South Central College: Review & Facts

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South Central College is a medium two-year, public school with 2,960 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1946 and is the only school located in North Mankato, Minnesota.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
61
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, and 2-year certificate are offered at South Central College.

South Central College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 61 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical Assistant, Industrial Technologies, Nursing, and Agriculture. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
56%
Bad
It is important 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 positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

South Central College student retention rate is low at 56% (way below Minnesota average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at South Central College is very low - 26%. Nearly 18% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at South Central College is decent - 16:1. Find out more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,500
Low
Average tuition pricing is very low, about $4,900 per year. The additional fees at South Central College not covered by tuition are approximately $600, which comes to a total of $5,500 per year.

Read the details about South Central 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
This school will consider accepting your 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) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at South Central College is $20.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at South Central College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (507) 389-7200 or check South Central College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
South Central College offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at South Central 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.

ROTC
Available
No
At the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at South Central College.

Based on the college crime information, South Central College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

South Central College Location and Maps



Post Address: South Central College, 1920 Lee Blvd, North Mankato, Minnesota 56003-1920, USA
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