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Is Anoka Technical College a Good School for Veterans?

As someone with prior military experience, it's a good idea to check how well the school services veterans before signing those admission papers. That's why we've put together this report that gives you the facts about Anoka Technical College veteran students. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Anoka Technical College G.I. Bill Information

What You'll Find in Our Veterans Report on Anoka Technical College:

How Does Anoka Technical College Rank for Veterans?

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College Factual's Best Schools for Veterans report is released each year to highlight colleges and universities that do an outstanding job supporting veterans while they are pursuing their education.

The 2022 edition of this list ranked Anoka Technical College at #1,038.The school also ranked #39 in our Best for Vets in Minnesota ranking.

In addition to our overall rankings, we also calculate our Best for Vets by degree level rankings. The table below shows how Anoka Technical College fared in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 467

You can also see how specific majors at Anoka Technical College fared when compared to the same major at other schools. Below, you'll find a list of majors which received the best rankings for vets. Find a full list of majors here. Once you select a major, you'll be able to see links to the rankings available for that major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Court Reporting and Captioning Colleges for Veterans 2
Best Court Reporting and Captioning Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 2
Best Mechanical Drafting & Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 4
Best Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 4
Best Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary Colleges for Veterans 5
Best Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 5
Best Mechanical Drafting & Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD Colleges for Veterans 5
Best Architectural Drafting & Architectural CAD/CADD Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 6
Best Architectural Drafting & Architectural CAD/CADD Colleges for Veterans 7
Best Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology Colleges for Veterans 7

How Many Veterans Go to Anoka Technical College?

Colleges with a large veteran population are better equipped to support and accommodate those who have had military experience.

According to the VA, there are 65 G.I. Bill® students at Anoka Technical College. There are 1,683 students enrolled at Anoka Technical College. This means that approximately 3.86% use the GI Bill® to help pay for tuition, fees, and other expenses. Putting that into perspective, the Student Veterans of America estimates that about three-four percent of all college students in America are veterans.

This number includes all chapters of the GI Bill®, e.g. Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill and Reserve Education Assistance Program. It also includes Veteran Readiness and Employment. This does not include active-duty military personnel who are attending the college via Tuition Assistance. Therefore, the potential total military population could be larger than this.

Federal Veteran Programs at Anoka Technical College

Anoka Technical College participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
Principles of Excellence Yes
DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Yes
Eight Keys Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Accommodate Military Service Members and Reservists absent due to service requirements.
Align institutional refund policies with those under Title IV, which governs the administration of federal student financial aid programs.
Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations
Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.
Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)
Benefits Support
Ensure accreditation of all new programs prior to enrolling students.
Will not use fraudulent or aggressive recruiting techniques and misrepresentations.
Provide students with a personalized form covering the total cost of an education program.
Counseling Support
Designate a point of contact to provide academic and financial advice.
Provide educational plans for all military and veteran education beneficiaries.
Referrals to community organizations as needed.

Does Anoka Technical College Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
Anoka Technical College might offer college credit for knowledge you have gained from life experience. Get in touch with the school to find out more.

Anoka Technical College might grant college credit to those who have completed specialized military training. Talk with your admissions counselor to learn more.

Anoka Technical College Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Implied No Air Force ROTC
Implied No Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are not available at Anoka Technical College.

Complaints to the VA About Anoka Technical College

There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.

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