Minneapolis Community and Technical College

  • Minneapolis College is a public 2-year college located in downtown Minneapolis. Minneapolis College enrolls nearly 10,000 credit students annually and is an active partner in initiatives designed to strengthen the social, economic and cultural vitality of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Created in 1996, and a member of Minnesota State, Minneapolis College is the result of the merger of 2 institutions: a technical college with a long history of vocational education dating back to 1914 and an open-enrollment community college established in 1965.

School Highlights

Minneapolis Community and Technical College serves 9,502 students (23% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.

Top Rankings

Minneapolis Community and Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Minneapolis Community and Technical College(MN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty- staff73 staff
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Number of Programs Offered100

Student Body

The student population of Minneapolis Community and Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The Minneapolis Community and Technical College diversity score of 0.76 is more than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has grown by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment9,502 students1,859 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio0:129:1
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# Full-Time Students2,222 students843 students
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# Part-Time Students4,057 students1,016 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
6%
6%
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% Hispanic
12%
6%
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% Black
31%
11%
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% White
38%
63%
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% Two or more races
6%
4%
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% Non Resident races
2%
3%
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% Unknown races
4%
6%
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Diversity Score0.760.58
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College Completion Rate
16%
32%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,900$35,400
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,881 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 $5,881 is less than the state average of $7,204. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,881$6,639
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,881$7,204
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Tuition NotesCourse Tuition with fees added per credit:Tuition calculated at the following General Education Courses cost: $196.05 per creditCost variable for the following:Online Courses* - $206.90 per creditNursing Courses* - $233.05 per creditAircraft Maintenance and Cinema Courses - $ 278.95 per credit
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid51%85%
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Median Debt for Graduates$18,276$13,350
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$7,508
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Acceptance Rate96%80%

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.25 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
3 Legged Frog- Environmental Club, Addiction Counseling Club, American Sign Language Club, Anime Club, Basketball Club, Bike Collective, Christian Student Association, City College News- Studnet Newspaper, Cyber Defense, Flag Football Club, Math Club, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, PRIDE Club, Raíces Unidas, SkillsUSA, Soccer Club, Student Nurses Association, Student Senate, Students Against Hunger & Homelessness, United Nations of Indian Tribes for Education, Urban Farm Collective, Voyageur Outward Bound - Outdoor Adventures Program

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Jazz Ensemble, Theater
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Minneapolis Community and Technical College is Dunwoody College of Technology (0.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Dunwoody College of Technology
    Dunwoody College of Technology Photo - Welding students in a Dunwoody classroom/workshop
    Private not-for-profit
    1,316 students | 0.30 Mi818 Dunwoody Blvd
    Minneapolis, MN 55403
    (612) 374-5800
    0.301,316
  • Globe University-Minneapolis
    Private, for profit
    164 students | 0.70 MiIDS Center, 80 South 8th Street, Suite 51
    Minneapolis, MN 55402
    (612) 455-3000
    0.70164
  • 203 students | 1.20 Mi300 North 1st Ave, Suite 500
    Minneapolis, MN 55401
    (612) 375-1900
    1.20203
  • 328 students | 5.90 Mi435 Ford Road St. Louis Park
    Minnesota, MN 55426
    (763) 535-3000
    5.90328
  • Herzing University-Minneapolis
    Private not-for-profit
    438 students | 5.90 Mi435 Ford Road, Suite 1000
    St. Louis Park, MN 55426
    (763) 535-3000
    5.90438
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Minneapolis community colleges have a diversity score of 0.52, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Minneapolis is Minneapolis Community and Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.