St Cloud Technical and Community College

Tel: (320)308-5000
4,877 students
Public institution
The college offers five major career clusters with over 100 career opportunities in Business, Marketing, and Communications, Computer Science and Information Systems, Construction Technology, Health and Human Services, Manufacturing Technology, and Transportation Technology. The college also offers an Associate in Arts degree that transfers to the state universities.
School Highlights:
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St Cloud Technical and Community College serves 4,877 students (47.24% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.
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St Cloud Technical and Community College is one of 3 community colleges within Stearns County, MN.
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The nearest community college is Rasmussen College-Minnesota (2.63 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 158 teachers has declined by 24% over five years.
St Cloud Technical and Community 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 158 staff
61 staff
St Cloud Technical and Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 4,877 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 25% over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,877 students 1,294 students
St Cloud Technical and Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 31:1
21:1
St Cloud Technical and Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,304 students
822 students
St Cloud Technical and Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,573 students
1,025 students
St Cloud Technical and Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
St Cloud Technical and Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
St Cloud Technical and Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
4%
7%
St Cloud Technical and Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
7%
12%
St Cloud Technical and Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
83%
57%
St Cloud Technical and Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
St Cloud Technical and Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
St Cloud Technical and Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
St Cloud Technical and Community 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. 0.15 0.53
St Cloud Technical and Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,301 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,301 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,301 $5,694
St Cloud Technical and Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,301 $10,252
St Cloud Technical and Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84%
89%
St Cloud Technical and Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

St. Cloud Technical College is a public institution that offers a variety of certificates, diplomas and degrees that you can complete in two years or less. Our faculty combines teaching experience with industry expertise to make our graduates marketable in today's changing economy. As a quality improvement college, we provide a first rate education that is relevant to today's job market. The college hosts one of the largest job fairs in the state. For the past three years the placement rate of our graduates in the fields they prepared for averaged 97 percent, a statistic that makes us proud. Students participate in numerous sports and club activities. We offer a variety of sports activities, such as: basketball, volleyball, softball, and baseball. Students compete against other colleges and universities in state and national competitions through club activities related to their career majors. We encourage students to become active members of the Student Senate, a campus and state-wide governance organization.

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Did You Know?
For Minnesota public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,340 per year for in-state students and $6,914 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,337 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.