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Anoka Ramsey Community College


Anoka Ramsey Community College
Cambridge Campus
300 Polk Street South
Cambridge, MN 55008

Coon Rapids Campus
11200 Mississippi Blvd NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55433-3470


Each year, Anoka Ramsey Community College serves over 9,000 students of all ages at its two campuses in Cambridge and Coon Rapids. Students here can pursue associate degrees that transfer as the first two years of a bachelor's degree or certificate programs that immediately lead to careers. The Minnesota college also focuses on providing professional development and continuing education programs for working adults, of which over 7,000 students take part in each year.

Career programs include nursing, business, computer networking, biomedical technology, as well as courses in glass blowing, Chinese language and American Sign Language. At this Minnesota college, students can learn either in classrooms or online through Anoka Ramsey Community College's distance learning program.

Student life programs include theater, band, choir, newspaper, Phi Theta Kappa honor society and intramural sports and clubs. The Minnesota college also offers student-center services, including tutoring and TRIO, a federally funded support program for first-generation college students.

Also, thanks to a partnership with its sister college, Zhaoging University in Zhaoging, China, students, faculty and staff are able to participate in an exchange program that helps students develop new cultural perspectives, as well as an understanding of the customs, lifestyles and traditions of China.

Quick Facts:

  • Anoka Ramsey Community College is currently considering a name change to Bridgeway College, because the name bridges the gap between its two campuses in Cambridge and Coon Rapids

  • The 34,000-square-foot Cambridge Campus Center is currently under construction at the Minnesota college and should be ready for its debut in the fall of 2007.

  • Forty-two percent of Anoka Ramsey Community College students attend classes full-time.

  • Of Anoka Ramsey Community College's population, 64 percent are female.

  • Anoka Ramsey Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
  • This school profile has been compiled and updated by The CollegeBound Network. The school is not affiliated with The CollegeBound Network and shall not be considered a sponsor of this program.
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