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Rochester Community and Technical College is a public institution situated in Rochester, Minnesota. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

148 Undergraduate Degrees

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Rochester Community and Technical College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Rochester Community and Technical College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#60 Best Nursing Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Rochester Community and Technical College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#20 Best Value Nursing Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#49 Best Value Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#106 Best Nursing Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Rochester Community and Technical College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#65 Best Value Colleges for Registered Nursing College Factual
#71 Best Value Colleges for Nursing College Factual
#82 Best Healthcare Associate Degree Schools Healthcare Degree Search
#93 Best Colleges for the Money College Factual

Where Is Rochester Community and Technical College?

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Contact details for Rochester Community and Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 851 30Th Ave Se, Rochester, MN 55904-4999
Phone: 507-285-7210
Website: www.rctc.edu/

How Do I Get Into Rochester Community and Technical College?

You can apply to Rochester Community and Technical College online at: https://www.rctc.edu/admissions/getting-started/application/

As long as you submit the requested materials to Rochester Community and Technical College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Rochester Community and Technical College?

39% Take Out Loans
9.0% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Rochester Community and Technical College, approximately 39% of students took out student loans averaging $5,211 a year. That adds up to $20,844 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Rochester Community and Technical College is 9.0%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Rochester Community and Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,042 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,115 undergraduate students at Rochester Community and Technical College, with 2,042 being full-time and 3,073 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 2,042 full-time undergraduates at Rochester Community and Technical College, 46% are male and 54% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Rochester Community and Technical College students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 88
Black or African American 247
Hispanic or Latino 170
White 1,393
International Students 26
Other Races/Ethnicities 118

Over 37 countries are represented at Rochester Community and Technical College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, and China.

Online Learning at Rochester Community and Technical College

1,595 Took All Classes Online
3,608 Took At Least One Class Online
16.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 3,608 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Rochester Community and Technical College has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Rochester Community and Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Rochester Community and Technical College was 16.1%. This is the #811 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Rochester Community and Technical College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Rochester Community and Technical College Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Registered Nursing 0 111 0 111
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 23 23
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 14 0 0 14
TOTAL 14 111 23 148

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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