Saint Paul College A Community & Technical College

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Saint Paul College A Community & Technical College Photo #1 - Another snowy day at Saint Paul College as we prepare for spring semester to start!
  • 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 to Saint Paul College A Community & Technical College is McNally Smith College of Music (0.7 miles away).

Top Placements

Saint Paul College A Community & Technical College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 161 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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 staff56 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Saint Paul College A Community & Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Saint Paul College A Community & Technical College diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment6,740 students1,302 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio42:130:1
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# Full-Time Students2,787 students768 students
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# Part-Time Students3,953 students534 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
17%
5%
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% Hispanic
8%
5%
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% Black
29%
9%
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% White
37%
73%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
6%
3%
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.740.45
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College Completion Rate
18%
30%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,100$35,400
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,198 is less than the state average of $6,980. 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 $7,515. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,198$6,980
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,198$7,515
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid90%89%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$15,511
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,847$7,600
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Acceptance Rate100%78%
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Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
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
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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • McNally Smith College of Music
    McNally Smith College of Music Photo - Students conversing on the campus of McNally Smih in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota.
    Private, for profit
    518 students | 0.70 Mi19 Exchange Street East
    Saint Paul MN  55101
    (651)291-0177
    0.70518
  • Minneapolis Business College
    Private, for profit
    231 students | 5.00 Mi1711 W County Rd B
    Saint Paul MN  55113
    (651)636-7406
    5.00231
  • 264 students | 5.00 Mi1550 West Highway 36
    Saint Paul MN  55113
    (651)855-6300
    5.00264
  • Globe University-Minneapolis
    Private, for profit
    164 students | 8.10 MiIDS Center, 80 South 8th Street, Suite 51
    Minneapolis MN  55402
    (612)455-3000
    8.10164
  • 243 students | 8.20 Mi300 North 1st Ave, Suite 500
    Minneapolis MN  55401
    (612)375-1900
    8.20243
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Saint Paul community colleges have a diversity score of 0.46, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. 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.