University of Minnesota-Rochester

300 University Square 111 South Broadway
Rochester, MN 55904
School Highlights
  • University of Minnesota-Rochester serves 495 students (94% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 27%.
  • University of Minnesota-Rochester is one of 3 community colleges within Olmsted County, MN.
  • The nearest community college to University of Minnesota-Rochester is Rochester Community and Technical College (2.3 miles away).

Top Placements

University of Minnesota-Rochester places among the top 20% of community colleges in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
University of Minnesota-Rochester(MN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty41 staff56 staff
University of Minnesota-Rochester Total Faculty (2014-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of University of Minnesota-Rochester has grown by 19% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The University of Minnesota-Rochester diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 63% over five years.
Total Enrollment495 students1,302 students
University of Minnesota-Rochester Total Enrollment (2009-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio12:130:1
University of Minnesota-Rochester Student Staff Ratio (2014-2016)
# Full-Time Students467 students768 students
University of Minnesota-Rochester Full-Time Students (2009-2016)
# Part-Time Students28 students534 students
University of Minnesota-Rochester Part-Time Students (2011-2016)
University of Minnesota-Rochester Enrollment Breakdown MN All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
University of Minnesota-Rochester Ethnicity Breakdown MN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.370.45
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$55,100$35,400

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $13,056 is more than the state average of $6,980. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $13,056 is more than the state average of $7,515. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$13,056$6,980
University of Minnesota-Rochester In-State Tuition Fees (2011-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$13,056$7,515
University of Minnesota-Rochester Out-State Tuition Fees (2011-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2013)94%89%
Median Debt for Graduates$20,500$15,511
University of Minnesota-Rochester Median debt for students who have completed (2010-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$11,250$7,600
University of Minnesota-Rochester Median debt for students who have not completed (2010-2015)
Acceptance Rate54%78%
University of Minnesota-Rochester Percent Admitted (2011-2016)
SAT Total Avg.1,7901,790
SAT Reading625625
University of Minnesota-Rochester SAT Reading (2012-2016)
SAT Math600600
University of Minnesota-Rochester SAT Math (2012-2016)
SAT Writing565565
University of Minnesota-Rochester SAT Writing (2012-2016)
ACT Total Avg.8279
ACT Composite2524
ACT English2424
ACT Math2523
ACT Writing88
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Minnesota public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,980 per year for in-state students and $7,515 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,383 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Minnesota is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Minnesota community colleges have a diversity score of 0.45, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Minnesota is Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.