Minnesota Community Colleges

There are 58 community colleges located throughout Minnesota (40 public colleges and 18 private colleges), serving 143,972 students.
For Minnesota community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,355 per year for in-state students and $5,522 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,300 per year (view national tuition costs).
The average community college acceptance rate in Minnesota is 83% (view national acceptance rates).
Minnesota community colleges have a diversity score of 0.42, which is lower than the national average of 0.67 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 25% (majority Black and Asian) and the student:teacher ratio is 33:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(MN) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
5%
Hispanic
4%
Black
8%
White
75%
Two or more races
3%
Unknown
4%
MN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

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Recent Articles
December 07, 2016
Today's high school dropout rates call for drastic measures, and community colleges are taking action to help keep students in high school. Learn about their innovative programs and how your local community college is keeping high school students on campus.
December 07, 2016
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