Riverland Community College

1900 8th Ave NW, Austin
MN, 55912-1473
Tel: (507)433-0600
3,245 students
Public institution

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School Highlights:
Riverland Community College serves 3,245 students (45% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 24%.
Riverland Community College is the only community colleges within Mower County, MN.
The nearest community college is North Iowa Area Community College (35.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Riverland Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 3,245 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,245 students
1,287 students
Riverland Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,467 students
832 students
Riverland Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,778 students
1,021 students
Riverland Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Riverland Community College sch enrollment Riverland Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Riverland Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
7%
7%
Riverland Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
2%
12%
Riverland Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
88%
66%
Riverland Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Riverland Community College More (2010-2012)
Riverland Community College sch ethnicity Riverland Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.22 0.45
Riverland Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,522 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,522 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,522 $5,845
Riverland Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,522 $10,047
Riverland Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Our locations in Albert Lea, Austin, and at the Owatonna College & University Center provide easy access to more than 50 career programs or the first two years of a bachelor's degree. Our partnerships with other colleges and universities also allow our students to earn bachelor's degrees without having to leave southern Minnesota. Our support services help students improve study skills, locate resources, resolve personal issues, make strong career decisions, pay for college, or arrange the details of a smooth college transfer. The college offers more than 55 career programs or 32 transfer programs. These include technical programs that train students for great jobs in as little as nine months and liberal arts degrees that easily transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Students may select from a variety of programs and earn associate degrees, diplomas and certificates. The Austin Campus of Riverland Community College includes the Austin East and West Buildings and College Park Student Housing. On this campus, students pursue career and liberal arts majors in a small-town collegiate atmosphere. Austin is a community of more than 20,000 with extensive parks, shopping and recreation opportunities for students. Opportunities in theatre, music, clubs, intercollegiate sports, and student government provide an easy way to meet new friends, share talents, develop leadership skills, and make dreams happen. In every program, our students have access to state-of-the-art technologies. Interactive television and online classes make learning accessible despite the challenges of time and location. The college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Did You Know?
For Minnesota public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,101 per year for in-state students and $5,675 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,832 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Minnesota is 75%. 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 0.41, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.