Pine Technical & Community College

Tel: (320)629-5100
  • Our mission is to provide superior education and services that enhance the communities we serve.
School Highlights
  • Pine Technical & Community College serves 1,083 students (30% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is same as the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 27%.
  • Pine Technical & Community College is the only community colleges within Pine County, MN.
  • The nearest community college is Minnesota School of Business-Elk River (44.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Pine Technical & Community College(MN) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty36 staff51 staff
Pine Technical & Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,083 has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 26% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,083 students1,302 students
Pine Technical & Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio30:130:1
Pine Technical & Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students325 students768 students
Pine Technical & Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students758 students534 students
Pine Technical & Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Pine Technical & Community College Enrollment Breakdown MN All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Pine Technical & Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
Pine Technical & Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Pine Technical & Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Pine Technical & Community College Black (2008-2016)
% White
Pine Technical & Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Pine Technical & Community College More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
Pine Technical & Community College Ethnicity Breakdown MN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.150.45
Pine Technical & Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Pine Technical & Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,100$35,800
Pine Technical & Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,065 is less than the state average of $6,979. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,741 is more than the state average of $7,514. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,065$6,979
Pine Technical & Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,741$7,514
Pine Technical & Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%89%
Pine Technical & Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$17,250$15,511
Pine Technical & Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$8,602$7,600
Pine Technical & Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Pine Technical College, a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, is located 60 miles north of the Twin Cities in Pine City, Minnesota and awards certificates, diplomas and two-year degrees. Notable programs include gunsmithing, practical nursing, automotive technology, computerized network control/machining (CNC), business administration, early childhood development, American sign Language, and computer science.

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Did You Know?
For Minnesota public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,979 per year for in-state students and $7,514 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,283 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Minnesota is 83%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Minnesota community colleges have a diversity score of 0.45, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Minnesota is Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.