Alexandria Technical & Community College

  • Alexandria Technical & Community College is a two year comprehensive college located in West Central Minnesota.  The college provides a hands on learning environment with real life applications integrated into the classroom.  Job placement is 98%.
School Highlights
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College serves 4,051 students (37% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 42:1 is higher than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American), 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 96 teachers has declined by 33% 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 Faculty96 staff56 staff
Alexandria Technical & Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Alexandria Technical & Community College has grown by 37% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has decreased from 44:1 over five years.
  • The Alexandria Technical & Community College diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 240% over five years.
Total Enrollment4,051 students1,302 students
Alexandria Technical & Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio42:130:1
Alexandria Technical & Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,517 students768 students
Alexandria Technical & Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students2,534 students534 students
Alexandria Technical & Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Alexandria Technical & Community College Enrollment Breakdown MN All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Alexandria Technical & Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
1%
5%
Alexandria Technical & Community College Asian (2009-2016)
% Hispanic
3%
5%
Alexandria Technical & Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
1%
9%
Alexandria Technical & Community College Black (2008-2016)
% White
83%
73%
Alexandria Technical & Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Alexandria Technical & Community College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
9%
4%
Alexandria Technical & Community College Ethnicity Breakdown MN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.330.45
Alexandria Technical & Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
58%
30%
Alexandria Technical & Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,000$35,800
Alexandria Technical & Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,816 is less than the state average of $6,980. The in-state tuition has declined by 13% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,816 is less than the state average of $7,515. The out-state tuition has declined by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,816$6,980
Alexandria Technical & Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$4,816$7,515
Alexandria Technical & Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%91%
Alexandria Technical & Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$15,511
Alexandria Technical & Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$7,600
Alexandria Technical & Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Business Professionals of America, Collegiate DECA, Diesel Club, Early Childhood Education, Law Enforcement Club, Phi Theta Kappa, SkillsUSA, Student Ambassadors, Student Senate

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramural Sports, Trap Shooting
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Approximately 4000 students attend the college annually in person or as online students. 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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For Minnesota public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,980 per year for in-state students and $7,515 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,383 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Minnesota is 83%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Minnesota community colleges have a diversity score of 0.45, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Minnesota is Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.