Returning Student

I previously attended Riverland and earned one or more credits. I would like to return after a break in enrollment.

  1. Apply
    1. If it has been 5 or more years since you last attended Riverland, please complete the Riverland application
    2. If it has been less than 5 years – fill out an intent to return form 

                           * once we receive this you will recieve an acceptance letter with your                                   next steps. 

  1. Send Riverland your College Transcripts
    1. If you have not attended any college/university other than Riverland, continue to step 3.
    2. You will need to send Riverland transcripts from ALL colleges outside of the Minnesota State system.
  2. Apply for Financial Aid at
  3. Assessment/NSR/Advising
    1. If you did not successfully complete Freshman English or your Accuplacer Reading scores are over 3 years old you will need to retake the accuplacer
  4. Apply for Riverland Scholarships
  5. Buy your books at the Riverland Bookstore
  6. Pay your tuition on time, view tuition due dates

Need Help?

Contact Taylor in the Admissions Office or stop by any of our campus locations: Austin, Albert Lea, and Owatonna.

Phone: 507-433-0600
Text: 507-440-4236

Frequently Asked Questions