Saint Paul College A Community & Technical College

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  • Saint Paul College is a community and technical college located in St. Paul, MN.
  • With over 70 career-focused and transfer programs and degrees, at Saint Paul College you can start here and go anywhere.
School Highlights
  • Saint Paul College A Community & Technical College serves 6,740 students (41% 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 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
  • Saint Paul College A Community & Technical College is one of 5 community colleges within Ramsey County, MN.
  • The nearest community college is McNally Smith College of Music (0.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 161 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
Saint Paul College A Community & Technical College(MN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty161 staff51 staff
Saint Paul College  A Community & Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 6,740 has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has increased from 28:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment6,740 students1,302 students
Saint Paul College  A Community & Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio42:130:1
Saint Paul College  A Community & Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,787 students768 students
Saint Paul College  A Community & Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students3,953 students534 students
Saint Paul College  A Community & Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Saint Paul College  A Community & Technical College Enrollment Breakdown MN All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Saint Paul College  A Community & Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
17%
5%
Saint Paul College  A Community & Technical College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
8%
5%
Saint Paul College  A Community & Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
29%
8%
Saint Paul College  A Community & Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
37%
73%
Saint Paul College  A Community & Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
6%
3%
Saint Paul College  A Community & Technical College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
5%
Saint Paul College  A Community & Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown MN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.740.45
Saint Paul College  A Community & Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
18%
30%
Saint Paul College  A Community & Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,100$35,800
Saint Paul College  A Community & Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,198 is less than the state average of $6,979. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $5,198 is less than the state average of $7,514. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,198$6,979
Saint Paul College  A Community & Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$5,198$7,514
Saint Paul College  A Community & Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid90%89%
Saint Paul College  A Community & Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$15,511
Saint Paul College  A Community & Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$7,847$7,600
Saint Paul College  A Community & Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate100%78%
Saint Paul College  A Community & Technical College Percent Admitted (2014-2016)

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.African American Association, All Nations Student Association, American Sign Language Interpreters Association, Association of Computing Machinery, Counter Culture Christian Club, El Futuro, Environmental Action Society, Ethiopian Student Association, Kappa Beta Delta, Muslim Student Association, Phi Theta Kappa, PRISM Campus Alliance, Saint Paul College Yoga Association, SkillsUSA, Somali Student Association, Students in Recovery El Futuro, SkillsUSA, African American Association,
All Nations Student Association,
American Sign Language Interpreters Association,
Association of Computing Machinery,
Counter Culture Christian Club,
Environmental Action Society,
Ethiopian Student Association,
Kappa Beta Delta,
Muslim Student Association,
Phi Theta Kappa,
PRISM Campus Alliance,
Saint Paul College Yoga Association,
Somali Student Association,
Students in Recovery,
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Saint Paul College is a student-centered, open access, comprehensive community and technical college within the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System (MnSCU).
  • The College provides transfer and occupational programs, workforce training, educational outreach, student development programs and life-long learning opportunities.
  • Saint Paul College has been educating people for employment since 1910. Saint Paul College is the oldest of the metro area's public two-year colleges. Recently, it was recognized as one of the top 50 fastest growing public two-year colleges in the nation, and in 2002 was ranked among the top five of Minnesota's community and technical colleges.
  • Offering a breadth of liberal arts and technical programs, Saint Paul College continues its long-standing commitment to the people in the community it serves. We are a community and technical college, which means you can choose to pursue an Associate in Arts (AA) Degree and complete the first two years of a bachelor's degree or select one of our many technical programs.
  • Technical programs provide hands-on applications in the latest technology or in a time-honored craft. Saint Paul College offers 34 Associate Degree programs including the AA degree; 70 diploma and certificate programs.
  • Saint Paul College A Community & Technical College, is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The College also holds program-specific accreditation for severalprogram areas.

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Did You Know?
For Saint Paul private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,321 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Saint Paul community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.46, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Saint Paul is Saint Paul College A Community & Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.