Mesabi Range College

Tel: (800)657-3860
1,373 students
Public institution
  • Mesabi Range College provides high quality education resulting in rewarding employment, lifelong learning, and the enriched lives of our students and community. Mesabi Range is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and is part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System (MnSCU). Mesabi Range College will lead Northeastern Minnesota in accessible, innovative, and high quality learning and educational opportunities. Mesabi Range College values leadership in learning through innovation, excellence, integrity, and accountability.
School Highlights
Mesabi Range College serves 1,373 students (61% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is lower than the state community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 25%.
Mesabi Range College is one of 6 community colleges within Saint Louis County, MN.
The nearest community college is Mesabi Range College - Eveleth Campus (3.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
College Mesabi Range College (MN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 44 staff 51 staff
Mesabi Range College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 1,373 has declined by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has grown by 54% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,373 students 1,083 students
Mesabi Range College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 31:1 33:1
Mesabi Range College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 843 students 667 students
Mesabi Range College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 530 students 530 students
Mesabi Range College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Mesabi Range College Enrollment Breakdown MN All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Mesabi Range College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
Mesabi Range College Hispanic (2010-2014)
% Black
Mesabi Range College Black (2006-2014)
% White
Mesabi Range College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
Mesabi Range College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
Mesabi Range College Ethnicity Breakdown MN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.37 0.42
Mesabi Range College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $5,293 is less than the state average of $5,355. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,248 is more than the state average of $5,522. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,293 $5,355
Mesabi Range College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,248 $5,522
Mesabi Range College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Softball, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Football, Golf,
Softball, Volleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Gaming Club, Human Services Club, Nursing Club, Student Senate/Student Life, Theatre, Welding Club Art Club, Gaming Club, Nursing Club, Theatre, Welding Club, Human Services Club,
Student Senate/Student Life,
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Located in the heart of beautiful northern Minnesota, Mesabi range has small class sizes and a strong tradition of successful academics, intercollegiate athletics, student government and student life.  Exceppent placement rates and high paying jobs in most of our career programs.
  • *  The college foundation awards $105,000 in scholarhsips annualy
  • *  Women's volleyball, basketball, softball and golf;  men's football, basketball, baseball and golf
  • *  International study, student government, theatre, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, career program clubs and a strong student life program
  • *  Semi-furnished apartments on the Virginia Campus

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 1,373 students | 3.30 Mi1100 Industrial Park Drive
    Eveleth MN  55734
  • 1,302 students | 18.80 Mi1515 E 25th St
    Hibbing MN  55746
  • 712 students | 42.20 Mi1900 East Camp Street
    Ely MN  55731
  • 1,222 students | 48.30 Mi1851 Hwy 169 East
    Grand Rapids MN  55744
  • 5,101 students | 54.50 Mi2101 Trinity Rd
    Duluth MN  55811
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Did You Know?
Saint Louis County, MN community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.24, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Saint Louis County, MN is Mesabi Range College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.