Minnesota West Community and Technical College: Review & Facts

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Minnesota West Community and Technical College is a small two-year, public school with 3,030 students enrolled. This institution is the only school located in Granite Falls, Minnesota.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
67
Fair
At Minnesota West Community and Technical College you can obtain your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or 2-year certificate.

Minnesota West CTC deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 67 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Medical Assistant, General Studies, Electrical and Electronics, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
67%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Minnesota West Community and Technical College student retention rate is relatively low at 67% (close to Minnesota average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Minnesota West Community and Technical College is below average: 51%. About 14% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Minnesota West Community and Technical College is reasonably decent: 19:1. Find out more details on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$10,900
Medium
Average tuition cost is close to the nationwide median, around $10,300 annually. The additional fees at Minnesota West CTC (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $600; this comes to a total of $10,900 per year.

Read the details about Minnesota West Community and Technical College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at Minnesota West Community and Technical College is $20.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Minnesota West Community and Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (800) 658-2330 or check Minnesota West Community and Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,500
Low
Minnesota West Community and Technical College provides a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Minnesota West Community and Technical College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Minnesota West Community and Technical College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 100 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: around $2,500 a year.

Based on the college crime information, Minnesota West Community and Technical College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Minnesota West Community and Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: Minnesota West Community and Technical College, 1593 11th Ave, Granite Falls, Minnesota 56241, USA
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