View our step by step video for the online application.

Before you apply, find the student type that best fits you and read the instructtions.  

What type of student are you?

We've created unique application experiences to address the diverse needs of our students.

First Time General Student - no previous college experience. 
Please apply using the Online Application.

Transfer Student - taken courses at other colleges or universities. 
Please apply using the Online Application.

Visiting Student - currently admitted at another college or university.  
Application is not required.  Please see the Visiting Student section.

International Student seeking admission to the college as a non-immigrant
to the U.S. or seeking an F-1 student visa.  
Please do not apply online. 
See the International Student section for additional information. 

PSEO Student -  Please see the PSEO Program section.  

Apply for free!  We are no longer charging the $20 application fee.   We recommend using our online application for admission and submitting any additional application materials (PDF preferred) digitally as email attachments to  (A fillable PDF Print Application (pdf) is also available. Information regarding your admission status will be sent via the email address you provide on our application or your assigned Normandale student email address.  

You are strongly encouraged to apply as early as possible prior to the start of each academic term.

Applying early assures you:

  • The best service during your transition to college
  • The best course availability as courses with high demand fill early
  • The best class times (morning classes fill first)
  • On-time processing of your financial aid

Early application for financial aid also assures you priority consideration for all of the available financial aid programs for which you may be eligible.

Separate admissions and financial aid applications are required.

Apply Online

Apply using our Online Application.  Watch this video 
for instructions on the completing the online application. 
The new online application is MOBILE friendly, but  will
format differently accourding to the device you are using.

 Instead of the online application form, students may fill
out the Print Application (pdf).  This is  a fillable PDF document that can be
completed and saved on your computer and submitted as an email attachment
or printed and completed in pen then scanned and sent as an email attachment


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Application deadlines have been established to assure student success. Applying early for admission to the college and making financial arrangements early assures best course selection and priority consideration for all available financial aid programs for which a student may be eligible.

2022-2023 Application Deadlines



Spring 2023 December 27, 2022
Fall 2023 August 8, 2023