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Anoka Technical College Overview

Located in Anoka, Minnesota, Anoka Technical College is a public institution. Anoka is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

What Is Anoka Technical College Known For?

908 Undergraduate Awards
  • The undergraduate certificate is the highest award offered at Anoka Technical College.
  • For the 2019-2020 academic year, 58% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, Anoka Technical College bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $44,164 a year. That's about 8% more than their peers at other schools.

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Anoka Technical College Rankings

We have ranked Anoka Technical College as #371 out of 2,018 colleges and universities in the country in our 2023 Best Colleges list.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Anoka Technical College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#129 Best Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Anoka Technical College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Legal Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Legal Support Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Value Legal Professions Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Quality Control Technology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Value Precision Production Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Precision Metal Working Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Precision Production Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Health/Medical Admin Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#50 Best Value Health Professions Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#188 Best Health Professions Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Anoka Technical College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#2 Best Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist Schools College Factual
#7 Best Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant & Medical Secretary Schools College Factual
#12 Best Precision Metal Working Schools College Factual
#13 Best Precision Production Schools College Factual
#20 Best Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician Schools College Factual
#85 Best Healthcare Associate Degree Schools Healthcare Degree Search

Where Is Anoka Technical College?


Contact details for Anoka Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1355 Highway 10 West, Anoka, MN 55303
Phone: 763-433-1100

How Do I Get Into Anoka Technical College?

You can apply to Anoka Technical College online at:

Anoka Technical College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Anoka Technical College?

40% Take Out Loans
6.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Anoka Technical College, approximately 40% of students took out student loans averaging $5,827 a year. That adds up to $23,308 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Anoka Technical College is 6.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Anoka Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

802 Full-Time Undergraduates
40% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,683 undergraduate students at Anoka Technical College, with 802 being full-time and 881 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 802 full-time undergraduates at Anoka Technical College, 60% are male and 40% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Anoka Technical College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 39
Black or African American 69
Hispanic or Latino 42
White 591
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 61

Online Learning at Anoka Technical College

371 Took All Classes Online
788 Took At Least One Class Online
17.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 788 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Anoka Technical College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 38th most popular in Minnesota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of Anoka Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Anoka Technical College was 17.7%. This is the #1,130 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Anoka Technical College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Anoka Technical College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business, Management & Marketing 25%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 19%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Anoka Technical College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Anoka Technical College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Legal Support Services #97
Legal Professions #166
Business Support & Assistant Services #175
Health & Medical Administrative Services #483

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Anoka Technical College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 129 0 42 171
Precision Metal Working 115 22 32 169
Health & Medical Administrative Services 28 23 24 75
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 29 27 13 69
Information Technology 44 0 16 60
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 52 0 0 52
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 17 10 14 41
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 0 39 39
Business Support & Assistant Services 23 8 7 38
Computer Engineering Technology 0 26 0 26
Legal Support Services 11 9 4 24
Allied Health Professions 0 19 0 19
Recreation Administration 8 5 6 19
Business Administration & Management 12 6 0 18
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 0 18 18
Human Resource Management 17 0 0 17
Computer Programming 0 0 16 16
Computer Information Systems 15 0 0 15
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 8 5 13
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 6 0 6
Data Processing 0 2 0 2
Building Management & Inspection 1 0 0 1
Horticulture 0 0 0 0
Accounting 0 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0 0
Human Development & Family Studies 0 0 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 501 171 236 908


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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