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St Cloud Technical and Community College Overview

St Cloud Technical and Community College is a public institution located in Saint Cloud, Minnesota. The city atmosphere of Saint Cloud makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is St Cloud Technical and Community College Known For?

1,088 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the undergraduate certificate is the highest award a student can attain at St Cloud Technical and Community College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 55% of the faculty were full-time.

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St Cloud Technical and Community College Rankings

St Cloud Technical and Community College landed the #347 spot in our 2021 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 2,320 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.

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.

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#51 Best Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#331 Most Popular 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 St Cloud Technical and Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Civil Engineering Technology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Finance & Financial Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Precision Production Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Precision Metal Working Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Best Business Administration & Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 Best Business, Management & Marketing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 Best Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#58 Best Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is St Cloud Technical and Community College?

Location of St Cloud Technical and Community College

Contact details for St Cloud Technical and Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1540 Northway Drive, Saint Cloud, MN 56303-1240
Phone: 320-308-5000
Website: www.sctcc.edu

How Do I Get Into St Cloud Technical and Community College?

You can apply to St Cloud Technical and Community College online at: www.sctcc.edu/application

St Cloud Technical and Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford St Cloud Technical and Community College?

48% Take Out Loans
10.8% 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 St Cloud Technical and Community College, approximately 48% of students took out student loans averaging $5,328 a year. That adds up to $21,312 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at St Cloud Technical and Community College is 10.8%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

St Cloud Technical and Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,097 Full-Time Undergraduates
50% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,134 undergraduate students at St Cloud Technical and Community College, with 2,097 being full-time and 2,037 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,097 full-time undergraduates at St Cloud Technical and Community College, 50% are male and 50% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  St Cloud Technical and Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of St Cloud Technical and Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 34
Black or African American 241
Hispanic or Latino 131
White 1,562
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 121

Over 8 countries are represented at St Cloud Technical and Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Burkina Faso, Canada, and Colombia.

Online Learning at St Cloud Technical and Community College

600 Took All Classes Online
1,646 Took At Least One Class Online
10.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,646 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 19th 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 St Cloud Technical and Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at St Cloud Technical and Community College was 10.6%. This is the #1,297 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at St Cloud Technical and Community College regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business, Management & Marketing 9%
Environmental Control Technology 21%
Finance & Financial Management 20%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 2%
Liberal Arts General Studies 2%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at St Cloud Technical and 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 St Cloud Technical and Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Industrial Production Technology #8
Environmental Control Technology #10
Finance & Financial Management #32
Engineering Technologies #68
Liberal Arts General Studies #222
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #222
Business Administration & Management #425

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%.

St Cloud Technical and Community 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 0 344 0 344
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 100 100
Business Administration & Management 0 53 0 53
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 22 31 53
Precision Metal Working 0 5 46 51
Nursing 0 50 0 50
Allied Health Professions 0 45 1 46
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 7 31 38
Dental Support Services 0 38 0 38
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 32 0 32
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 7 24 31
Environmental Control Technology 0 19 10 29
Accounting 0 24 4 28
Civil Engineering Technology 0 12 7 19
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 0 18 18
Carpentry 0 0 17 17
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 14 3 17
Information Technology 0 14 2 16
Plumbing & Water Supply 0 1 14 15
General Sales & Marketing 0 11 3 14
Health Sciences & Services 0 14 0 14
Marketing 0 12 1 13
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 11 0 11
Computer Programming 0 9 0 9
Teaching Assistants 0 6 0 6
Culinary Arts 0 3 3 6
Finance & Financial Management 0 5 0 5
Teacher Education Subject Specific 5 0 0 5
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 4 0 4
Legal Support Services 0 3 0 3
Human Development & Family Studies 0 1 1 2
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 1 0 1
Public Relations & Advertising 0 0 0 0
Graphic Communications 0 0 0 0
Computer Systems Networking 0 0 0 0
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 0 0 0 0
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 5 767 316 1,088

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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