Alexandria Technical and Community College, located in Alexandria, Minnesota, was founded in 1961 and is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System of schools. The school currently maintains an enrollment of 4000 students annually, more than half of which are full time. The school is dedicated to providing post secondary education opportunities to residents of its service area through programs that are constantly reviewed and updated as needed to meet current and future needs.
ATCC offers a variety of programs that allow for academic transfer or career training options. Academic transfer is accomplished through the completion of the first two years of a four year education, followed by applying for transfer to a college or university to complete the final two years and earn a bachelor's degree. Career training programs help students develop skills and abilities necessary to enter the workforce as qualified professionals. Programs are for high demand fields or industries and take between one and two years to complete, resulting in a degree or certificate upon completion.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Alexandria Technical and Community College is a public, two year, open enrollment institution that allows any interested individual to enroll through the completion of the application and payment of fees. Students should also provide previous transcripts and standardized test scores if available, and should be prepared to take a placement exam prior to registration. Participation in orientation and a meeting with an academic adviser is also encouraged. Financial aid is available through grants, loans and scholarships awarded based on need as determined by an individual's Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which should be submitted annually in a timely manner.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $13,700. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $20 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $4,800-$5,800 per year
- Per unit charges are around $180 for part time students
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||89%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||67%||$4,039|
|Receiving Student Loans||67%||$5,923|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help support students, Alexandria Technical & Community College may provide services to students like:
- Online classes
- Remedial instructional courses
- Counseling assistance
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Employment search assistance
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for Alexandria Technical & Community College compared to community colleges in Minnesota, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Alexandria Technical & Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Transportation and Materials Moving
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Alexandria Technical & Community College.
- Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Fergus Falls, MN (45 miles away)
- St Cloud Technical and Community College in Saint Cloud, MN (61 miles away)
- Central Lakes College - Brainerd in Brainerd, MN (64 miles away)
- Minnesota West Community and Technical College in Granite Falls, MN (74 miles away)
- Anoka Technical College in Anoka, MN (102 miles away)