Rasmussen College-Minnesota

  • Rasmussen College is dedicated to serving our communities by recognizing the diverse needs of individuals. We encourage personal and professional development through respect, appreciation, and a commitment to general education as a foundation for life-long learning. As an institution of higher learning, the College is committed to preparing students to be active, productive and successful contributors to a global community.
School Highlights
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota serves 5,395 students (46% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 42:1 is higher than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 27%.
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota is one of 3 community colleges within Stearns County, MN.
  • The nearest community college to Rasmussen College-Minnesota is Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park (1.2 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 129 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Rasmussen College-Minnesota(MN) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty129 staff56 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Rasmussen College-Minnesota has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Rasmussen College-Minnesota diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment5,395 students1,302 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio42:130:1
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# Full-Time Students2,457 students768 students
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# Part-Time Students2,938 students534 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
3%
5%
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% Hispanic
2%
5%
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% Black
6%
9%
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% White
83%
73%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
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% Unknown races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.300.45
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,100$35,400
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $10,764 is less than the state average of $16,383. The private state tuition has declined by 24% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$10,764$16,383
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$21,163$15,511
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,001$7,600
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Acceptance Rate88%69%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Rasmussen College is a private, for profit, two-year degree granting College with campuses in Brooklyn Park, Eagan, Mankato, Minnetonka, St. Cloud and an Online Division. Rasmussen College was founded in 1900 by Walter Rasmussen. The College offers day, evening, and online classes and awards Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees as well as diplomas and certificates in a variety of career areas. Rasmussen College specializes in career-focused training designed to provide you with maximum job placement potential. A Rasmussen College education is personalized, technology-intensive, focused, and innovative. You can graduate in as little as 9-months or earn a two-year degree. Rasmussen College is a leader in career education for one reason – our people. Our success depends on hiring the right people; creative people who deliver exceptional student services, inspired classroom instruction, and innovative operational management. Rasmussen College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges & Schools (NCA).

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