Minnesota State Community and Technical College

  • At Minnesota State Community and Technical College, you can choose from four unique campus experiences, flexible scheduling options and an array of student life activities including athletics and fine arts. 

School Highlights

Minnesota State Community and Technical College serves 6,222 students (36% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower 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

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 515 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Minnesota State Community and Technical 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 Faculty515 staff73 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Minnesota State Community and Technical College has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The Minnesota State Community and Technical College diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has declined by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment6,222 students1,859 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:129:1
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# Full-Time Students2,219 students843 students
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# Part-Time Students3,867 students1,016 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-96
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
2%
6%
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% Hispanic
4%
6%
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% Black
8%
11%
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% White
79%
63%
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% Two or more races
4%
4%
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% Unknown races
2%
6%
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Diversity Score0.370.58
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College Completion Rate
36%
32%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,100$35,400
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $5,502 is less than the state average of $6,639. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,502 is less than the state average of $7,204. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,502$6,639
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,502$7,204
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Tuition Notes2019-20 Tuition and Fees for resident and non-resident
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid44%85%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$13,350
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,000$7,508
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Acceptance Rate80%80%

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsArchery, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Riflery, Softball, VolleyballArchery, Baseball,
Basketball, Football,
Golf, Riflery,
Softball, Volleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.36 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Architectural Technology Student Association, Associate Degree Nursing Organization, Auto Tech Club, Business Professionals of America, Campus Crusade for Christ, Christian Bible Fellowship, College Ambassadors, Construction Management Student Organization, Cosmetology Club, Criminal Justice Association, Dental Assisting organization, Diesel Club, Electrical Line Workers Organization, EquiUs Equine Club, F2CO Chemistry, Gaming and Robotics, Gaming Club, Mu Alpha Theta, Multicultural Student Association, Phi Theta Kappa (national honor society), PowerSports Club, SkillsUSA, Student American Dental Hygienists' Association, Student Government Association, Student Human Resources Organization, Student Nursing Organization, Technology

Arts and Music Programs:
Chamber Chorale, Concert Band, Concert Choir, Jazz Band and theatre, Voice Ensemble

Recreational Athletic Programs:
flag football, Intramural sports can include basketball, soccer and bowling., volleyball
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • At Minnesota State Community and Technical College, you can choose from four unique campus experiences, flexible scheduling options and an array of student life activities including athletics and fine arts. We offer more than 80 career and technical programs and also serve as the top transfer institution for students attending Minnesota State University Moorhead, North Dakota State University, University of North Dakota and Concordia College.
  • At M State, students benefit from extensive online options, quality instruction from highly credentialed instructors and personalized small class sizes. More than 20 of our programs can be completed online. Campuses are located in Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Moorhead and Wadena.
  • Our unique programs include Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cardiovascular Technology - Invasive, Child and Adolescent Therapeutic Behavioral Health, Cosmetology, Cybersecurity, Database Administration, Dental Assisting and Hygiene, Digital Marketing, Electrical Lineworker, Electrical Technology, Medical Assistant, Medical Laboratory Technology, Music, Nursing, Phlebotomy Technician, PowerSports Technology, Purchasing and Inventory Management, Radiologic Technology, Social Media Management, Sport Management, Surgical Technology, and Theatre and Visual Arts.
  • Transfer pathways include accounting, art, biology, business, political science, psychology and theatre arts.

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Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Minnesota State Community and Technical College is North Dakota State College of Science (24.4 miles away).
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