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College Prep Program

Join the College Prep Program today for free!

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College Prep at NHCC offers free, flexible, online college preparation courses designed to strengthen academic and computer skills and help you prepare for college-level work.

With College Prep you will:

  • Receive one-on-one instructor feedback 
  • Learn valuable study strategies
  • Strengthen reading, writing, and math skills
  • Be able to complete College Prep courses on-campus and/or remotely (online)

How can you get started in College Prep?

  1. Contact College Prep at 763-488-0445 to receive information
  2. Review the expectations and eligibility for College Prep students
  3. Sign up for a College Prep orientation (different than college orientation)
  4. Complete an NHCC application to start College Prep courses


  • Students must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Current high school students are not eligible to participate.
  • Students may not be enrolled in another ABE program
  • Student must have a GED or high school diploma.
  • ACCUPLACER scores must be above ABE level
  • Students not enrolled in NHCC courses must have a 7+ score on the D TABE Reading test
  • Current NHCC students may co-enroll in college courses and College Prep, as long as they are registered for less than 10 college credits.
  • Current NHCC students may co-enroll with a score less than 7 on the D TABE Reading test

College Prep is a joint venture between NHCC and Osseo Adult Basic Education (ABE).



Contact Information


Fall Office Hours
Monday: 11:30am-2:30pm
Tuesday: 9am-4pm
Wednesday: 9am-4pm
Thursday: 9am-4pm
Friday: 9am-1pm

Learning Resource Center
(LRC Building)
Room 154 next to computers for student use