Mesabi Range College

Tel: (218)741-3095
1,373 students
Public institution
Mesabi Range Community and Technical 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 Community and Technical College will lead Northeastern Minnesota in accessible, innovative, and high quality learning and educational opportunities. Mesabi Range Community and Technical College values leadership in learning through innovation, excellence, integrity, and accountability.
School Highlights:
Mesabi Range College serves 1,373 students (61.40% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 32%.
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 47% over five years.
College Mesabi Range College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 44 staff
61 staff
Mesabi Range College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,373 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,373 students 1,296 students
Mesabi Range College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
Mesabi Range College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 843 students
810 students
Mesabi Range College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 530 students
1,036 students
Mesabi Range College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Mesabi Range College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Mesabi Range College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Mesabi Range College Hispanic (2010-2013)
% Black
Mesabi Range College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Mesabi Range College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Mesabi Range College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Mesabi Range College Unknown (2006-2013)
Mesabi Range College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average 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. 0.15 0.53
Mesabi Range College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,310 is less than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,492 is less than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,310 $5,694
Mesabi Range College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,492 $10,252
Mesabi Range College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 87%
Mesabi Range College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)


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: 2005 (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
  • 1,368 students | 18.80 Mi1515 E 25th St
    Hibbing, MN 55746
  • 712 students | 42.20 Mi1900 E Camp St
    Ely, MN 55731
  • 1,250 students | 48.30 Mi1851 Hwy 169 East
    Grand Rapids, MN 55744
  • 5,186 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 0.28, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Saint Louis County, MN is Lake Superior College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.