Rasmussen College is dedicated to serving our communities by recognizing the diverse needs of individuals. We encourage personal and professional development through respect, appreciation, and a commitment to general education as a foundation for life-long learning. As an institution of higher learning, the College is committed to preparing students to be active, productive and successful contributors to a global community.
|College||Rasmussen College-Mankato||Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Associates--Private For-profit||Associate of Arts Colleges|
|Institution Level||4 or more years||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Institution Control||Private, for-profit||Public|
|Total Enrollment||690 students||1,296 students|
|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.||0.12||0.53|
|% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid||97%||89%|
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS
- Rasmussen College is a private, for profit, two-year degree granting College with campuses in Brooklyn Park, Eagan, Mankato, Minnetonka, St. Cloud and an Online Division. Rasmussen College was founded in 1900 by Walter Rasmussen. The College offers day, evening, and online classes and awards Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees as well as diplomas and certificates in a variety of career areas. Rasmussen College specializes in career-focused training designed to provide you with maximum job placement potential. A Rasmussen College education is personalized, technology-intensive, focused, and innovative. You can graduate in as little as 9-months or earn a two-year degree. Rasmussen College is a leader in career education for one reason – our people. Our success depends on hiring the right people; creative people who deliver exceptional student services, inspired classroom instruction, and innovative operational management. Rasmussen College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges & Schools (NCA).
- College Location Mi. Students
579 students | 2.20 Mi700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001
3,323 students | 4.50 Mi1920 Lee Blvd
North Mankato, MN 56003
111 students | 45.80 Mi1200 Shakopee Town Square
Shakopee, MN 55379
1,045 students | 54.00 Mi7905 Golden Triangle Drive, Suite 100
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
9,427 students | 54.10 Mi9700 France Ave S
Bloomington, MN 55431
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