Pine Technical & Community College

  • Our mission is to provide superior education and services that enhance the communities we serve.

School Highlights

Pine Technical & Community College serves 1,951 students (21% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 37%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 84 teachers has grown by 100% over five years.
Pine Technical & Community College(MN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty84 staff153 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Pine Technical & Community College has grown by 80% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 30:1 over five years.
The Pine Technical & Community College diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,951 students2,525 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:117:1
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# Full-Time Students402 students1,109 students
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# Part-Time Students1,549 students1,416 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
2%
6%
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% Hispanic
3%
7%
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% Black
3%
13%
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% White
81%
63%
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% Two or more races
4%
4%
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% Unknown races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score0.340.57
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College Completion Rate
28%
33%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,100$36,900
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,065 is less than the state average of $5,427. 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 $6,082. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,065$5,427
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,741$6,082
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid84%84%
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Median Debt for Graduates$14,500$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,478$7,309
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Source: 2020 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Pine Technical & Community College is Anoka Technical College (46.8 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 1,838 students | 46.80 Mi1355 Highway 10 West
    Anoka, MN 55303
    (763) 433-1100
    46.801,838
  • 8,804 students | 48.20 Mi11200 Mississippi Blvd NW
    Coon Rapids, MN 55433
    (763) 433-1100
    48.208,804
  • 2,966 students | 50.90 Mi505 Pine Ridge Drive
    Shell Lake, WI 54871
    (715) 468-2815
    50.902,966
  • 6,198 students | 52.90 Mi7411 85th Ave N
    Brooklyn Park, MN 55445
    (763) 488-0391
    52.906,198
  • 8,695 students | 53.10 Mi3300 Century Ave N
    White Bear Lake, MN 55110
    (651) 770-3200
    53.108,695
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Did You Know?
For Minnesota public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,427 per year for in-state students and $6,082 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,208 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Minnesota is 85%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Minnesota community colleges have a diversity score of 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Minnesota is Saint Paul College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.