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Admissions Requirements and Procedures
Academy College accepts high school graduates, G.E.D. recipients, college graduates, and college level transfer students. Students should complete the enrollment procedures as far in advance of the desired starting date as possible. Verification of immunization history is required no later than 45 days after the start of the first day of class.
  1. Students should plan a personal interview at the school to discuss their interests and to become fully acquainted with the courses offered. Information concerning financial assistance may also be obtained at this time. If you do not live within the Minneapolis/St. Paul area and cannot arrange a personal interview without hardship, please write or e-mail the school for special arrangements. E-Mail Us.

  2. Upon admission to Academy College, credits earned at a college or school accredited by one of the national or regional accreditation boards recognized by the U.S. Department of Education will be considered for transfer. Grades must be "C" or higher to be acceptable for credit transfer. No courses will be considered for transfer after the second quarter of your program at Academy College. A student who, by previous experience or study, has attained the knowledge required for a particular course, except for General Education courses, may receive credit for that course by passing an examination on the subject material. Examination grades must be "C" or higher to be acceptable for credit.

  3. An Application for Admission form must be completed, signed, and submitted along with the registration fee prior to acceptance and enrollment in the school. An Education Consultant will schedule an interview for the student with the Financial Aid office to make payment arrangements for books and tuition.

  4. The school reserves the right to refuse admission to any student who, in the opinion of the school, does not have the academic ability to successfully complete his/her program at the school and/or does not have suitable motivation to pursue Business, Finance, Aviation, Computer Technology, Medical, or Digital Arts & Design careers. Assessment criteria includes:
    1. High school or G.E.D. recipient.
    2. Academy College orientation examination or qualifying GPA, SAT, or ACT score.

  5. Potential students with an orientation examination score below the required minimum score may be admitted under conditional enrollment status. After one quarter, a conditionally enrolled student may be placed on regular enrollment status only if satisfactory academic progress has been maintained. If students do not maintain satisfactory academic progress, they will be disenrolled.

  6. A student in an aviation program must meet the following in addition to the above assessment criteria:
    1. Be 17 years of age or older.
    2. Pass the appropriate FAA medical examination if applicable. Note: If your career path is to be a Pilot for hire you must obtain a second class medical.
    3. Read, speak, and understand the English language.
    4. Be a least 18 years of age at the time of commercial pilot certification.

  7. Federal Aviation Administration requirements for certification, licensing, or registration are described in each course and are based on Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs).

  8. Students in the Aircraft Dispatch course must be 21 years of age or older and read, speak, and understand the English language

  9. All students in a public or private post-secondary educational institution must submit a statement that they have received appropriate immunization against measles, rubella, and mumps after having attained the age of 12 months, and against diphtheria and tetanus within ten years of first registration at the institution. This statement must indicate the month and year of each immunization given as required by MN Law (M.S. 135A.14). This law pertains to all students.

  10. All students must be able to satisfactorily use the training equipment required in the curriculum they select. In addition, they must be able to safely and productively handle the equipment and material customarily used by individuals employed in the field. We will attempt to accommodate individual needs upon written request to the Campus Director.

  11. The school provides equal opportunities to all students without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, age, or sex.

  12. International Students: Academy College will evaluate each application for admission and will determine whether to issue an I-20 form only after having received all of the following:
    1. Application for admission form.
    2. An English translation of all education transcripts with an interpretation of grades in comparison to U.S. standards.
    3. Proof of English proficiency is required of all applicants whose native language is not English.
    4. A financial statement from the Minnesota sponsor or guardian or other proof of financial support.
    5. Proof of medical insurance.

  13. When a student registers for a program at Academy College, s/he is provided with an Academy College catalog that provides a program outline for his/her program.

    It is the student's responsibility to select and register for courses, keeping prerequisites in mind, to complete their program. The following events may preclude completion of a program within the optimal schedule.
    1. Receiving Credit Transfers or Test Outs
    2. Receiving Grades of F, FA, FI, LI, I or W
    3. Taking a Leave of Absence
    4. Changing Programs
    5. Course Selection/Registration Errors
    6. Academy College Program Changes
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