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The Minnesota Office of Higher Education is a cabinet-level state agency providing students with financial aid programs and information to help them gain access to postsecondary education. The agency also serves as the state's clearinghouse for data, research and analysis on postsecondary enrollment, financial aid, finance and trends.

The Minnesota State Grant Program is the largest financial aid program administered by the Office of Higher Education, awarding more than $210 million in need-based grants to Minnesota residents attending eligible colleges, universities and career schools in Minnesota. The agency oversees other state scholarship programs, tuition reciprocity programs, a student loan program, Minnesota's 529 College Savings Plan, licensing and an early college awareness program and initiatives for youth.

Minnesota Office of Higher Education Affirmative Action Plan

Employee/Applicant Request for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Reasonable Accommodation Form

If you have additional questions about reasonable accommodations, contact an agency, college, or university's ADA Coordinator and/or Affirmative Action Officer. To locate the contact information for an agency, college, or university's ADA Coordinator and/or Affirmative Action Officer, refer to the corresponding affirmative action plan located on the Agency AAPs tab of the Affirmative Action page on Minnesota Management and Budget's website or the ADA Statewide webpage here.

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