ASLCollege

College Admissions and Graduation Policies
Regarding American Sign Language

A project by Jason E. Zinza, PhD

Minnesota

Institution Name
Survey Date
Contact Telephone Number
ASL Study Satisfies Admissions Requirements
Number of Years of ASL Study
ASL Satisfies Graduation Requirements
Notes
Academy College8/26/2016952.851.0066No language pre-requisiteN/AYes No language requirement for graduation
American Academy of Acupuncture [does not offer undergraduate degrees] 8/26/2016651.631.0204N/AN/AN/AN/A
Argosy University - Twin Cities8/26/2016651.846.2882No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo language requirement for graduation
Art Institutes International - Minnesota [CLOSING IN 2018]8/26/2016800.777.3643No language pre-requisiteN/AYes No language requirement for graduation
Augsburg College8/30/2016612.330.1001Yes 2 yearsNoWill need to take a proficiency / placement exam in ASL if student took more than 2 years in high school. Can test out of the graduation requirement or transfer dual enrollment credits.
Bemidji State University8/29/2016218.755.2040Yes 2 yearsYes N/A
Bethany Lutheran College8/29/2016507.344.7000No language pre-requisiteN/AYes N/A
Bethel Seminary [does not offer undergraduate degrees]8/29/2016651.635.8000N/AN/AN/AN/A
Bethel University8/29/2016651.638.6400Yes 2 yearsNo Must take 1 semester of ASL on campus or transfer college / dual enrollment credits
Brown College [merged with Sanford College in 2016. See Sanford-Brown College]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Carleton College8/29/2016507.222.4190Yes 3 yearsNoMust take 1-2 semesters of a language offered on campus
College of St. Benedict8/29/2016320.363.5060Yes2 yearsNoMust take at least 1 semester of a language on campus
College of St. Scholastica8/29/2016800.447.5444Yes 3 yearsYes N/A
College of Visual Arts [CLOSED IN 2015]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Concordia College at Moorhead8/29/2016218.299.3004Yes2 yearsNoWill need to take 2 semesters of a spoken language
Concordia University - St. Paul8/30/2016651.641.8230Yes2 yearsYes N/A
Crossroads College [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Crown College8/29/2016952.446.4100No language pre-requisiteN/AYes N/A
DeVry University - Minnesota [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Duluth Business College8/29/2016218.722.4000No language pre-requisiteN/AYes N/A
Dunwoody College of Technology8/29/2016612.374.5800No language pre-requisiteN/AYes No languages offered or required
Globe University8/29/2016877.303.6060No language pre-requisiteN/AYes N/A
Globe University - Blaine8/29/2016877.303.6060No language pre-requisiteN/AYes N/A
Globe University - Brooklyn Center8/29/2016877.303.6060No language pre-requisiteN/AYes N/A
Globe University - Lakeville8/29/2016877.303.6060No language pre-requisiteN/AYes N/A
Globe University - Moorhead8/29/2016877.303.6060No language pre-requisiteN/AYes N/A
Globe University - Plymouth8/29/2016877.303.6060No language pre-requisiteN/AYes N/A
Globe University - Richfield8/29/2016877.303.6060No language pre-requisiteN/AYes N/A
Globe University - Rochester8/29/2016877.303.6060No language pre-requisiteN/AYes N/A
Globe University - St. Cloud8/29/2016877.303.6060No language pre-requisiteN/AYes N/A
Globe University - Woodbury8/29/2016877.303.6060No language pre-requisiteN/AYes N/A
Gustavus Adolphus College8/29/2016507.933.8000Yes2 yearsNoWill need to take 2 semesters of a spoken language or transfer dual enrollment credits in ASL
Hamline University8/29/2016651.523.2207Yes2 yearsYes N/A
Herzing University - Minneapolis8/29/2016800.596.0724No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
ITT Technical Institute - Eden Prairie [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Luther Seminary [does not offer undergraduate degrees]651.641.3521N/AN/AN/AN/A
Macalester College8/29/2016651.696.6357Yes2 yearsNoWill need to take 2 semesters or transfer dual enrollment credits in ASL
Madison Media Institute - Minneapolis8/31/2016888.928.8771No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo languages offered or required
Martin Luther College8/29/2016507.354.8221No language pre-requisiteN/AYes N/A
McNally Smith College of Music8/29/2016800.594.9500No language pre-requisiteN/AYes No languages offered or required
Metropolitan State University 8/29/2016651.793.1302Yes1 yearYes N/A
Metropolitan State University - Brooklyn Park8/29/2016651.793.1302Yes1 yearYes N/A
Metropolitan State University - Midway8/29/2016651.793.1302Yes1 yearYes N/A
Metropolitan State University - Minneapolis8/29/2016651.793.1302Yes1 yearYes N/A
Metropolitan State University - St. Paul8/29/2016651.793.1302Yes1 yearYes N/A
Minneapolis College of Art and Design8/29/2016612.874.3700No language pre-requisiteN/AYes N/A
Minnesota School of Business - Blaine8/29/2016763.225.8000No language pre-requisiteN/AYes N/A
Minnesota School of Business - Brooklyn Center [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Minnesota School of Business - Elk River [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Minnesota School of Business - Lakeview [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Minnesota School of Business - Moorhead8/29/2016218.422.1000No language pre-requisiteN/AYes N/A
Minnesota School of Business - Plymouth [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Minnesota School of Business - Richfield 8/29/2016612.861.2000No language pre-requisiteN/AYes No languages offered or required
Minnesota School of Business - Rochester8/29/2016507.536.9500No language pre-requisiteN/AYes No languages offered or required
Minnesota School of Business - Shakopee [CLOSED IN 2014]N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Minnesota School of Business - Waite Park8/30/2016320.257.2000No language pre-requisiteN/AYes N/A
Minnesota State University - Mankato8/30/2016507.389.1822Yes2 yearsYes N/A
Minnesota State University - Moorhead8/29/2016218.477.2161No language pre-requisiteN/AYes N/A
National American University - Bloomington8/29/2016952.356.3600No language pre-requisiteN/AYes N/A
National American University - Brooklyn Center8/29/2016763.852.7500No language pre-requisiteN/AYes No languages offered or required
National American University - Roseville8/29/2016651.855.6300No language pre-requisiteN/AYes No languages offered or required
North Central University8/29/2016800.289.6222No language pre-requisiteN/ADepends on major / minorB.A. students must take a proficiency exam in ASL. B.S. students do not need to take further language
Northwestern Health Sciences University8/29/2016952.885.5409No language pre-requisiteN/AYes No languages offered or required
Oak Hills Christian University8/29/2016218.751.8670Yes2 yearsYes N/A
Rasmussen College - Blaine6/24/2016763.795.4720No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Rasmussen College - Bloomington8/29/2016952.545.2000No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo languages offered or required
Rasmussen College - Brooklyn Park8/29/2016763.493.4500No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo languages offered or required
Rasmussen College - Eagan8/29/2016651.687.9000No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo languages offered or required
Rasmussen College - Lake Elmo8/29/2016651.259.6600No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo languages offered or required
Rasmussen College - Mankato8/29/2016507.625.6556No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo languages offered or required
Rasmussen College - Moorhead8/29/2016218.304.6200No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Rasmussen College - St. Cloud8/29/2016320.251.5600No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo languages offered or required
Sanford-Brown College8/29/2016763.279.2400No language pre-requisiteN/AYes No languages offered or required
Southwest Minnesota State University8/29/2016507.537.6286Yes2 yearsYesN/A
St. Catherine University8/29/2016651.690.6000Yes3 yearsDepends on major / minorMust take proficiency exam. If scores above intermediate level, graduation requirements are fulfilled
St. Cloud State University8/29/2016877.654.7278Yes2 yearsYes N/A
St. John’s University8/29/2016320.363.2011Yes2 yearsNoNeed to take at least 1 semester of language on campus
St. Mary's University of Minnesota - Twin Cities8/29/2016800.635.5987No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
St. Mary's University of Minnesota - Winona8/29/2016800.635.5987No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
St. Mary’s University of Minnesota8/29/2016800.635.5987No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
St. Mary’s University of Minnesota - Rochester8/29/2016800.635.5987No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
St. Olaf College8/31/2016507.786.3025Yes2 yearsNoWill need to take 2 semesters of language on campus. Students with 3+ years in high school may petition the world languages center to have the graduation requirement waived
United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities [does not offer undergraduate degrees]651.633.4311N/AN/AN/AN/A
University of Minnesota - Crookston8/30/2016218.281.8569Yes2 yearsYesN/A
University of Minnesota - Duluth8/29/2016218.726.7171Yes2 yearsYesN/A
University of Minnesota - Morris8/29/2016888.866.3382Yes2 yearsYesN/A
University of Minnesota - Rochester8/29/2016507.258.8686Yes2 yearsNoAll students required to take Spanish on campus for 3 years
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities8/30/2016612.625.2008Yes2 yearsDepends on major / minorCollege of Liberal Arts requires a proficiency exam. Based on results, more ASL courses might be required to fulfill the graduation requirement. Can also transfer dual enrollment credits
University of Northwestern - St. Paul8/29/2016651.631.5111Yes3 yearsYesN/A
University of St. Thomas8/29/2016651.962.6150Yes2 yearsNoWill need to take a proficiency exam to determine of graduation requirements can be fulfilled. ASL courses are offered through a partnership with St. Catherine University
Walden University8/29/2016866.492.5336No language pre-requisiteN/AYesN/A
Winona State University8/29/2016507.457.5000 or 800.342.5978Yes1 yearYesN/A

Understanding the Policies

Institutions may require 1, 2, 3, or 4 years of ASL study at the high school level to satisfy the foreign / world language admissions requirements.