Rochester Community and Technical College

851 30th Ave SE
Rochester, MN 55904-4999
Tel: (507)285-7210
6,295 students
Public institution
Rochester Community and Technical College provides accessible, affordable, quality learning opportunities to serve a diverse and growing community.
School Highlights:
Rochester Community and Technical College serves 6,295 students (47% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 24%.
Rochester Community and Technical College is one of 3 community colleges within Olmsted County, MN.
The nearest community college is University of Minnesota-Rochester (2.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Rochester Community and Technical 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 6,295 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,295 students
1,303 students
Rochester Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,969 students
835 students
Rochester Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 3,326 students
1,046 students
Rochester Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Rochester Community and Technical College sch enrollment Rochester Community and Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
5%
2%
Rochester Community and Technical College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Rochester Community and Technical College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
4%
11%
Rochester Community and Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White
84%
66%
Rochester Community and Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Rochester Community and Technical College More (2010-2012)
Rochester Community and Technical College sch ethnicity Rochester Community and Technical 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. 0.29 0.44
Rochester Community and Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,608 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,608 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,608 $5,890
Rochester Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,608 $10,047
Rochester Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Rochester Community and Technical College is a two-year regional college serving the southeastern Minnesota area. The College provides curricula that are designed to meet a variety of academic and career educational opportunities that prepare students for work, life, and additional education now and into the future. Programs lead to the award of certificates, diplomas, and degrees such as Associate in Applied Science, Associate in Science, and Associate in Arts. The college has a great faculty and staff; state-of-the-art classrooms, labs, and shops; and an advanced technology infrastructure supporting more than 70 technical and transfer programs. Our Department of Continuing Education, Customized Training, and Economic Development delivers credit and non-credit education and training for today's rapidly changing workforce. Rochester Community and Technical College and our higher education partners, Winona State University Rochester Center and the University of Minnesota Rochester Center, are collocated on the beautiful University Center Rochester campus. Articulated programs of study allow you to complete your first two years of college at RCTC and then stay in Rochester for selected four-year and graduate programs and study. Rochester Community and Technical College is accredited by the the Higher Learning Commission.

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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.