Century College Overview
Century College is a public institution situated in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. White Bear Lake is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.
What Is Century College Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the undergraduate certificate is the highest award a student can attain at Century College.
- In 2017-2018, 42% of the faculty were full-time.
Century College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Century College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#116||Best Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Century College.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Century College has earned from around the web.
|#2||Best Cosmetology Schools||College Factual|
|#12||Best Personal & Culinary Services Schools||College Factual|
|#17||Best Dental Support Services Schools||College Factual|
|#18||Best Mechanic & Repair Technologies Schools||College Factual|
|#28||Best Healthcare Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Healthcare Degree Search|
|#79||Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools||College Factual|
Where Is Century College?
Contact details for Century College are given below.
|Address:||3300 Century Ave N, White Bear Lake, MN 55110|
How Do I Get Into Century College?
You can apply to Century College online at: https://www.century.edu/admissions
Can I Afford Century College?
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Century College, approximately 29% of students took out student loans averaging $5,379 a year. That adds up to $21,516 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Century College is 9.2%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
Century College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 3,280 full-time undergraduates at Century College, 44% are male and 56% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Century College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||306|
|Hispanic or Latino||273|
Over 56 countries are represented at Century College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, China, and United Kingdom.
Online Learning at Century College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Century College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 16th most popular in Minnesota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Growth Rankings of Century College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Century College was 90.8%. This is the #451 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Century College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Century College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Health Sciences & Services||58%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Century College ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Century College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Health Sciences & Services||#31|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#124|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Century College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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