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 4,124 students (49% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the state community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 129 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Rasmussen College-Minnesota(MN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate'sAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty129 staff73 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Rasmussen College-Minnesota has declined by 23% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 31:1 over five years.
The Rasmussen College-Minnesota diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has grown by 116% over five years.
Total Enrollment4,124 students1,859 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio32:129:1
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# Full-Time Students2,005 students843 students
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# Part-Time Students2,119 students1,016 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
3%
6%
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% Hispanic
3%
6%
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% Black
11%
11%
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% White
42%
63%
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% Two or more races
1%
4%
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% Unknown races
39%
6%
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Diversity Score0.660.58
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,100$35,400
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $10,764 is less than the state average of $17,414. The private state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$10,764$17,414
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid86%85%
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Median Debt for Graduates$18,651$13,350
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,375$7,508
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Acceptance Rate88%69%
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Source: 2019 (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).

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Rasmussen College-Minnesota is Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park (1.2 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Minnesota public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,639 per year for in-state students and $7,204 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,414 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 0.58, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Minnesota is Saint Paul College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.