Rochester Community and Technical College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

851 30th Avenue SE

Rochester, MN 55904-4999

(507) 285-7265

Fax: (507) 280-3529

Contact: Holly Bigelow

Registrar
Main Address

851 30th Avenue SE

Rochester, MN 55904-4999

(507) 285-7210

www.roch.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 5,981

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: $20
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admission to allied health and technology programs based on course work, class rank, institutional placement test scores.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Greenhouse Management A,C
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science A,C
Horticulture Science A
Turf Management A,C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Graphic Design A,C
Music Management/Merchandising A
Music Theory/Composition A,C
Photography C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biomedical Sciences A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Customer Service Management C
Human Resources Development C
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Office Clerical Services C
Retailing A,C
Special Products Marketing A,C

Communications & Journalism

Advertising C
Broadcast Journalism C
Digital Communications/Multimedia A,C
Journalism C
Mass Communications/Media Studies A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics C
Computer Networking/Telecommunications C
Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Computer/Systems Security C
Data Entry Applications C
Web/Multimedia Design A

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance C
Carpentry C

Education

Music Teacher Education A
Teacher Assistance A,C

Engineering

Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Drafting C
CAD/CADD Drafting/Design A,C
Computer Engineering C
Computer Systems A,C
Mechanical Drafting C
Mechanical Engineering Technology A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C
Child Care Service C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Cardiovascular Technology A
Community Health Services C
Dental Assistance A,C
Dental Hygiene A
Electroencephalograph Technology A
Emergency Medical Technology A
Health Services – General A
Medical Administrative Assistance A
Medical Informatics C
Medical Insurance Coding C
Medical Records Technology A
Medical Transcription C
Mental Health Services Technology A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing Assistance C
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Substance Abuse Counseling C
Surgical Technology A
Veterinarian Assistance A,C
Ward Clerk C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Natural Sciences A
Professional studies A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Sport/Fitness Administration A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A
Police Science A,C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Rochester Community and Technical College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(507) 285-7210
Website:www.rctc.edu/
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.rctc.edu/admissions/html/application_form.html
Address:851 30th Ave SE, Rochester, MN 55904-4999
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:5,280
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:23 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,901 (55% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$5,588
Out-of-state Tuition:$5,588
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:81%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,292

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Rochester Community and Technical College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Rochester Community and Technical College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences45
Biological and Biomedical Sciences12
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services106
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs22
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services3
Construction Trades21
Education21
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields51
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences22
Health Professions and Related Programs1615
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service22
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies12
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies41
Precision Production1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions21
Visual and Performing Arts54
Grand total6151

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Rochester Community and Technical College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services41
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Health Professions and Related Programs52
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total104

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Rochester Community and Technical College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$5,588
Out-of-state$5,588
Books and supplies$1,600

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid59781%
Grant or scholarship aid43159%$4,292
Student loan aid36149%$5,352

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,20157%$3,679
Federal student loans2,28541%$6,049

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Rochester Community and Technical College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Rochester Community and Technical College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Rochester Community and Technical College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment5,280
Undergraduate enrollment5,280
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Rochester Community and Technical College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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