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Minneapolis Community and Technical College Overview

Minneapolis Community and Technical College is a public institution located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is Minneapolis Community and Technical College Known For?

1,280 Undergraduate Awards
  • The undergraduate certificate is the highest award offered at Minneapolis Community and Technical College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 45% of the faculty were full-time.

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Minneapolis Community and Technical 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.

Minneapolis Community and Technical College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#383 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Minneapolis Community and Technical College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Textile & Apparel Studies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Value Textile & Apparel Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Value Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Value Visual & Performing Arts Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Value Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Value Mechanic & Repair Technologies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Best Mechanic & Repair Technologies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Best Value Computer & Information Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Minneapolis Community and Technical College?

Location of Minneapolis Community and Technical College

Contact details for Minneapolis Community and Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1501 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403-1779
Phone: 612-659-6000
Website: www.minneapolis.edu

How Do I Get Into Minneapolis Community and Technical College?

You can apply to Minneapolis Community and Technical College online at: www.minneapolis.edu/admissions/apply-new-college-student

Minneapolis Community and Technical College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Minneapolis Community and Technical College?

26% Take Out Loans
19.1% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Minneapolis Community and Technical College, approximately 26% of students took out student loans averaging $5,201 a year. That adds up to $20,804 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Minneapolis Community and Technical College is 19.1%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Minneapolis Community and Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,404 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
55% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,014 undergraduate students at Minneapolis Community and Technical College, with 2,404 being full-time and 4,610 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Minneapolis Community and Technical College

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,404 full-time undergraduates at Minneapolis Community and Technical College, 49% are male and 51% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Minneapolis Community and Technical College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Minneapolis Community and Technical College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Minneapolis Community and Technical College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 123
Black or African American 665
Hispanic or Latino 323
White 943
International Students 115
Other Races/Ethnicities 235

Over 67 countries are represented at Minneapolis Community and Technical College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, China, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Minneapolis Community and Technical College

662 Took All Classes Online
2,256 Took At Least One Class Online
-5.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,256 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Minneapolis Community and Technical College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 27th most popular in Minnesota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Minneapolis Community and Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Minneapolis Community and Technical College was -5.2%. This is the #2,471 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Minneapolis Community and Technical College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Minneapolis Community and Technical College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 6%
Liberal Arts General Studies 6%
Library & Archives Assisting 40%
Library Science 40%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Minneapolis Community and Technical College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Minneapolis Community and Technical College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Library & Archives Assisting #19
Information Science #65
Library Science #69
Finance & Financial Management #87
Entrepreneurial Studies #106
Computer & Information Sciences #477

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%.

Minneapolis Community and Technical College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 245 0 245
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 106 0 0 106
Nursing 0 70 0 70
Human Services 0 61 7 68
Design & Applied Arts 17 30 20 67
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 21 42 63
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 59 0 59
Business Administration & Management 0 53 0 53
Mental & Social Health Services 20 18 12 50
Human Development & Family Studies 13 21 9 43
Information Technology 1 39 2 42
Computer Software & Applications 16 12 11 39
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 21 10 31
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 19 12 0 31
Textile & Apparel Studies 8 11 11 30
Computer Programming 8 20 1 29
Precision Metal Working 0 16 13 29
Accounting 5 23 0 28
Health & Medical Administrative Services 16 7 4 27
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 18 0 0 18
Allied Health Professions 3 12 0 15
Dental Support Services 0 0 15 15
General Biology 0 11 0 11
General Education 0 11 0 11
Health & Physical Education 11 0 0 11
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 0 10 10
Alternative Medicine & Systems 10 0 0 10
Library & Archives Assisting 6 4 0 10
Computer Information Systems 8 0 0 8
Audiovisual Communications 0 7 0 7
Drama & Theater Arts 0 7 0 7
Entrepreneurial Studies 5 0 0 5
Community Organization & Advocacy 0 5 0 5
Fine & Studio Arts 0 5 0 5
Ethnic Studies 4 0 0 4
Mathematics 0 4 0 4
Chemistry 0 4 0 4
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 3 0 0 3
Computer Systems Networking 2 0 0 2
Legal Support Services 0 0 2 2
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 1 0 1
General Business/Commerce 0 1 0 1
International Studies 1 0 0 1
Biotechnology 0 0 0 0
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 0 0 0 0
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 0 0 0
Graphic Communications 0 0 0 0
Information Science 0 0 0 0
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 0 0 0
Teaching Assistants 0 0 0 0
Precision Systems Maintenance 0 0 0 0
Cosmetology 0 0 0 0
Culinary Arts 0 0 0 0
Woodworking 0 0 0 0
Homeland Security 0 0 0 0
Other Homeland Security 0 0 0 0
Air Transportation 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 300 811 169 1,280

References

*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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