South Central College

Tel: (507)389-7200
3,707 students
Public institution

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South Central College is a Minnesota Community and Technical College with a history of academic excellence since 1946. The college has campuses in two great communities: Faribault and Mankato.
School Highlights:
South Central College serves 3,707 students (48% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 24%.
South Central College is the only community colleges within Nicollet County, MN.
The nearest community college is Bethany Lutheran College (2.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
South Central 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 3,707 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 46% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,707 students
1,287 students
South Central College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,769 students
832 students
South Central College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,938 students
1,021 students
South Central College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
South Central College sch enrollment South Central College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
South Central College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
6%
7%
South Central College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
2%
12%
South Central College Black (2006-2012)
% White
90%
66%
South Central College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
South Central College More (2010-2012)
South Central College sch ethnicity South Central 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. 0.19 0.45
South Central College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,355 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,355 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,355 $5,845
South Central College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,355 $10,047
South Central College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

South Central College offers Associate in Arts, Associate in Applied Science, Associate in Science (degrees), diplomas, and certificates. South Central College has more than 50 quality program options with industry-savvy instructors. Many programs have evening degree completion opportunities. South Central College offers a variety of online courses. South Central College offers on-campus child care, career counseling and academic support services including tutoring and ADA assistance. South Central College enjoys established relationships with regional businesses and industries that provide great employment opportunities for students and graduates. South Central College offers a unique agriculture education "2 plus 2" program in collaboration with the University of Minnesota.

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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.