Top Mankato Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 3 top community colleges in Mankato, Minnesota, serving 4,608 students.
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Minnesota is 80% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 25:1.

Top Mankato, MN Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • Bethany Lutheran College
    Bethany Lutheran College Photo - Bethany is part a member of the NCAA - Division III.
    Private, non-profit
    700 Luther Dr
    Mankato MN  56001
    (507)344-7000

    531 students
  • Rasmussen College-Mankato
    Private, for profit
    130 Saint Andrews Drive
    Mankato MN  56001
    (507)625-6556

    690 students
  • 1920 Lee Blvd
    Mankato MN  56003
    (507)389-7200

    3,387 students
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