Mesabi Range College

  • Mesabi Range College provides high quality education resulting in rewarding employment, lifelong learning, and the enriched lives of our students and community. Mesabi Range is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and is part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System (MnSCU). Mesabi Range College will lead Northeastern Minnesota in accessible, innovative, and high quality learning and educational opportunities. Mesabi Range College values leadership in learning through innovation, excellence, integrity, and accountability.

School Highlights

Mesabi Range College serves 1,373 students (61% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the state community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.

Top Placements

Mesabi Range College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Minnesota for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Mesabi Range College(MN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty44 staff73 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Mesabi Range College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The Mesabi Range College diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,373 students1,859 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio31:129:1
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# Full-Time Students843 students843 students
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# Part-Time Students530 students1,016 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
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% Asian
-
6%
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% Hispanic
2%
6%
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% Black
6%
11%
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% White
79%
63%
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% Two or more races
4%
4%
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% Non Resident races
-
3%
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% Unknown races
6%
6%
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Diversity Score0.370.58
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College Completion Rate
34%
32%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,800$35,400
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $5,310 is less than the state average of $6,639. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,492 is less than the state average of $7,204. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,310$6,639
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,492$7,204
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%86%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,000$13,350
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,673$7,508
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Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Football, Softball, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Football, Softball,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Gaming Club, Human Services Club, Nursing Club, Student Senate/Student Life, Welding Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Theatre
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Located in the heart of beautiful northern Minnesota, Mesabi range has small class sizes and a strong tradition of successful academics, intercollegiate athletics, student government and student life. Exceppent placement rates and high paying jobs in most of our career programs.
  • The college foundation awards $105,000 in scholarhsips annualy
  • Women's volleyball, women's basketball, softball, football, men's basketball, baseball
  • * International study, student government, theatre, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, career program clubs and a strong student life program
  • * Semi-furnished apartments on the Virginia Campus

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Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Mesabi Range College is Mesabi Range College - Eveleth Campus (3.9 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 1,373 students | 3.90 Mi1100 Industrial Park Drive
    Eveleth MN  55734
    (218) 744-7506
    3.901,373
  • 1,118 students | 18.80 Mi1515 East 25th Street
    Hibbing MN  55746
    (218) 262-7200
    18.801,118
  • 660 students | 42.30 Mi1900 East Camp Street
    Ely MN  55731
    (218) 235-2100
    42.30660
  • 1,195 students | 48.40 Mi1851 East Highway 169
    Grand Rapids MN  55744
    (218) 322-2300
    48.401,195
  • 5,281 students | 54.60 Mi2101 Trinity Rd
    Duluth MN  55811
    (800) 432-2884
    54.605,281
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