Best Minnesota Community Colleges (2021)

For the 2021 school year, there are 53 community colleges serving 131,630 students in Minnesota (40 public colleges and 13 private colleges).
For Minnesota community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,812 per year for in-state students and $7,362 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,088 per year (view national tuition costs).
The average community college acceptance rate in Minnesota is 81% (view national acceptance rates).
Minnesota community colleges have a diversity score of 0.58, which is lower than the national average of 0.73 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 37% (majority Black and Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 29:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(MN) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
6%
Hispanic
6%
Black
11%
White
63%
Two or more races
4%
Non Resident
3%
Unknown
6%
MN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Minnesota Community Colleges by Town (2021)

  • College Location Students
  • Academy College
    Private for-profit
    1600 W. 82nd Street, Suite 100
    Bloomington MN  55431
    (952) 851-0066

    99 students
  • 1601 Jefferson Streeet
    Alexandria MN  56308
    (320) 762-0221

    3,640 students
  • 1355 Highway 10 West
    Anoka MN  55303
    (763) 433-1100

    1,844 students
  • 11200 Mississippi Blvd NW
    Coon Rapids MN  55433
    (763) 433-1100

    8,845 students
  • Dunwoody College of Technology
    Dunwoody College of Technology Photo - Welding students in a Dunwoody classroom/workshop
    Private not-for-profit
    818 Dunwoody Blvd
    Minneapolis MN  55403
    (612) 374-5800

    1,316 students
  • Herzing University-Minneapolis
    Private not-for-profit
    435 Ford Road, Suite 1000
    St. Louis Park MN  55426
    (763) 535-3000

    438 students
  • 300 North 1st Ave, Suite 500
    Minneapolis MN  55401
    (612) 375-1900

    203 students
  • 2500 80th St E
    Inver Grove Heights MN  55076
    (651) 450-3000

    4,264 students
  • 1711 W County Rd B
    Roseville MN  55113
    (651) 636-7406

    135 students
  • 1593 11th Ave
    Granite Falls MN  56241
    (800) 658-2330

    3,362 students
  • 9700 France Ave S
    Bloomington MN  55431
    (952) 358-8200

    9,784 students
  • 2101 15th Ave NW
    Willmar MN  56201
    (800) 722-1151

    3,298 students
  • 111 South Broadway, Suite 300
    Rochester MN  55904
    (877) 280-4699

    533 students
  • Bethany Lutheran College
    Bethany Lutheran College Photo - Bethany is part a member of the NCAA - Division III.
    Private not-for-profit
    700 Luther Dr
    Mankato MN  56001
    (507) 344-7000

    739 students
  • 501 West College Drive
    Brainerd MN  56401

    5,331 students
  • 3300 Century Ave N
    White Bear Lake MN  55110
    (651) 770-3200

    8,891 students
  • 1300 145th Street East
    Rosemount MN  55068
    (651) 423-8301

    2,523 students
  • Globe University-Minneapolis
    Private, for profit
    IDS Center, 80 South 8th Street, Suite 51
    Minneapolis MN  55402
    (612) 455-3000

    164 students
  • Globe University-Woodbury
    Private, for profit
    8089 Globe Drive
    Saint Paul MN  55125
    (651) 332-8000

    776 students
  • 9000 Brooklyn Blvd
    Brooklyn Park MN  55445
    (952) 995-1300

    4,762 students
  • 435 Ford Road St. Louis Park
    Minnesota MN  55426
    (763) 535-3000

    328 students
  • 1515 East 25th Street
    Hibbing MN  55746
    (218) 262-7200

    1,118 students
  • 1851 East Highway 169
    Grand Rapids MN  55744
    (218) 322-2300

    1,195 students
  • 7905 Golden Triangle Drive, Suite 100
    Eden Prairie MN  55344
    (952) 914-5300

    216 students
  • 2101 Trinity Rd
    Duluth MN  55811
    (800) 432-2884

    5,281 students
  • McNally Smith College of Music
    McNally Smith College of Music Photo - Students conversing on the campus of McNally Smih in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota.
    Private, for profit
    19 Exchange Street East
    Saint Paul MN  55101
    (651) 291-0177

    518 students
  • 1001 Chestnut St W
    Virginia MN  55792
    (800) 657-3860

    1,373 students
  • 1100 Industrial Park Drive
    Eveleth MN  55734
    (218) 744-7506

    1,373 students
  • 1501 Hennepin Ave
    Minneapolis MN  55403
    (612) 659-6000

    6,951 students
  • 3680 Pheasant Ridge Dr NE
    Minneapolis MN  55449
    (763) 225-8000

    239 students
  • 11500 193rd Ave NW
    Elk River MN  55330
    (763) 367-7000

    236 students
  • 1455 County Rd 101 North
    Minneapolis MN  55447
    (763) 476-2000

    130 students
  • 1401 W 76 St
    Minneapolis MN  55423
    (612) 861-2000

    763 students
  • 2521 Pennington Drive NW
    Rochester MN  55901
    (507) 536-9500

    183 students
  • 1201 2nd Street South
    Waite Park MN  56387
    (320) 257-2000

    218 students
  • Show 18 more community colleges in Minnesota (out of 53 total colleges)
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