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1300 145th Street East
Rosemount, MN 55068
United States

Certificates / Diplomas
Associate Degree
The following information should help you understand the cost of attending college. Keep in mind that most students receive a financial aid package (grants and scholarships) which lowers their out-of-pocket cost. This is reflected on the net price information, if available.
Living Off-Campus
Living with Family
The amounts above pertain to first-time full-time undergraduate students and include tuition and fees, housing and meals, transportation, and personal expenses. Use these estimated amounts as a reference for building your annual budget for attending this institution.
Average Net Price $11,472 / year

This is the average annual amount that first-time, full-time undergraduate students pay at this institution after subtracting all grants and scholarships from the cost of attendance.

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Net cost after grants and scholarships by income
$0-$30,000: $9,074
$30,001-$48,000: $10,143
$48,001-$75,000: $11,082
$75,001-$110,000: $14,050
Over $110,000: $15,376

This net price data shows the average amount students have paid, according to their family income, after subtracting all grants and scholarships.

Student/Faculty Ratio
Size of Student Body
Average Class Size
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Breakdown by Race
Black or African American: 11%
Hispanic: 10%
Asian: 5%
White: 65%
Two or more races: 4%
Unknown: 4%
Breakdown by Age
19 and Younger: 29%
20 to 24: 33%
25 to 34: 22%
35 to 44: 9%
45 and Older: 6%
Breakdown by Gender
Men: 54%
Women: 43%
New entering students who are transfers

Graduation Rate for Two-Year Programs
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Completers within 3 years by race
Hispanic: 50%
White: 60%
Completers within 3 years by Gender
Men: 57%
Women: 44%
Retention Rate
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Retention Rate By Type
Full-time: 65%
Part-time: 45%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid awarded to undergraduate students

The following information pertains to first-time full-time undergraduate students.

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Average amount of aid awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates
State/Local grant aid: $1,791
Institutional grant aid: $985
Federal grant aid: $1,966
Average amount of grant aid awarded by income (all sources)
$0-$30,000: $6,368
$30,001-$48,000: $6,444
$48,001-$75,000: $4,608
$75,001-$110,000: $1,447
Over $110,000: $306
School Scholarships
Required Forms: FAFSA
Title IV (FAFSA) School Code:
Financial Aid Contact

This section shows the median debt graduates incurred to complete their degree at this institution.

Median Cumulative Debt by Degree Type
  • Associate's Degree: $12,000
  • Undergraduate Certificate: $9,406
Percent of Graduates With Loans
  • Associate's Degree: 45%
  • Undergraduate Certificate: 40%

  • System applications (online)
  • System applications (paper)
  • School applications (online)
  • School applications (paper)
  • ACCUPLACER, some programs have additional testing requirements.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Transcripts
  • Campus visit recommended, but not required, an application, $20.00 application fee, immunization form, high school diploma, GED or DD Form 214. (some programs have additional requirements)
  • Accepts dual credits
  • Accepts exam-based credits
  • Institution awards credits for military training
Application Timelines

Financial Aid Application Deadline

The college has spring and fall deadlines for scholarship applications. Please refer to the college scholarship website for more information. * *

Open Admissions Deadline

First come-first served

Admissions Contact
The data displayed below comes from the Graduate Employment Outcomes tool and only reports on graduates employed in Minnesota. This section shows employment data for graduate class of 2017, including percent of graduates with full-time employment in the 3rd year after college graduation and the median annual wages by award level, according to the Minnesota unemployment insurance records. Data does not include federal employees, self-employed (e.g. professional freelancers, artists, developers, designers, business owners), military, or individuals who moved out of state for a job. The list below may be incomplete and limited to some majors. Additionally, data has been suppressed when it refers to 10 or less students.Jump to:
Certificates / Diplomas
Field of Study Percent Employed Full-time 3 Years Post-Graduation Median Annual Salary of Graduates
Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences 61% $64,348
Construction Trades, General 59% $71,879
Electrical and Power Transmission Installers 59% $71,879
Electrical and Power Transmission Installers 59% $71,879
Food Science and Technology 69% $64,348
Health professions and related programs 27% $45,716
Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 39% $55,295
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants 27% $47,020
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants 27% $47,020
Precision Metal Working 50% $51,408
Precision Metal Working 50% $51,408
Precision production 50% $51,408
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies 29% $51,457
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies 29% $51,457
Associate Degree
Field of Study Percent Employed Full-time 3 Years Post-Graduation Median Annual Salary of Graduates
Accounting and Related Services 50% $50,207
Business Administration, Management and Operations 48% $52,615
Business, management, marketing, and related support services 52% $52,086
Computer and information sciences and support services 69% $53,977
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management 70% $55,757
Construction trades 59% $60,058
Electrical and Power Transmission Installers 59% $60,058
Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians 73% $59,333
Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields 66% $56,577
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies 79% $76,154
Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 78% $62,289
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies 77% $55,209
Visual and performing arts 48% $43,347
This profile features institution-wide data. Be aware that some categories may not be showing and that data is suppressed when reporting is for 10 or less students. Most data and terminology is sourced from IPEDS. To learn more about each section, please refer to Data Sources.