• Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) provides quality, hands-on and liberal arts education to nearly 3,700 students annually. ATCC offers 40+ programs and transfer pathways in fields like business, design, health, law enforcement, manufacturing, and transportation. Most programs can be completed in two years or less allowing our skilled graduates to step to the forefront of their chosen professions quickly. With among the highest graduation rate of all Minnesota State institutions and a 98% job placement rate, ATCC continues its longstanding reputation as an academic institution of excellence. Wallethub ranked ATCC #1 in Minnesota and #8 in the United States.

School Highlights

Alexandria Technical & Community College serves 2,549 students (42% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the state community college average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 31%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,549 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,114
  • Out-state tuition: $5,114
  • Student:teacher ratio: 28:1
  • Minority enrollment: 10%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Alexandria Technical & Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

Category
Attribute
Completion Rates

School Overview

The teacher population of 91 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Alexandria Technical & Community College
(MN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
91 staff
153 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Alexandria Technical & Community College has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has decreased from 40:1 over five years.
The Alexandria Technical & Community College diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,549 students
2,500 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
28:1
16:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,076 students
1,076 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,473 students
1,424 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
172 students
309 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,076 students
1,058 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
52 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,473 students
1,331 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
24 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
112 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
1%
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% Asian
n/a
7%
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% Hispanic
4%
7%
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% Black
1%
9%
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% White
90%
69%
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.19
0.50
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
61%
32%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.97%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$37,000
$36,900
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,114 is less than the state average of $5,701. The in-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,114 is less than the state average of $6,336. The out-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$5,114
$5,701
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$5,114
$6,336
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Tuition Notes
Tuition is $170.46 per credit. Online Courses are $199 per credit and there is some differentiated tuition for some high cost course.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
91%
94%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$12,000
$12,264
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$6,747
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
91%
SAT Reading
n/a
625
SAT Math
n/a
600
SAT Writing
n/a
565
ACT Composite
n/a
24
ACT English
n/a
24
ACT Math
n/a
23
ACT Writing
n/a
8

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Art Guild, ATCC Gamer, Business Professionals of America, Collegiate DECA, HOSA - Future Health Professionals, Intercultural Center, National Kitchen and Bath Association, Phi Theta Kappa, SkillsUSA, Student Ambassadors, Student Senate

Recreational Athletic Programs:
eSports, Golf, Intramural Sports, Trap Shooting
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • The flexibility of choices, both on site and online, allow students to match their lifestyle with the requirements of their chosen degree. Strong business and industry partnerships support internships and pathways to gainful employment. Current equipment, excellent instructors, and defined transfer pathways make Alexandria Technical & Community College a first choice for students across the state. ATCC is positioned as a leader among two year colleges for student success.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Alexandria Technical & Community College cost?

Alexandria Technical & Community College's tuition is approximately $5,114 for In-State students and $5,114 for Out-State students.

What is Alexandria Technical & Community College's ranking?

Alexandria Technical & Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Minnesota for: Least expensive tuition and Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,549 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,114
  • Out-state tuition: $5,114
  • Student:teacher ratio: 28:1
  • Minority enrollment: 10%
  • Source: Verified school update

Did You Know?

For Minnesota public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,701 per year for in-state students and $6,336 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,637 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Minnesota is 87%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Minnesota community colleges have a diversity score of 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Minnesota is Globe University-Minneapolis. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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