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Rasmussen College Description
Rasmussen College was founded in 1900. It is a multi-campus school with five campuses in Minnesota that serve over 1,500 students. Rasmussen College provides career-focused training designed to provide students with maximum job placement potential in a short amount of time. A Rasmussen education is technology-intensive, focused, and innovative.
Rasmussen College offers certificate, diploma, and associate degree programs in allied health, business, child care, legal and government, and technology. In total, Rasmussen offers over 40 programs of study in high-demand fields. Individuals can complete some programs in as little as nine months, or earn an associate degree in two-years.
Rasmussen College offers courses during the day, evening, and online. Students may also attend class either full or part time. This scheduling flexibility, coupled with five convenient locations and online courses, makes it easy for individuals with significant work/life commitments to obtain the education that they need to start a new career or further an existing career.
Starting in September of 2005, Rasmussen College also offers no-cost online courses to high school teachers and counselors.
Rasmussen College offers the following student services: alumni services, career services, a 24/7 student assistance hotline, and tutoring services. In addition, Rasmussen also offers an online form for individuals to request, at no obligation, more information about their innovative programs. Click on the "Quick Info" link to access the form and ask the school for more information.
Rasmussen College has a Program Participation Agreement with the US Department of Education for eligible students to receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g., Direct Loans). Additional aid options open to qualifying students of Rasmussen include grants, loans, scholarships, state aid, and work/study programs.
Rasmussen College is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges & Schools (NCA). Rasmussen College's Health Information Technician program is accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA) in cooperation with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Council on Accreditation. The Rasmussen College Practical Nursing Program is approved by the Minnesota Board of Nursing.