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 lower than the state community college average of 33:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 26%.
  • 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 declined by 14% over five years.
Pine Technical & Community College (MN) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years Four or more years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 36 staff 51 staff
Pine Technical & Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,083 has stayed relatively flat 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 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 21% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,083 students 1,302 students
Pine Technical & Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1 33:1
Pine Technical & Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 325 students 768 students
Pine Technical & Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 758 students 534 students
Pine Technical & Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Pine Technical & Community College Enrollment Breakdown MN All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
Pine Technical & Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
2%
5%
Pine Technical & Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
2%
4%
Pine Technical & Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
2%
8%
Pine Technical & Community College Black (2008-2016)
% White
92%
74%
Pine Technical & Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
-
3%
Pine Technical & Community College More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
5%
Pine Technical & Community College Ethnicity Breakdown MN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.15 0.44
Pine Technical & Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
27%
-
Pine Technical & Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $29,100 -
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 $6,975. 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 $7,510. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,065 $6,975
Pine Technical & Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,741 $7,510
Pine Technical & Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91% 91%
Pine Technical & Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $17,250 -
Pine Technical & Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $8,602 -
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 $6,975 per year for in-state students and $7,510 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,390 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 scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.44, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Minnesota is Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.