Community Colleges in Minnesota


Colleges

List of Top Community Colleges in Minnesota

1. Leech Lake Tribal College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1990
Website : www.lltc.edu
No. of Students : 350

PROFILE:

Leech Lake Tribal College provides quality higher education grounded in Anishinaabe values. To be recognized as a center of academic excellence that advances the Anishinaabe worldview and empowers life-long learners who are fully engaged citizens, stewards, and leaders.

COURSES/PROGRAMS OFFERED:

Academics
Arts & Humanities
Career & Technical Education
Natural Sciences/Technology

FINANCIAL AID:

In order to ensure you have proper funding for the cost of this goal, it is important for you to plan ahead financially. There are many resources available in the form of grants and scholarships to assist you. They include federal, state, tribal, and private grants and scholarships.

2. Minnesota State College & University System

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Website : www.mnscu.edu
No. of Students : 435,000
Contact No : (800) 456-8519

PROFILE:

The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system is the largest single provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota and the fifth largest system of colleges and universities in the United States. The system includes 31 institutions (24 technical and community colleges and seven state universities) spanning 54 campuses across 47 Minnesota communities.

COURSES/PROGRAMS OFFERED:

MnSCU colleges and universities offer 522 programs and more than 15,000 courses partially or fully online. MnSCU colleges and universities also deliver 16,000 customized training, occupational and professional classes to businesses and other employers, serving 120,000 workers each year.

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, 30 7th St. E., Suite 350, St. Paul, MN 55101-7804

(A) Alexandria Technical & Community College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1961
Website : www.alextech.edu
Contact No : (320)762-0221

PROFILE:

Alexandria Technical & Community College creates opportunity for individuals and businesses through education, innovation, and leadership. The college’s high-quality technical and transfer programs and services meet their needs, interests, and abilities and strengthen the economic, social, and cultural life of Minnesota’s communities.

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

Alexandria Technical & Community College, 1601 Jefferson Street, Alexandria, MN 56308

(B) Anoka-Ramsey Community College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1965
Website : www.anokaramsey.edu
No. of Students : 11,000
Contact No : (763)433-1100

PROFILE:

Anoka-Ramsey Community College is a multi-campus institution and a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. The Coon Rapids Campus is located on the banks of the Mississippi River twentymiles north of downtown Minneapolis. The Cambridge Campus is located on west Highway 95 on the Rum River in Cambridge.

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

Cambridge Campus: 300 Spirit River Drive South, Cambridge, MN 55008-5704

(C) Anoka Technical College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1967
Website : www.anokatech.edu
Contact No : (763)433-1100

PROFILE:

Anoka Technical College provides the opportunity and the tools that allow you to get your dream on track, whether you are seeking an associate in applied (AAS) degree, certificate or diploma, planning toward a four-year degree, brushing up your workplace skills or taking courses for enrichment. The college has more than 35 career programs that respond to today’s contemporary and traditional technical industry needs. Anoka Technical College is aligned with Anoka-Ramsey Community College.

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

1355 West Highway 10, Anoka, MN 55303.

(D) Central Lakes College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1938
Website : www.clcmn.edu
No. of Students : 6,000
Contact No : 218-855-8000
Email : askclc@clcmn.edu

PROFILE:

Central Lakes College – Brainerd and Staples is one of 31 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (www.mnscu.edu), offering excellent, affordable education in 46 communities across the state.

(E) Century College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Website : www.century.edu
Contact No : (651)779-3300

PROFILE:

Century College inspires, prepares, and empowers students to succeed in a changing world. This means: They inspire students to learn and to develop as whole people: intellectually, physically, and emotionally, they inspire students to continue learning throughout life……….

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

Century Avenue North, White Bear Lake, Minnesota 55110

(F) Dakota County Technical College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1970
Website : www.dctc.edu
No. of Students : 4,407
Contact No : (651)423-8301

PROFILE:

Dakota County Technical College endeavors to serve students within nearby communities, as well as those coming from countries around the world. The majority of students work toward degrees and diplomas in a variety of programs to prepare them for employment. DCTC is to provide college-level education for employment. Graduates of their institution will be wholly equipped to advance their chosen careers in an increasingly challenging global economy.

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

1300 145th Street E., Rosemount, MN 55068-2999

(G) Fond du Lac Tribal & Community College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1987
Website : fdltcc.edu
Contact No : (218)879-0800

PROFILE:

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College is to provide higher education opportunities for its communities in a welcoming, culturally diverse environment.

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

FOND DU LAC TRIBAL & COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 2101 14th Street, Cloquet, MN 55720

(H) Hennepin Technical College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1972
Website : www.hennepintech.edu
No. of Students : 10,000
Contact No : (952)995-1300

PROFILE:

Hennepin Technical College to provide excellence in career and technical education for employment and advancement in an ever-changing global environment. Embracing quality and innovation in career and technical education, workforce development, and lifelong learning.

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

Brooklyn Park Campus
9000 Brooklyn Blvd, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

Eden Prairie Campus
13100 College View Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55347

Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice Education Center
9110 Brooklyn Blvd, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

(I) Hibbing Community College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1996
Website : www.hcc.mnscu.edu
Contact No : (218)262-7200

PROFILE:

Hibbing Community College provides life-changing education and opportunities in a dynamic learning environment. It will be recognized for educational innovation and excellence and as a leader for economic development and community vitality. It is provide quality educational, cultural, economic, environmental and technological leadership.

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

Hibbing Community College, 1515 East 25th Street, Hibbing, MN 55746

(J) Inver Hills Community College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1970
Website : www.inverhills.edu
No. of Students : 5,675
Contact No : (651)450-3000

PROFILE:

Inver Hills dedicated to the power and promise of education, we inspire students, build careers and strengthen communities. They will be an innovator in education, creating a vigorous intellectual environment for emerging leaders, scholars, and professionals. Providing an affordable gateway into the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, they will enrich individual lives and support their diverse communities, locally and globally

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

Inver Hills Community College, 2500 East 80th Street, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076

(K) Itasca Community College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1952
Website : www.iccfoundation.org
Contact No : (218)322-2300
E-Mail : iccinfo@itascacc.edu

PROFILE:

Itasca Community College is committed to providing accessible, high-quality education that empowers our learners to pursue meaningful lives and productive careers. Best in engaged learning…best in community partnerships…best in empowering people!

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

Itasca Community College, 1851 East Highway 169, Grand Rapids, MN 55744-3397

(L) Lake Superior College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Website : www.lsc.edu
Contact No : (218)733-7600
E-Mail : enroll@lsc.edu

PROFILE:

Lake Superior College provides high quality, affordable higher education that benefits diverse learners, employers, and the community. LSC’s academic, technical, continuing education, and workforce development offerings prepare learners for a rapidly changing global community. Their services support learning, and their partnerships connect the college and its learners to a broader spectrum of community life.

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

2101 Trinity Rd. Duluth, MN 55811.

(M) Mesabi Range Community & Technical College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Website : www.mesabirange.edu
Contact No : (218)741-3095

PROFILE:

Mesabi Range is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and is part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System (MnSCU). It is a progressive, student-focused institution, located in the heart of northeastern Minnesota, preparing diverse learners for fulfilling careers, college transfer, and lives of intellectual curiosity and discovery.

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

Mesabi Range College, (Virginia Campus) 1001 Chestnut St. West, Virginia, MN 55792

(N) Minneapolis Community & Technical College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1996
Website : www.minneapolis.edu
No. of Students : 15,000
Contact No : (612)659-6000

PROFILE:

Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) is a public two-year college located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. The college is to make individual dreams achievable by providing access to learning opportunities that prepare students to live and work in a democratic society within a global community.

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

1501 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403

(O) Minnesota State College–Southeast Technical

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1949
Website : www.southeastmn.edu
No. of Students : 3139
Contact No : (651)385-6300

PROFILE:

Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical is dedicated to providing education for employment, skill enhancement, and retraining. The primary focus is to anticipate and meet the educational and training needs of students and employers. It provides students with a strong foundation of general and technical education opportunities for acquiring knowledge, skills, and attitudes for a lifetime of learning. The college anticipates and responds to global, technological, and social changes.

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

RED WING CAMPUS: 308 Pioneer Road, Red Wing, MN 55066
WINONA CAMPUS : P.O. Box 409, 1250 Homer Road, Winona, MN 55987

(P) Minnesota State Community & Technical College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Website : www.minnesota.edu
No. of Students : 8798
Contact No : (218)736-1504
E-Mail : www.minnesota.edu

PROFILE:

Provide dynamic learning for living, working and serving. M State’s is to provide accessible education with vigor and integrity to diverse learners, preparing them for dynamic living, working and serving.

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

150 2nd Street SW, Suite B., PO Box 309, Perham, MN 56573

(Q) Minnesota West Community & Technical College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1997
Website : www.mnwest.edu
Contact No : (800)658-2330

PROFILE:

Minnesota West Community & Technical College is a comprehensive community and technical college with five southwestern Minnesota campuses: Canby, Granite Falls, Jackson, Pipestone, and Worthington and centers in Luverne, Marshall, and Redwood Falls. Students have the opportunity to earn an Associate Degree, Diploma, or Certificate in more than 60 disciplines.

(R) Normandale Community College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1968
Website : www.normandale.edu
No. of Students : 9,514
Contact No : (952) 358-8200

PROFILE:

Normandale Community College advances individuals’ intellectual, career, and personal development by providing outstanding teaching and support.

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

France Avenue South, Bloomington , MN 55431

(S) North Hennepin Community College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Website : www.nhcc.edu
No. of Students : 10,705
Contact No : (763)488-0391

PROFILE:

North Hennepin Community College creates opportunities for students to reach their academic goals, succeed in their chosen professions, and make a difference in the world. Opportunity without limits, learning without end, and achievement beyond expectation

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

North Hennepin Community College 7411 85th Avenue North Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

(T) Northland Community & Technical College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1949
Website : www.northlandcollege.edu
No. of Students : 5,358
Contact No : (218)793-2800

PROFILE:

Northland students are as diverse as their interests. Many students are recent high school graduates, some are employees interested in expanding or updating their skills, some are taking courses for personal enrichment; others are getting the education they never got after high school. Whatever the goal Northland offers the affordability, flexibility and opportunity for success.

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

East Grand Forks Campus, 2022 Central Avenue NE, East Grand Forks, MN 56721

(U) Northwest Technical College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1960
Website : www.ntcmn.edu
Contact No : (218)333-6600

PROFILE:

Northwest Technical College integrates the value of work with the educational experience to develop resourceful lifelong learners with knowledge, skills, and attitudes to secure rewarding careers and satisfying lives in an increasingly technologically focused, globally interdependent, multicultural society.

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

Northwest Technical College, 905 Grant Avenue SE, Bemidji, MN 56601-4907

(V) Pine Technical College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1965
Website : pine.edu
Contact No : (320)629-5100

PROFILE:

Through extraordinary technical and transferrable education and superior services, Pine Technical & Community College develops innovative workers, fosters educated citizens, builds strong communities, and promotes healthy economies. Their mission is to provide superior education and social services that enhance the communities they serve.

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

Pine Technical and Community College, 900 Fourth St. SE, Pine City, MN 55063

(W) Ridgewater College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Website : www.ridgewater.edu
No. of Students : 5,500
Contact No : (312)263-0456

PROFILE:

Ridgewater College is a community and technical college that offers more than 100 educational programs in Transfer Education, transfer options, and technical education. It will be a dynamic educational leader exemplifying innovation and excellence within a student-centered learning environment.

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools., 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2502

(x) Riverland Community College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1940
Website : www.riverland.edu
Contact No : (800)247-5039

PROFILE:

Riverland Community College inspires personal success through education. Achieve “Best in Class” status in programs through excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. It is dedicated to their students, their mission and their communities.

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

  • Albert Lea, 2200 Riverland Dr., Albert Lea, MN 56007, 507-379-3300
  • Austin Campus, 1900 8th Avenue NW, Austin, MN 55912, 507-433-0600
  • Owatonna Campus, 965 Alexander Drive SW, Owatonna, MN 55060

(Y) Rochester Community & Technical College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1915
Website : www.rctc.edu
Contact No : (507)285-7210

PROFILE:

Rochester, Minnesota is a city known as a great place to live, work and visit. Rochester combines the best aspects of an innovative and cosmopolitan city with the charm of a small town environment and invites you to experience the city first-hand. It is proud to be the home of the Mayo Clinic and IBM which have established employment, population growth and advanced economic development in town. Rochester boasts excellent attractions, theaters, restaurants, sporting events, and entertainment right in the heart of the city and this will only continue to grow as Rochester faces an expansive future with the announcement of Destination Medical Center (DMC) by the Mayo Clinic.

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

Rochester Community and Technical College, 851 30th Ave SE, Rochester, MN 55904-4999

(Z) Saint Cloud Technical & Community College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1884
Website : www.sctcc.edu
No. of Students : 6,000
Contact No : (320)308-5000

PROFILE:

St. Cloud Technical & Community College prepares students for life-long learning by providing career, technical and transferable education. It is the college of choice for quality career, technical and transferable education, focused on highly-skilled employment and life-long learning opportunities.

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

1540 Northway Drive, St. Cloud, MN 56303

(AA) Saint Paul College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1910
Website : www.saintpaul.edu
No. of Students : 9,690
Contact No : (651)846-1600

PROFILE:

Saint Paul College offers comprehensive learning opportunities in both career and transfer education to enhance personal knowledge and advance economic opportunity for the benefit of a diverse population of constituents which includes students, business/industry/labor and the community. A Community & Technical College will be a leader in providing comprehensive life-long learning through innovative and quality-focused strategies and services.

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

Saint Paul College, 235 Marshall Avenue Saint Paul, MN 55102

(AB) South Central College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1946
Website : southcentral.edu
No. of Students : 6,149
Contact No : (507)332-5800

PROFILE:

South Central College will be the region’s leading institution for transitioning individuals into the college environment, educating students for technical careers, and building student capacity for future study through inclusive student-centered programs and services. The college will be a committed partner in the regional economy, helping individuals and organizations compete in the global marketplace.

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

Faribault Campus, 1225 Third Street SW, Faribault, MN 55021

(AC) Vermilion Community College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Established : 1922
Website : www.vcc.edu
Contact No : (218)365-7200

PROFILE:

Vermilion Community College located in beautiful Ely, Minnesota. They pride theirselves on their strong academic programs, their athletic experiences that they offer, their many and diverse student clubs, and of course, their friendly and helpful staff and faculty. Vermilion Community College educates people from all walks of life to become well-rounded, ethical citizens prepared to work, live, and learn in a changing world, especially the natural world that surrounds them.

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

Vermilion Community College, 1900 East Camp St. – Ely, MN 55731

3. White Earth Tribal & Community College

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DETAILS:

Website : www.wetcc.edu
Contact No : (218)935-0417

PROFILE:

White Earth Tribal and Community College, an Anishinaabe controlled liberal arts institution of higher education, is dedicated to educational excellence through provision of a culturally relevant curriculum, in partnership with students, staff, community, and industry.

COLLEGE CAMPUS:

White Earth Tribal & Community College, 102 3rd St. NE PO Box 478, Mahnomen, MN 56557