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Rochester Community and Technical College

Rochester, MN 2-Year Public
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RCTC Admissions

If you are applying to RCTC, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is August 15 and the fee for the application costs $20.

RCTC Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of RCTC's admissions stats.

RCTC 2022 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Waitlist No

Rochester Community and Technical College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Rochester Community and Technical College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––
Regular Decision Yes August 24 ––

Applying Early to RCTC?

RCTC does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Rochester Community and Technical College Admissions

How To Get Into Rochester Community and Technical College

It is not competitive to get into RCTC. RCTC has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, RCTC **accepted .

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like RCTC, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores. Admissions to allied health programs is program moderately difficult.

Transferring to Rochester Community and Technical College

It is not competitive to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to RCTC

RCTC has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into RCTC?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out. Curious about the factors that are considered by RCTC during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with RCTC for more information on admission factors.

RCTC 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to RCTC, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with RCTC's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into RCTC?

RCTC has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

RCTC does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

RCTC is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Rochester Community and Technical College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to RCTC.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is August 24.

RCTC Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to RCTC?

❌ Students who are admitted to RCTC must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does RCTC accept transfer credits?

✅ RCTC accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. RCTC accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Do I have to submit test scores to RCTC?

✅ RCTC is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at RCTC?

❌ RCTC does not offer early decision.

Want To Learn More About RCTC?

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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RCTC Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission



RCTC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 24

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to RCTC is Aug 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to RCTC is Aug 24.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs



Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

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Campus Setting

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Tuition and Fees

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