Alexandria Technical & Community College

  • 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 3,640 students (35% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 40:1 is higher than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 27%.
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College is the only community colleges within Douglas County, MN.
  • The nearest community college to Alexandria Technical & Community College is Minnesota State Community and Technical College (45.1 miles away).

Top Placements

Alexandria Technical & Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 91 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Alexandria Technical & Community College(MN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty91 staff56 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Alexandria Technical & Community College has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 has decreased from 41:1 over five years.
  • The Alexandria Technical & Community College diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 52% over five years.
Total Enrollment3,640 students1,302 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio40:130:1
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# Full-Time Students1,268 students768 students
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# Part-Time Students2,372 students534 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
4%
5%
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% Black
2%
9%
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% White
83%
73%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Unknown races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.320.45
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College Completion Rate
58%
30%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,000$35,400
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,114 is less than the state average of $6,980. The in-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $5,114 is less than the state average of $7,515. The out-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,114$6,980
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,114$7,515
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Tuition NotesTuition 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 Aid85%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$15,511
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$7,600
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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: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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.

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