Rochester Community Colleges

  • There are 3 community colleges in Rochester, 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.

Rochester, MN 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
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May 20, 2017
A recent report revealed that many California community college students take twice as long to get an associate’s degree as is normally required. While community college is less expensive than attending a four-year institution, students who drag out their degree programs lose much of that savings in additional tuition, fees, textbooks, and lost wages. In this article, we examine the reasons why some students take so long to graduate.