St Cloud Technical and Community College

  • 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 Black and Hispanic), 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 to St Cloud Technical and Community College is Rasmussen College-Minnesota (2.6 miles away).

Top Placements

St Cloud Technical and Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 142 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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 staff56 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of St Cloud Technical and Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The St Cloud Technical and Community College diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment4,924 students1,302 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio35:130:1
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# Full-Time Students2,298 students768 students
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# Part-Time Students2,626 students534 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
3%
5%
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% Black
3%
9%
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% White
90%
73%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.190.45
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College Completion Rate
27%
30%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,100$35,400
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,308 is less than the state average of $6,980. 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 $7,515. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,308$6,980
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,308$7,515
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid86%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,467$15,511
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$7,600
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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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota
    Private, for profit
    5,395 students | 2.60 Mi226 Park Avenue South
    Saint Cloud MN  56301
    (320)251-5600
    2.605,395
  • 218 students | 3.40 Mi1201 2nd Street South
    Waite Park MN  56387
    (320)257-2000
    3.40218
  • 236 students | 34.80 Mi11500 193rd Ave NW
    Elk River MN  55330
    (763)367-7000
    34.80236
  • 2,165 students | 44.50 Mi1355 Highway 10 West
    Anoka MN  55303
    (763)433-1100
    44.502,165
  • 7,877 students | 49.00 Mi11200 Mississippi Blvd. NW
    Minneapolis MN  55433
    (763)433-1100
    49.007,877
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