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 1,021 students (59% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 79 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Mesabi Range College(MN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty79 staff153 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of Mesabi Range College has declined by 25% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five years.
The Mesabi Range College diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,021 students2,525 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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# Full-Time Students600 students1,109 students
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# Part-Time Students421 students1,416 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
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% Asian
-
6%
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% Hispanic
2%
7%
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% Black
8%
13%
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% White
77%
63%
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% Two or more races
5%
4%
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% Non Resident races
-
1%
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% Unknown races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.390.57
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College Completion Rate
40%
33%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,800$36,900
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,310 is less than the state average of $5,427. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,492 is more than the state average of $6,082. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,310$5,427
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,492$6,082
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid88%84%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,345$7,309
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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: 2020 (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

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
  • 1,034 students | 18.80 Mi1515 East 25th Street
    Hibbing, MN 55746
    (218) 262-7200
    18.801,034
  • 637 students | 42.30 Mi1900 East Camp Street
    Ely, MN 55731
    (218) 235-2100
    42.30637
  • 1,062 students | 48.40 Mi1851 East Highway 169
    Grand Rapids, MN 55744
    (218) 322-2300
    48.401,062
  • 5,230 students | 54.60 Mi2101 Trinity Rd
    Duluth, MN 55811
    (800) 432-2884
    54.605,230
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Did You Know?
For Saint Louis County, MN public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,272 per year for in-state students and $7,101 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Saint Louis County, MN community colleges have a diversity score of 0.29, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Saint Louis County, MN is Mesabi Range College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.