Saint Paul College — A Community & Technical College

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Saint Paul College is a community and technical college located in St. Paul, MN.

With over 70 career-focused and transfer programs and degrees, at Saint Paul College you can start here and go anywhere.
School Highlights:
Saint Paul College — A Community & Technical College serves 6,740 students (41% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 42:1 is higher than the community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
Saint Paul College — A Community & Technical College is one of 4 community colleges within Ramsey County, MN.
The nearest community college is McNally Smith College of Music (0.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 161 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
College Saint Paul College — A Community & Technical 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 161 staff
61 staff
Saint Paul College — A Community & Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 6,740 has grown by 25% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.74 is more than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 25% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,740 students 1,296 students
Saint Paul College — A Community & Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 42:1
21:1
Saint Paul College — A Community & Technical College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,787 students
814 students
Saint Paul College — A Community & Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3,953 students
1,040 students
Saint Paul College — A Community & Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Saint Paul College — A Community & Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Saint Paul College — A Community & Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
17%
5%
Saint Paul College — A Community & Technical College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
8%
21%
Saint Paul College — A Community & Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
29%
15%
Saint Paul College — A Community & Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
37%
51%
Saint Paul College — A Community & Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
6%
3%
Saint Paul College — A Community & Technical College More (2010-2013)
Saint Paul College — A Community & Technical 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. 0.74 0.68
Saint Paul College — A Community & Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,198 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,198 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,198 $5,660
Saint Paul College — A Community & Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,198 $10,250
Saint Paul College — A Community & Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91%
89%
Saint Paul College — A Community & Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 100% 81%

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. African American Association, All Nations Student Association, American Sign Language Interpreters Association, Association of Computing Machinery, Counter Culture Christian Club, El Futuro, Environmental Action Society, Ethiopian Student Association, Kappa Beta Delta, Muslim Student Association, PRISM Campus Alliance, Phi Theta Kappa, Saint Paul College Yoga Association, SkillsUSA, Somali Student Association, Students in Recovery El Futuro, SkillsUSA, African American Association,
All Nations Student Association,
American Sign Language Interpreters Association,
Association of Computing Machinery,
Counter Culture Christian Club,
Environmental Action Society,
Ethiopian Student Association,
Kappa Beta Delta,
Muslim Student Association,
PRISM Campus Alliance,
Phi Theta Kappa,
Saint Paul College Yoga Association,
Somali Student Association,
Students in Recovery,
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Saint Paul College is a student-centered, open access, comprehensive community and technical college within the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System (MnSCU).
  • The College provides transfer and occupational programs, workforce training, educational outreach, student development programs and life-long learning opportunities.
  • Saint Paul College has been educating people for employment since 1910. Saint Paul College is the oldest of the metro area's public two-year colleges. Recently, it was recognized as one of the top 50 fastest growing public two-year colleges in the nation, and in 2002 was ranked among the top five of Minnesota's community and technical colleges.
  • Offering a breadth of liberal arts and technical programs, Saint Paul College continues its long-standing commitment to the people in the community it serves. We are a community and technical college, which means you can choose to pursue an Associate in Arts (AA) Degree and complete the first two years of a bachelor's degree or select one of our many technical programs.
  • Technical programs provide hands-on applications in the latest technology or in a time-honored craft. Saint Paul College offers 34 Associate Degree programs including the AA degree; 70 diploma and certificate programs.
  • Saint Paul College A Community & Technical College, is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The College also holds program-specific accreditation for severalprogram areas.

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Did You Know?
For Minnesota public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,340 per year for in-state students and $6,914 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,337 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Minnesota is 74%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Minnesota 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 0.52, which is equal to the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Minnesota is The Art Institutes International-Minnesota. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.