Minnesota Community Colleges

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Community colleges, formerly known as junior colleges, are 2-year higher education institutions that provide postsecondary courses leading to certificate and associate degree as a pathway to a four-year degree. Below is a list of all community colleges in the state of Minnesota. For each college, you will see the name of current president, website URL,  street address, phone number, postal code and city location.  See Countryaah.com for the list of all cities and towns in Minnesota.

Minnesota is home to an impressive array of community colleges offering quality, affordable education to residents and visitors alike. From the metropolitan Twin Cities area to more rural locations, there are numerous options for students looking to launch a successful career or pursue further studies.

The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system (MnSCU) comprises 32 two-year institutions across the state, each offering Associate Degree programs in a variety of fields such as business administration, healthcare, information technology and the liberal arts. Additionally, many of these colleges provide specialized certificates in areas like cosmetology, welding and culinary arts. MnSCU also offers several online degrees and certificates for those who prefer to learn remotely from any location with an internet connection.

In addition to traditional course offerings, many of the community colleges in Minnesota have agreements with local employers for internships and apprenticeships that enable students to gain valuable work experience while still earning college credit. These programs provide students with the opportunity to explore potential career paths before committing to a full-time job or furthering their studies at a four-year institution.

For those looking for more than just an academic experience, there are many extracurricular activities offered by Minnesota’s community colleges such as student clubs and organizations, intramural sports teams, student government associations and volunteer programs. Furthermore, these colleges typically host events throughout the year such as career fairs and cultural celebrations which create a vibrant campus atmosphere where students can develop leadership skills while connecting with potential employers or other members of the local community.

Minnesota’s community college system provides numerous resources for students seeking financial aid including scholarships, grants and loans. In addition, many of these institutions have articulation agreements with four-year universities which allow credits earned at one institution to be transferred towards a bachelor’s degree at another school within the MnSCU system or beyond its borders.

For those looking for an accessible educational option that won’t break the bank but still offers quality instruction from experienced faculty members in a wide range of fields, Minnesota’s community college system is definitely worth exploring. With its vast array of academic programs coupled with opportunities for real-world experience through internships and apprenticeships as well as extracurricular activities like student clubs and organizations – it truly is an ideal learning environment for anyone looking forward to a bright future!

  • Searchforpublicschools.com:  Offers a list of all public K12 schools in Minnesota by county, including elementary schools, middle schools and high schools.
Anoka-Hennepin Technical College
CEO/President: Anne  Weyandt
Web Address: anokatech.edu
Address: 1355 West Highway 10
City: Anoka
Zip: 55303
State: MN
Phone: 7635764700


Anoka-Ramsey Community College
CEO/President: Patrick M.  Johns
Web Address: anokaramsey.edu
Address: 11200 Mississippi Boulevard, NW
City: Coon Rapids
Zip: 55433
State: MN
Phone: 7634331208


Central Lakes College
CEO/President: Larry A.  Lundblad
Web Address: clcmn.edu
Address: 501 West College Drive
City: Brainerd
Zip: 56401
State: MN
Phone: 2188558000


Century College
CEO/President: Larry  Litecky
Web Address: century.edu
Address: 3300 Century Avenue
City: White Bear Lake
Zip: 55110
State: MN
Phone: 6517793200


Dakota County Technical College
CEO/President: Ronald E.  Thomas
Web Address: www.dctc.edu
Address: 1300 East 145th Street
City: Rosemount
Zip: 55068
State: MN
Phone: 6514238213


Inver Hills Community College
CEO/President: Cheryl L.  Frank
Web Address: inverhills.edu
Address: 2500 80th Street East
City: Inver Grove Heights
Zip: 55076
State: MN
Phone: 6514508500


Itasca Community College
CEO/President: Michael  Johnson
Web Address: itascacc.edu
Address: 1851 East Highway 169
City: Grand Rapids
Zip: 55744
State: MN
Phone: 2183274460


Lake Superior College
CEO/President: Kathleen L.  Nelson
Web Address: lsc.edu
Address: 2101 Trinity Road
City: Duluth
Zip: 55811
State: MN
Phone: 2187337600


Mesabi Range Community & Technical College-Eveleth
CEO/President: Tina  Royer
Web Address: mr.mnscu.edu
Address: 1100 Industrial Park Drive  PO Box 0648
City: Eveleth
Zip: 55734-0648
State: MN
Phone: 2187447457


Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
CEO/President: James H.  McCormick
Web Address: mnscu.edu
Address: 30 7th Street East, Suite 350
City: St Paul
Zip: 55101-7804
State: MN
Phone: 6512968113


Minnesota State Community and Technical College
CEO/President: Ann  Valentine
Web Address: minnesota.edu
Address: 1414 College Way
City: Fergus Falls
Zip: 56537
State: MN
Phone: 2187397500


Minnesota West Community and Technical College
CEO/President: Ronald A.  Wood
Web Address: mnwest.edu
Address: Granite Falls Campus  1593 11th Avenue
City: Granite Falls
Zip: 56241
State: MN
Phone: 3205644511


Normandale Community College
CEO/President: Katherine  Hiyane-Brown
Web Address: normandale.edu
Address: 9700 France Avenue South
City: Bloomington
Zip: 55431
State: MN
Phone: 9524878200


North Hennepin Community College
CEO/President: Ann  Wynia
Web Address: nhcc.edu
Address: 7411 85th Avenue North
City: Brooklyn Park
Zip: 55445
State: MN
Phone: 7634240812


Northland Community and Technical College
CEO/President: Anne  Temte
Web Address: northlandcollege.edu
Address: 1101 Highway 1 East
City: Thief River Falls
Zip: 56701
State: MN
Phone: 2186810701


Pine Technical College
CEO/President: Robert L.  Musgrove
Web Address: pinetech.edu
Address: 900 4th Street, SE
City: Pine City
Zip: 55063-1701
State: MN
Phone: 8005217463


Rainy River Community College
CEO/President: Wayne  Merrell
Web Address: rrcc.mnscu.edu
Address: 1501 Highway 71
City: International Falls
Zip: 56649
State: MN
Phone: 2182857722


Ridgewater College
CEO/President: Douglas W.  Allen
Web Address: ridgewater.edu
Address: 2101 15th Avenue NW  PO Box 1097
City: Willmar
Zip: 56201
State: MN
Phone: 3202225200


Riverland Community College
CEO/President: Terrence  Leas
Web Address: riverland.edu
Address: 1900 8th Avenue, NW
City: Austin
Zip: 55912-1470
State: MN
Phone: 5074330607


Rochester Community and Technical College
CEO/President: Don  Supalla
Web Address: rctc.edu
Address: 851 30th Avenue, SE
City: Rochester
Zip: 55904-4999
State: MN
Phone: 5072857210


Saint Paul College
CEO/President: Donovan  Schwichtenberg
Web Address: saintpaul.edu
Address: 235 Marshall Avenue
City: St Paul
Zip: 55102
State: MN
Phone: 6518461335


South Central College
CEO/President: Keith  Stover
Web Address: http://southcentral.edu
Address: 1920 Lee Boulevard
City: North Mankato
Zip: 56003
State: MN
Phone: 5073897200


St Cloud Technical College
CEO/President: Joyce M.  Helens
Web Address: sctc.edu
Address: 1540 Northway Drive
City: St Cloud
Zip: 56303
State: MN
Phone: 3203085000


Vermilion Community College
CEO/President: Mary B.  Koski
Web Address: vcc.edu
Address: 1900 East Camp Street
City: Ely
Zip: 55731
State: MN
Phone: 2183657235

Vermilion Community College

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