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Minnesota State Community and Technical College (M State)

1414 College Way, Fergus Falls, MN

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Minnesota State Community and Technical College operates four campuses and serves near 10,000 students in credit courses per semester. MSCTC offers more than 120 career and liberal arts programs along with custom training programs through community partnerships. The fours campus locations are Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Moorhead and Wadena. Additionally, MSCTC offers online courses and programs.

Academics

MSCTC boasts small class sizes and a diverse mix of programs to make the educational experience of students as engaging as possible. Each campus has its own mix of courses, history and culture; but all of them offer quality education. Vocational certificates and diplomas are offered alongside 2 year degrees, and transfer programs.

Programs of study include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

Students interested in attending MSCTC should apply online, submit high school and college transcripts, present immunization forms if they graduated high school before 1997, schedule assessment testing for placement, register for classes at the scheduled time, and pay all tuition fees.

MSCTC offers financial aid assistance through its financial aid department, Interested students should inquire at the office and work with a representative to find the financial aid solutions that best work for him or her. All students applying for financial aid are required to fill out and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Athletics

The athletics teams at MSCTC are referred to as the Spartans and are members of the National Junior College Athletics Association.

Sports offered:

  • Basketball
  • Baseball/Softball
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Volleyball

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $10,100. 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

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $5,300 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • 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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid87%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships59%$4,130
Receiving Student Loans62%$5,662
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Minnesota State Community and Technical College may provide services like:

  • Online course work available
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work
  • Day care

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 this school compared to community colleges in Minnesota, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.

 M StateOtter Tail CountyMinnesota
Graduation Rate31.8%-27.3%
Transfer-out Rate16.4%-21.3%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

Campus: Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Moorhead

  • Dental Assistant Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1973)
  • Dental Hygienist Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1995)

Campus: Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Detroit Lakes

  • Radiology Technician Program
    • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 2010)
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Programs Offered

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 Minnesota State Community and Technical 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,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Natural Resources and Conservation

Personal and Culinary Services

Physical Sciences

Security and Protective Services

Visual and Performing Arts

Other Community Colleges Nearby

The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Minnesota State Community and Technical College.

Contact Information

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Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Map




ACCEPTANCE RATE
nan%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
87%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
22:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
70

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$3,738