Welcome to Takoda Institute, A Division of Higher Education.
Here you’ll find the information you need to become an informed consumer of Takoda Institute. From financial aid facts and forms, to information from our Student Services and Career Services departments, to academic information including course information, textbooks, and catalogs are all available here.
The Takoda Institute will also provide any specific consumer information documents or reports upon request in writing. To receive a copy, please send a written request to the Office of Student Services directly and allow the staff twenty four hours to process your request and to send your requested information to you.
Explore our student consumer information page, and if you are thinking about attending Takoda Institute, go to our school site where you can learn even more about our creative community.
Financial Aid Facts
At Takoda Institute financial aid is available to those who qualify. We’re here to help you understand what you need to know to fund your creative education. If you want to speak with someone in person, please contact a financial aid representative at 1.612.341.3358 ext 146.
Net Price Calculator (NPC)
If you are a first time student in college and planning to attend full time, please visit our Net Price Calculator to get an early approximation of your potential costs to attend Takoda Institute. All financial results are only an approximation based on the information you will supply and cannot be considered an actual award. To be considered for federal or state (if applicable) financial aid, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The calculator is not intended for transfer, readmitted, international, graduate, part time or continuing students.
Financial Aid Changes
Every year, many of the federal aid policies, practices, and awards are up for review and approval by the federal government. The government also maintains the right to modify all federal aid policies at any time during the year should there be budgetary or regulation issues that need to be addressed immediately. Starting with the new financial aid award year that begins officially on July 1st, each year, the attached document highlights the pending changes in financial aid awarding and policy. The Financial Aid Office will be able to answer any specific questions regarding how these changes might or might not affect you and your financial aid award for the coming school year. Please refer to Federal aid website for additional information.
The following links will help you find the information you need to finance your education.
Types of Financial Aid
Financial aid information is published online and available in print upon request. Visit our Financial Aid guide for more information.
Notice of Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations
For information about eligibility requirements for federal student aid programs, please click here for school specific information. This document will provide further helpful information from the Department of Education.
Financial Aid Cost of Attendance
The financial aid office uses an estimate of direct and indirect costs to determine how much financial aid a student may be eligible for. Direct costs include tuition, fees, some books and supplies and institutional housing. Indirect costs include estimates of other living expenses, transportation and personal expenses. Examples of the cost of attendance estimates used can be found by clicking here.
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)
When a borrower receives a Federal loan or a Pell grant, the information must be submitted to the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS). Information in NSLDS is accessible to schools, lenders, and guarantors that are authorized users of the data system. Students are also able to log in and access all of their federal loan and Pell grant information. Students will need to have their FSA ID in order to access their information.
State Grant Assistance
Takoda Institute participates in eligible Minnesota state grant/aid programs. See ohe.state.mn for potential programs and further information.
The Financial Aid Shopping Sheet Web Page
The Shopping Sheet is a model aid award letter designed to simplify the information that prospective students receive about costs and financial aid so they can easily compare institutions and make informed decisions about where to attend school. Further information on the Shopping Sheet can be accessed here.
The College Scorecard Web Site
A planning tool and resource to assist prospective students and their families as they evaluate options in selecting a school and is located at here.
The College Navigator Web Site
A consumer tool that provides school information to include tuition and fees, retention and graduation rates, use of financial aid, student loan default rates and features a cost calculator and school comparison tool. The College Navigator is located here.
The Paying for College Web page
Which can be used by prospective students to enter the names of up to three schools and receive detailed financial information on each one and to enter actual financial aid award information. The tool can be accessed here.
If you have tried to resolve a dispute you have about your Federal Student Aid and you have not been able to do so, you may need to contact the Federal Student Aid Ombudsman Group of the U. S. Department of Education.
By Phone: 877-557-2575
By FAX: 202-275-0549
By U.S. Postal Mail: U. S. Department of Education FSA Ombudsman Group 830 First Street, N. E. Fourth Floor Washington, D.C. 20202-5144
At Takoda Institute our programs in the areas of administration, IT and patient services are typically taught by industry professionals who bring their real-world experience into the classroom.
The following links provide you with the information you need to understand what we offer, how our schools are accredited, and how much it will cost to attend our school so you can make the right decision about your creative education.
Average Credits Attempted Per Term and Average Time to Graduation
Note: The data below includes only programs or degree types that had continuously enrolled graduates to report. If a degree or credential type did not have continuously enrolled graduates, that is, if graduates did not complete the program from start to finish without interruption in their coursework, data for that credential type is not included or reported.
Students take an average of 15 credits per quarter for diploma programs.
Diploma programs: It will take approximately 3 quarters (9 months) of successful course completion at a 15 credit load.
Changing programs, taking time off from coursework, registering for fewer hours or unsuccessful attempts at course completion may increase the total length of the program and overall cost of education. Transfer credits awarded toward your program may decrease the overall length and cost of education. Data reported is based on graduates in each program type and may not be indicative of future outcomes. Credential types with less than ten graduates are not presented.
Refund Policy, Requirements for Withdrawal, and Return of Title IV (Federal) Financial Aid
To find more information regarding our refund policies please see our Student Handbook.
Academic Program Cost Sheet
Academic Programs/Educational Programs
Review the courses we offer on our Student Catalog.
Our facilities are modeled after real-world working environments. To find out more about our labs and classrooms, explore our Student Catalog.
Many of our instructors have real-world experience in their chosen field. A list of our faculty can be found on our handbook page here.
Transfer of Credit Policies can be found reviewing our Student Catalog
Accreditation and Licensing
Information regarding accreditation and licensing, including education program accreditation, can be found here. This information can also be found in our catalog. If you would like to review the official accreditation and licensing documentation, they can be found in the President’s office. If you would like to review the official accreditation and licensing documentation, they can be found in the President’s office.
Privacy of Student Records – Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
To find out more about your rights as a student, including the rights and procedures relating to your right to view your education records, click here.
Information regarding student diversity can be found in our Student Diversity document.
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
With specific guidance from our accrediting bodies and the federal government, the school has established a mandatory Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) policy in order to help provide guidelines for students in maintaining their academic progress towards completion of a degree. Failure to comply with the established SAP policy could result in a loss of financial aid eligibility along with eventual academic probation and dismissal. Please be aware that dropping courses, reducing course load and failing courses will negatively affect your academic progress. The school has established periodic checkpoints to monitor student progress and to provide early intervention and corrective measures when appropriate. It is the student’s responsibility to be aware of and understand the current SAP policy. The policy can be found school catalog. Please contact your student academic advisor with any questions regarding the policy or to review your
A list of textbooks for our courses can be found by contacting the Office of Student Services. Takoda Institute rents textbooks to students to reduce costs.
Student Services Revealed
Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy
At Takoda Institute, we take issues surrounding your health and safety very seriously. Information about our school security policies, crime statistics and crime logs can be found in our crime report. Additional safety information regarding our drug and alcohol prevention program and vaccination policies (if state-required) can be found in our student handbook.
Information regarding our disability services can be found by clicking here.
We are providing this training program to educate students, faculty, and staff about Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination (SaVE) Act and the VAWA/Clery Act. This training provides information on several topics relevant to college life: sexuality, sexual violence prevention, dating/domestic violence and stalking prevention, bystander intervention, and discrimination prevention.
The training also provides resources for reporting and resolving violence. Our schools prohibit the crimes of dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. These crimes will not be tolerated and will result in sanctions up to and including expulsion.
In the event of an emergency, our alert system will be enabled where timely information and instruction regarding the status of the emergency will be provided. Students will receive emergency messages via email.
Voter Registration for Students
United States citizens who are students of voting age can find voter information specific to their state of residence while attending school by clicking here.
Our vaccination policy can be found by clicking here.
Drug and Alcohol Policies
Policies regarding drug and alcohol use can be found by clicking here.
Copyright Infringement Policies and Sanctions
Policies regarding copyright infringement and sanctions regarding violation of those policies can be found by clicking here.
State Contact Information for Student Complaints
Please click here for state consumer complaint contact information.
The Student Right to Know Act, as regulated by the Department of Education requires the publishing of graduation rates, as defined by the Department of Education.
Annual Retention Rates
For information on our annual retention rates, please click here.
Licensure, Credentialing and Other Student Outcomes Graduate Statistics
The Career Services Department partners with students and graduates to seek appropriate employment during all stages of your education. Placement Rate data can be found by visiting our Gainful Employment pages. When there, please make sure to have the right campus location and to select your program of choice.
Gainful Employment Data
Click here to see gainful employment data for this location.