Olmsted County Community Colleges

  • There are 3 community colleges in Olmsted County, Minnesota, serving 6,572 students.
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Minnesota is 83% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), and the student:teacher ratio is 29:1.

Olmsted County Community Colleges

  • College Location Students
  • 2521 Pennington Drive NW
    Rochester MN  55901
    (507)536-9500

    183 students
  • 851 30th Ave SE
    Rochester MN  55904
    (507)285-7210

    5,894 students
  • 300 University Square 111 South Broadway
    Rochester MN  55904
    (877)280-4699

    495 students
Recent Articles
January 27, 2017
As careers in science, technology, engineering, and math become more prevalent, community colleges are shifting their focus to meet demand and secure their place in a rapidly changing educational landscape.
January 27, 2017
A recent study reveals that job applicants with a credential or associate’s degree from a community college have slightly better chances of getting a job interview than students who attend a for-profit college or university. Since community colleges are much more budget friendly than for-profit institutions and have much better job placement results, community colleges are a much better option for employment-minded students.
January 27, 2017
With serious mental health issues on the rise on college campuses nationwide, community colleges are scrambling to provide expanded mental health services to students.