Minnesota State Community and Technical College
School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More
About Minnesota State Community and Technical College
Minnesota State Community and Technical College is a medium-sized public college located on a rural campus in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,757, and admissions are selective. The college has an average graduation rate of 42% and a student-faculty ratio of 24:1. Tuition and fees for students are $4,965.
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Acceptance Rate Insight
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Retention Rate Insight
62% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.
Graduation Rate Insight
42% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.
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Open admission Yes
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Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) --
Transfer Credit Policy
Dual enrollment Yes
Credit for qualified life experience* Yes
Advance placement (AP) credits Yes
*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.
SAT & ACT
ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable
SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable
Student Body Stats
This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.Learn more about how we determine school awards
Online student enrollment
Student to faculty ratio
Ways Students Can Learn
Two or more races
American Indian/Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
Female student population
48% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
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Offers Online Programs
Total Online Enrollment
Student Location Breakout
Bar graph visual depicting student location breakout percentages. 49% online, 51% on-campus.
Percent of Programs Online
Types of Online Programs Offered
Certificates 35% online
Associate 29% online
Bachelor's Not offered
Graduate Certificate Not offered
Master's Not offered
Doctorate Not offered
Students Receiving Aid
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Average student debt after graduation
Average salary 6 years after starting school
Varsity Athletic Teams
NJCAA Division III
of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.
Degrees Awarded by Program
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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.