Rainy River Community College

Tel: (218)285-7722
375 students
Public institution

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Rainy River Community College provides an accessible student centered learning environment, and promotes academic achievement, personal development, employment opportunities and community involvement.
School Highlights:
Rainy River Community College serves 375 students (76% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 24%.
Rainy River Community College is the only community colleges within Koochiching County, MN.
The nearest community college is Hibbing Community College-A Technical And Community College (84.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Rainy River 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 375 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment
375 students
1,303 students
Rainy River Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
286 students
834 students
Rainy River Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 89 students
1,040 students
Rainy River Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Rainy River Community College sch enrollment Rainy River Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
-
2%
Rainy River Community College Asian (2006-2011)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Rainy River Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
19%
11%
Rainy River Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
75%
66%
Rainy River Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Rainy River Community College More (2010-2012)
Rainy River Community College sch ethnicity Rainy River 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. 0.40 0.44
Rainy River Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,323 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,505 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,323 $5,890
Rainy River Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,505 $10,050
Rainy River Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

RRCC was founded over thirty years ago when a group of International Falls citizens convinced the Minnesota legislature to establish a college in their community. This community continues a strong partnership with the college. RRCC is a small state funded two-year public college offering both associate degrees and technical program certification. Rainy River Community College is located in International Falls in the heart of Minnesota's northwoods. At Rainy River, we foster learning by surrounding you with an environment rich in experience and natural wonder. We offer course work in a wide variety of subjects including: accounting, American Indian studies, Anishinaabe, art, biology, business, chemistry, computer science, economics, English, engineering, geography, health, history, hospitality, humanities, management, marketing, math, music, natural science, nursing, philosophy, physical education, physics, political science, psychology, sociology, Spanish, speech, Swedish, and theater. All of our courses are taught by professional instructors in small class size settings. The comprehensive student life program, including athletics, compliments our academic program by providing an educational environment outside the classroom and opportunities for individuals to participate in activities geared toward their educational, social, vocational, cultural and recreational interests. Rainy River Community College is a part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System and is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

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Did You Know?
For Minnesota public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,924 per year for in-state students and $6,534 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,188 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 0.44. The most diverse community college in Minnesota is Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.