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Conditional Admission

A person who has neither a high school diploma nor a GED certificate may be admitted if that person demonstrates potential for collegiate success. Such applicants will be considered for admission to Rochester Community and Technical College by following these procedures:

  1. Submit a completed application for admission with a current high school transcript.
  2. Submit a written recommendation from your high school counselor.
  3. Complete the new student assessment (placement test). The assessment test may be scheduled by calling our Welcome Center at 507-285-7557.
  4. Obtain the recommendation of the Counseling Office of the college. The applicant is requested to contact the Counseling Office to arrange for an admission review appointment.
  5. Submit to the College Registrar (in the admissions office) a personal statement of your goals regarding your education along with the counselor's letter of recommendation and assessment results.

    Nancy Shumaker, Registrar
    Rochester Community and Technical College
    851 30th Avenue SE
    Rochester, MN 55904
    Phone: (507) 285-7461
    Fax: (507) 280-3529

The Registrar, in consultation with other appropriate Rochester Community and Technical College staff, will make the admittance determination. The decision can be appealed via the Rochester Community and Technical College appeal process.

Students with conditional admission status do not qualify for financial aid. If questions, please Contact the Financial Aid office.

Contact Information
(507) 285-7210 or 1‑800‑247‑1296
Rochester Community and Technical College
851 30th Ave SE :: Rochester, MN 55904-4999
Rochester Community and Technical College, a member of Minnesota State.
RCTC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity educator and employer.
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