University of Minnesota-Rochester
University of Minnesota-Rochester places among the top 20% of community colleges in Minnesota for:
- Category Attribute
- Selectivity Lowest acceptance rates
- Student Earnings Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation)
- The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
|University of Minnesota-Rochester||(MN) Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Associate of Arts Colleges||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges|
|Institution Level||Less than 2 yrs||Four or more years|
|Total Faculty||41 staff||56 staff|
|Total Enrollment||495 students||1,302 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||12:1||30:1|
|# Full-Time Students||467 students||768 students|
|# Part-Time Students||28 students||534 students|
|% Two or more races|
|% Non Resident races|
|% Unknown races|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$55,100||$35,400|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- The nearest community college to University of Minnesota-Rochester is Rochester Community and Technical College (2.3 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 5,894 students | 2.30 Mi851 30th Ave SE
Rochester,  MN  55904
- 183 students | 3.80 Mi2521 Pennington Drive NW
Rochester,  MN  55901
- 3,243 students | 36.00 Mi1900 8th Ave NW
Austin,  MN  55912
- 2,177 students | 42.10 Mi1250 Homer Rd
Winona,  MN  55987
- 2,910 students | 57.90 Mi1300 145th Street East
Rosemount,  MN  55068
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