Saint Paul College

Tel: (651)846-1600
6,740 students
Public institution

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The mission of Saint Paul College is to provide: Education for Employment … Education for Life! We offer comprehensive opportunities for learning including technical, general and career education that enhances personal knowledge, advances economic opportunity and benefits a diverse population, business/industry/labor and the community.
School Highlights:
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Saint Paul College serves 6,740 students (41.35% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 42:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
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Saint Paul College is one of 4 community colleges within Ramsey County, MN.
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The nearest community college is McNally Smith College of Music (0.71 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 161 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Saint Paul 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 161 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 6,740 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,740 students 1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 42:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 2,787 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 3,953 students
1,017 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
15%
2%
% Hispanic
8%
7%
% Black
30%
12%
% White
39%
57%
% Two or more races
6%
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. 0.64 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,198 is less than the state average of $5,694. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,198 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,198 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,198 $10,252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91%
89%
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Saint Paul College is a student-centered, openaccess, comprehensive community and technical college within the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System (MnSCU). The College provides transfer and occupational programs, workforce training, educational outreach, student development programs and life-long learning opportunities. Saint Paul College has been educating people for employment since 1910. Saint Paul College is the oldest of the metro area's public two-year colleges. Recently, it was recognized as one of the top 50 fastest growing public two-year colleges in the nation, and in 2002 was ranked among the top five of Minnesota's community and technical colleges. Offering a breadth of liberal arts and technical programs, Saint Paul College continues its long-standing commitment to the people in the community it serves. We are a community and technical college, which means you can choose to pursue an Associate in Arts (AA) Degree and complete the first two years of a bachelor's degree or select one of our many technical programs. Technical programs provide hands-on applications in the latest technology or in a time-honored craft. Saint Paul College offers 34 Associate Degree programs including the AA degree; 70 diploma and certificate programs. Saint Paul College—A Community & Technical College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The College also holds program-specific accreditation for severalprogram areas.

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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 0.50, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Minnesota is Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.