56001 Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 2 top community colleges in 56001, Mankato, Minnesota, serving 1,221 students.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is less than the state average of 30:1.

56001, 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
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