lowest tuitions!

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 your desired program.

Get more information.

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? Minnesota State Week 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 during Minnesota State Week and get all your questions answered as you make your college decision.

See for yourself.

We can describe Northland all day, but sometimes, you need to see things for yourself. Join us for a virtual or in-person campus visit during Minnesota State Week and learn more about what Northland has to offer.


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, a seasoned workforce professional looking to make a career change, a 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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Find your
launch pad.

Whether you’re looking for a stepping stone to a four-year degree, hands-on training to jump-start your career, or something in between – you’ll find it at Northland.

Workforce ready faster.

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 training provider for students preparing for skilled trades, technical and healthcare professions, Northland can be your path to the tens of thousands of job openings nationwide. It’s why we offer fast-paced, real-world training that prepares you to be workforce-ready immediately. This means you will be learning valuable on-the-job experience before some of your peers do!

Shave thousands off your tuition costs and months off your graduation date.

Complete your generals and earn an Associate of Arts degree at Northland – an affordable and time-friendly way to get to the next level. This is 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 Bemidji State University, Minnesota State University Moorhead, St. Cloud State University, University of Minnesota Crookston, University of North Dakota, and more!

Education designed to fit your life.

Earning a college education doesn’t have to be inconvenient; that’s why we offer students multiple options when taking courses ranging from traditional face-to-face to entirely online, allowing you to choose the delivery method that accommodates your goals and learning style. And our more than 20 online program options prove you can complete a degree from anywhere.

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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 another opportunity to save money.

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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 immediately put your education to work, which means a faster return on your education investment!

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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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Turn your passion into your profession.

We have everything you need to turn your passion into something bigger. We offer more than 80 Career Program Options, including Liberal Arts, 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.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Pioneer Family!