St Cloud Technical and Community College

1540 Northway Drive
Saint Cloud, MN 56303-1240
Tel: (320)308-5000
  • The college offers five major career clusters with over 100 career opportunities in Business, Marketing, and Communications, Computer Science and Information Systems, Construction Technology, Health and Human Services, Manufacturing Technology, and Transportation Technology. The college also offers an Associate in Arts degree that transfers to the state universities.
School Highlights
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College serves 4,924 students (47% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 27%.
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College is one of 3 community colleges within Stearns County, MN.
  • The nearest community college is Rasmussen College-Minnesota (2.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 142 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
St Cloud Technical and Community College(MN) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty142 staff51 staff
St Cloud Technical and Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 4,924 has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 24% over five years.
Total Enrollment4,924 students1,302 students
St Cloud Technical and Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio35:130:1
St Cloud Technical and Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,298 students768 students
St Cloud Technical and Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students2,626 students534 students
St Cloud Technical and Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
St Cloud Technical and Community College Enrollment Breakdown MN All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
St Cloud Technical and Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
1%
5%
St Cloud Technical and Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
3%
5%
St Cloud Technical and Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
3%
8%
St Cloud Technical and Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
90%
73%
St Cloud Technical and Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
St Cloud Technical and Community College More (2011-2016)
St Cloud Technical and Community 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.0.190.45
St Cloud Technical and Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
27%
30%
St Cloud Technical and Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,100$35,800
St Cloud Technical and Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,308 is less than the state average of $6,979. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $5,308 is less than the state average of $7,514. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,308$6,979
St Cloud Technical and Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$5,308$7,514
St Cloud Technical and Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid86%89%
St Cloud Technical and Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$12,467$15,511
St Cloud Technical and Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$7,600
St Cloud Technical and Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • St. Cloud Technical College is a public institution that offers a variety of certificates, diplomas and degrees that you can complete in two years or less. Our faculty combines teaching experience with industry expertise to make our graduates marketable in today's changing economy. As a quality improvement college, we provide a first rate education that is relevant to today's job market. The college hosts one of the largest job fairs in the state. For the past three years the placement rate of our graduates in the fields they prepared for averaged 97 percent, a statistic that makes us proud. Students participate in numerous sports and club activities. We offer a variety of sports activities, such as: basketball, volleyball, softball, and baseball. Students compete against other colleges and universities in state and national competitions through club activities related to their career majors. We encourage students to become active members of the Student Senate, a campus and state-wide governance organization.

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Did You Know?
For Minnesota public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,979 per year for in-state students and $7,514 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,283 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Minnesota is 83%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Minnesota 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 0.45, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Minnesota is Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.