Riverland Community College: Review & Facts

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Riverland Community College is a small two-year, public school with 3,070 students enrolled. This college was established in 1940 and is the only school located in Austin, Minnesota.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
55
Fair
Riverland Community College will give you the opportunity to earn a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or 2-year certificate.

Riverland Community College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 55 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Office and Clerical Services, Medical Assistant, and Industrial Technologies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
64%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Riverland Community College is relatively low at 64% (below Minnesota average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
21 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Riverland Community College is low - 37%. Approximately 16% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Riverland Community College is reasonably decent -- 21:1. Read more on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,600
Low
Average tuition cost is low, around $5,000 annually. The additional fees at Riverland Community College not covered by tuition are around $600, which comes to $5,600 per year.

Read the details about Riverland Community 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 school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Riverland Community College is $20.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Riverland Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (507) 433-0600 or check Riverland Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,000
Low
Riverland Community College offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Riverland Community 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
C-
Unsafe
Riverland Community College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 100 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low: nearly $3,000 annually.

Based on the college crime data, Riverland Community College seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Riverland Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Riverland Community College, 1900 8th Ave NW, Austin, Minnesota 55912-1473, USA
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