• 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 3,971 students (49% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 3,971 students
  • Private-state tuition: $10,764
  • Acceptance Rate: 88%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 51%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Rasmussen College-Minnesota ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 443 teachers has grown by 133% over five years.
Rasmussen College-Minnesota
(MN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
443 staff
153 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Rasmussen College-Minnesota has declined by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 42:1 over five years.
The Rasmussen College-Minnesota diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,971 students
2,525 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,936 students
1,109 students
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# Part-Time Students
2,035 students
1,416 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Rasmussen College-Minnesota.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
431 students
348 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,904 students
1,099 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
32 students
32 students
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MN All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
2,018 students
1,062 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
17 students
17 students
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MN All Part Time Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
112 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
1%
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% Asian
4%
6%
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% Hispanic
5%
7%
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% Black
17%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Rasmussen College-Minnesota and the percentage of Black community college students in MN by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
49%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Rasmussen College-Minnesota and the percentage of White community college students in MN by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
21%
6%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score
0.68
0.57
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
2.61%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
1.33%
0.97%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$33,100
$36,900
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $10,764 is less than the state average of $17,208. The private state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$10,764
$17,208
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
82%
84%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Rasmussen College-Minnesota and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in MN by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$20,000
$12,264
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,332
$6,747
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Acceptance Rate
88%
78%
This chart display the percent admitted of Rasmussen College-Minnesota and the community college average percent admitted of MN by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
SAT Reading
n/a
625
SAT Math
n/a
600
SAT Writing
n/a
565
ACT Composite
n/a
24
ACT English
n/a
24
ACT Math
n/a
23
ACT Writing
n/a
8
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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).

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Rasmussen College-Minnesota cost?

Rasmussen College-Minnesota's private state tuition is approximately $10,764.

What is the acceptance rate of Rasmussen College-Minnesota?

The acceptance rate of Rasmussen College-Minnesota is 88%, which is higher than the state average of 78%.

What is Rasmussen College-Minnesota's ranking?

Rasmussen College-Minnesota ranks among the top 20% of community college in Minnesota for: Diversity in US community colleges.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 3,971 students
  • Private-state tuition: $10,764
  • Acceptance Rate: 88%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 51%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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.

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