Pine Technical College

Tel: (320)629-5100
1,045 students
Public institution
Our mission is to provide superior education and services that enhance the communities we serve.
School Highlights:
Pine Technical College serves 1,045 students (33% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 24%.
Pine Technical College is the only community colleges within Pine County, MN.
The nearest community college is Minnesota School of Business-Elk River (44.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 32% over five years.
Pine Technical College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 37 staff
59 staff
Pine Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,045 teachers has grown by 34% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 66% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,045 students
1,282 students
Pine Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1
Pine Technical College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
345 students
810 students
Pine Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 700 students
1,017 students
Pine Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Pine Technical College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Pine Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Pine Technical College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Pine Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Pine Technical College Black (2007-2013)
% White
Pine Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Pine Technical College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Pine Technical College Unknown (2006-2013)
Pine 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. 0.20 0.53
Pine Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,065 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,741 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,065 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,741 $10,294
Pine Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 98%
Pine Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Pine Technical College, a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, is located 60 miles north of the Twin Cities in Pine City, Minnesota and awards certificates, diplomas and two-year degrees. Notable programs include gunsmithing, practical nursing, automotive technology, computerized network control/machining (CNC), business administration, early childhood development, American sign Language, and computer science.

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For Minnesota public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,790 per year for in-state students and $6,400 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,153 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Minnesota is 70%. 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 0.53. The most diverse community college in Minnesota is Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.