- Rochester Community and Technical College provides accessible, affordable, quality learning opportunities to serve a diverse and growing community.
Rochester Community and Technical College serves 5,115 students (40% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is same as the state community college average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 31%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 5,115 students
- In-state tuition: $5,624
- Out-state tuition: $5,624
- Student:teacher ratio: 16:1
- Minority enrollment: 25%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Rochester Community and Technical College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:
The teacher population of 313 teachers has grown by 79% over five years.
Rochester Community and Technical College
(MN) Community College Avg.
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
The student population of Rochester Community and Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Rochester Community and Technical College diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has declined by 15% over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The public in-state tuition of $5,624 is less than the state average of $5,701. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,624 is less than the state average of $6,336. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
- Rochester Community and Technical College is a two-year regional college serving the southeastern Minnesota area. The College provides curricula that are designed to meet a variety of academic and career educational opportunities that prepare students for work, life, and additional education now and into the future. Programs lead to the award of certificates, diplomas, and degrees such as Associate in Applied Science, Associate in Science, and Associate in Arts. The college has a great faculty and staff; state-of-the-art classrooms, labs, and shops; and an advanced technology infrastructure supporting more than 70 technical and transfer programs. Our Department of Continuing Education, Customized Training, and Economic Development delivers credit and non-credit education and training for today's rapidly changing workforce. Rochester Community and Technical College and our higher education partners, Winona State University Rochester Center and the University of Minnesota Rochester Center, are collocated on the beautiful University Center Rochester campus. Articulated programs of study allow you to complete your first two years of college at RCTC and then stay in Rochester for selected four-year and graduate programs and study. Rochester Community and Technical College is accredited by the the Higher Learning Commission.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Rochester Community and Technical College cost?
Rochester Community and Technical College's tuition is approximately $5,624 for In-State students and $5,624 for Out-State students.
What is Rochester Community and Technical College's ranking?
Rochester Community and Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Minnesota for: Largest student body.
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