Century College

Tel: (651)770-3200
10,480 students
Public institution

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Century College is a learning-centered community committed to providing quality lifelong educational opportunities for a diverse citizenry.
School Highlights:
Century College serves 10,480 students (43% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 24%.
Century College is one of 5 community colleges within Ramsey County, MN.
The nearest community college is Globe University-Woodbury (6.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Century 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 10,480 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment
10,480 students
1,303 students
Century College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
4,494 students
832 students
Century College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 5,986 students
1,036 students
Century College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Century College sch enrollment Century College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
12%
2%
Century College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
5%
7%
Century College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
6%
11%
Century College Black (2006-2012)
% White
73%
66%
Century College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
4%
2%
Century College More (2010-2012)
Century College sch ethnicity Century 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. 0.45 0.44
Century College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,357 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 $5,357 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,357 $5,845
Century College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,357 $10,047
Century College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Century is a comprehensive, two-year public college that was created in 1996 when the former Lakewood Community College consolidated with Northeast Metro Technical College. A member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, Century is located in White Bear Lake, Minnesota, on a 170-acre campus that includes a wildlife refuge. Century College is the largest two-year college in the state, serving about 12,000 students per year. Century's enrollment has grown 44 percent over the last four years. Century students earn college credit leading to an associate degree that provides a seamless transfer to four-year Minnesota colleges and universities. Or they enroll in career and technical programs in areas such as computer and information technology, nursing, dental hygiene, emergency medicine, business, automotive technology and heating, ventilation and air-conditioning technology. Century has a large English-As-A-Second-Language department that serves students from 44 different countries. A new campus Multicultural Center offers students a central location where they can have their questions answered and establish a social network. Century provides a wide variety of cultural events including concerts, theatrical productions and art shows that are attended by community members. Hundreds of area students from local schools attend Century's award-winning summer academic program called “Kaleidescope.”

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Did You Know?
For Ramsey County, MN public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,278 per year for in-state students and $5,278 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,280 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ramsey County, MN is 59%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Ramsey County, MN 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 0.45, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Ramsey County, MN is Saint Paul College-A Community And Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.