• Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical is dedicated to providing education for employment, skill enhancement, and retraining. The primary focus is to anticipate and meet the educational and training needs of students and employers. The college provides students with a strong foundation of general and technical education opportunities for acquiring knowledge, skills, and attitudes for a lifetime of learning. The college anticipates and responds to global, technological, and social changes.

School Highlights

Minnesota State College Southeast serves 1,930 students (40% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is same as the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,930 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,617
  • Out-state tuition: $5,617
  • Student:teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Minority enrollment: 18%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 114 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Minnesota State College Southeast
(MN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
114 staff
153 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Minnesota State College Southeast has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
The Minnesota State College Southeast diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,930 students
2,525 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
776 students
1,109 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,154 students
1,416 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Minnesota State College Southeast.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
159 students
348 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
776 students
1,099 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
32 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,154 students
1,062 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
17 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
112 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
2%
6%
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% Hispanic
5%
7%
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% Black
4%
12%
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% White
82%
63%
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Non Resident students in Minnesota State College Southeast and the percentage of Non Resident community college students in MN by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
% Unknown races
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Minnesota State College Southeast.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score
0.32
0.57
This chart display the diversity score of Minnesota State College Southeast and the community college average diversity score of MN by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
1.16%
2.61%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Minnesota State College Southeast and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of MN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.97%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$33,400
$36,900
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Minnesota State College Southeast and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of MN by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,617 is more than the state average of $5,427. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,617 is less than the state average of $6,082. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$5,617
$5,427
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$5,617
$6,082
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Minnesota State College Southeast and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of MN by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
82%
84%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Minnesota State College Southeast and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in MN by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$12,986
$12,264
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Minnesota State College Southeast and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in MN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,750
$6,747
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Minnesota State College Southeast and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in MN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
80%
SAT Reading
n/a
625
SAT Math
n/a
600
SAT Writing
n/a
565
ACT Composite
n/a
24
ACT English
n/a
24
ACT Math
n/a
23
ACT Writing
n/a
8
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical is a multi-campus, regional technical college serving Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and beyond. Choose from over 70 diverse programs in the following major career areas: Business and Office, Sales and Management, Health and Human Services, Musical Instrument Repair, Technical and Trade and Industrial. Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical is located in one of the most beautiful areas of the Midwest along the majestic bluffs and river valleys of the Upper Mississippi River. The location provides convenient access to Minneapolis/St. Paul and the security and hospitality of the Red Wing and Winona communities. Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Minnesota State College Southeast cost?

Minnesota State College Southeast's tuition is approximately $5,617 for In-State students and $5,617 for Out-State students.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,930 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,617
  • Out-state tuition: $5,617
  • Student:teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Minority enrollment: 18%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For Minnesota public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,427 per year for in-state students and $6,082 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,208 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Minnesota is 85%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Minnesota community colleges have a diversity score of 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Minnesota is Saint Paul College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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