Minnesota State Community and Technical College Overview
Located in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, Minnesota State Community and Technical College is a public institution. Fergus Falls is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.
What Is Minnesota State Community and Technical College Known For?
- The highest award offered at M State is the undergraduate certificate.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 48% of the faculty were full-time.
Minnesota State Community and Technical College Rankings
M State is ranked #315 out of 2,320 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
M State has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#53||Best Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#203||Best Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#300||Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at M State.
Where Is Minnesota State Community and Technical College?
Contact details for M State are given below.
|Address:||1414 College Way, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-1000|
How Do I Get Into M State?
You can apply to M State online at: https://eservices.minnstate.edu/adm/public/studentIntent?campusId=system&utm_source=MnSCUedu&utm_medium=CollegeSearch&utm_campaign=GenApplyNow
Can I Afford Minnesota State Community and Technical College?
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 M State, approximately 57% of students took out student loans averaging $5,685 a year. That adds up to $22,740 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at M State is 12.2%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Minnesota State Community and Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 2,219 full-time undergraduates at M State, 51% are male and 49% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Minnesota State Community and Technical College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||152|
|Hispanic or Latino||91|
Over 23 countries are represented at M State. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nigeria, Nepal, and Vietnam.
Online Learning at Minnesota State Community and Technical College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at M State has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 15th 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 M State
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Minnesota State Community and Technical College was -0.3%. This is the #2,228 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at M State regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of M State majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at M State 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 M State.
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%.
Minnesota State Community and Technical 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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