Riverland Community College Overview
Located in Austin, Minnesota, Riverland Community College is a public institution. The surrounding location of Austin is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.
What Is Riverland Community College Known For?
- The highest award offered at Riverland Community College is the undergraduate certificate.
- In 2017-2018, 48% of the faculty were full-time.
Riverland Community 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.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Riverland Community College.
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Where Is Riverland Community College?
Contact details for Riverland Community College are given below.
|Address:||1900 8Th Ave Nw, Austin, MN 55912-1473|
How Do I Get Into Riverland Community College?
You can apply to Riverland Community College online at: www.riverland.edu/admissions/apply-to-riverland/
Can I Afford Riverland Community College?
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Riverland Community College, approximately 42% of students took out student loans averaging $5,123 a year. That adds up to $20,492 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Riverland Community College is 12.0%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Riverland Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 1,261 full-time undergraduates at Riverland Community College, 47% are male and 53% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Riverland Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||94|
|Hispanic or Latino||211|
Over 25 countries are represented at Riverland Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Brazil, Japan, and Netherlands.
Online Learning at Riverland Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Riverland Community College has changed over the last few years.
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 Riverland Community College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Riverland Community College was 7.0%. This is the #1,518 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Riverland Community College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Riverland Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||67%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||25%|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||40%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Riverland Community 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 Riverland Community College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Quality Control Technology||#8|
|Design & Applied Arts||#29|
|Computer Software & Applications||#35|
|Visual & Performing Arts||#61|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||#72|
|Human Resource Management||#89|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#206|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#241|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#315|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#315|
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%.
Riverland Community 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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