Riverland Community College

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

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Riverland is a regional comprehensive community college inspiring learning for living through a personalized educational environment.
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.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Riverland 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 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
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
1,467 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 1,778 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan -
1%
% Asian 1%
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 7%
7%
% Black 2%
12%
% White 88%
66%
% Two or more races 2%
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. 0.22
0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,522 is less than the state average of $6,030. 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 $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,522 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,522 $10,175
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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