Anoka-Ramsey Community College

11200 Mississippi Blvd. NW, Coon Rapids,
MN, 55433-3470
Tel: (763)433-1100
9,485 students
Public institution

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Anoka-Ramsey Community College is an open-door, comprehensive higher education institution committed to excellence in teaching and learning. Anoka-Ramsey is committed to responding to the educational needs of its changing communities and to providing opportunities for enhancing knowledge, skills, and values in a supportive learning environment.
School Highlights:
Anoka-Ramsey Community College serves 9,485 students (36% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 24%.
Anoka-Ramsey Community College is one of 3 community colleges within Anoka County, MN.
The nearest community college is Anoka Technical College (4.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Anoka-Ramsey Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 9,485 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has decreased from 36:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.21 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment
9,485 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
3,416 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 6,069 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan -
1%
% Asian 2%
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 2%
7%
% Black 3%
12%
% White 89%
66%
% Two or more races 3%
2%
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. 0.21
0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,987 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,987 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,987 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,987 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Anoka-Ramsey Community College (ARCC) is a multi-campus institution and a member institution of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. The Coon Rapids Campus is located on the banks of the Mississippi River twenty miles north of downtown Minneapolis. The Cambridge Campus is located on west Highway 95 on the Rum River in Cambridge. Beginning in 1965 with 600 students in a wing of Centennial High School in Circle Pines, Anoka-Ramsey Community College has grown considerably. In 1967 the college moved to the current Coon Rapids Campus of approximately 103 acres. The Cambridge Campus opened in 1978 and has shown consistent growth in enrollment and facilities. In addition, students may complete many ARCC college courses at convenient off-site locations throughout the neighboring communities. During the 2003-2004 academic year, 9,798 students completed credit classes at the college. Annually, the college serves over 9,000 learners of all ages as they pursue associate degrees that transfer as the first two years of a bachelor's degree, or certificate programs that lead immediately to rewarding careers. Anoka-Ramsey Community College is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System. The college also focuses on providing professional development and continuing education programs for working adults. Over 7,000 students enroll in these courses each year. Anoka-Ramsey Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The Registered Nurse, AS program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. The Physical Therapist Assistant, AAS program is accredited by The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association. ARCC is governed by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees.

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