Saint Paul College

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School Overview

Saint Paul College, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, is a public community and technical college that was founded just over a hundred years ago in 1910. Annual student enrollment at Saint Paul College is roughly 10,000. Saint Paul College is a unique higher education institution that has been successful at fostering a culture of inclusiveness and collaboration. It is one of the fastest-growing and diverse 2-year public colleges in Minnesota and is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission’s Academic Quality Improvement Program. The college has strategic alliances within the community, with businesses, industries and other accredited higher education institutions that greatly enhance the quality of student education.

Currently, Saint Paul College offers over 40 associate degrees and 60 professional certificate and diploma programs. Fields of study include American Sign Language interpreter and transliterator, culinary arts, business, graphic design, computer programming, health information technology, construction and building, manufacturing technology, entrepreneurship, global trade, Liberal arts & sciences, personal trainer, photography, medical laboratory technology, respiratory care, practical nursing, sheet metal, transportation technologies, plumbing and iron working. In addition to daytime classes, St. Paul College also offers flexible weekend and online learning options.

General Information

Admission Office

235 Marshall Avenue

Saint Paul, MN 55102-1800

(651) 846-1555

(800) 227-6029

Fax: (651) 846-1468

Contact: Sarah Carrico

Director of Office of Enrollment Services
Main Address

235 Marshall Avenue

Saint Paul, MN 55102

(651) 846-1600

Total undergrads: 5,387

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 978

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,387


Urban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: $20

Admissions Policies/Requirements

ACT considered for placement if submitted; scores must be received by July 1.

College Majors

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Accounting Technology C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A,C
Entrepreneurial Studies A,C
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C
Human Resources Management A
International Marketing A,C
Logistics/Materials Management A,C
Management Information Systems A,C
Office Management A

Communications Technologies

Animation/Special Effects A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics A
Computer Networking/Telecommunications A,C
Computer Programming – General A
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A
Computer Programming – Vendor/Product Certification C
Computer Science A
Web/Multimedia Design C
Web/Multimedia Management C

Construction Trades

Carpentry C
Construction Site Management A
Electrician C
Masonry/Tile Setting C
Painting/Wall Covering C
Pipefitting C
Plumbing C

Engineering Technologies

Biomedical Engineering Technology A
Computer Systems C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Manufacturing Technologies A
Surveying Technology A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C
Child Care Service C

Foreign Language & Literature

Sign Language Interpretation A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Allied health diagnostic, intervention and treatment professions C
Athletic Training/Sports Medicine A,C
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Massage Therapy A,C
Medical Insurance Coding C
Medical Office Assistant A
Medical Reception C
Medical Records Technology A
Medical Transcription C
Nursing – Practical A,C
Nursing Assistance C
Respiratory Therapy A
Ward Clerk C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Appliance Installation/Repair C
Auto Body Repair A,C
Automotive Technology A,C
Communications Systems C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A,C
Medium/Heavy Vehicle Technology C
Watchmaking/Jewelrymaking C

Personal & Culinary Services

Aesthetics/Skin Care A,C
Baking/Pastry Arts C
Cosmetology A,C
Culinary Arts/Chef Training A,C
Food Prep/Professional Cooking C
Manicure/Nails C

Precision Production Trades

CabinetmakingMillwork C
Ironworking C
Machine Shop Technology C
Machine Tool Technology C
Sheet Metal Technology C
Tool/Die Technology C
Welding Technology C

Science Technologies

Chemical Technology A

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.

Saint Paul College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (651) 846-1600
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 235 Marshall Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-9808
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 6,656
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 24 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 4,317 (65% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $5,736
Out-of-state Tuition: $5,736
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 87%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,656

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Saint Paul College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Saint Paul College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1614
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 45
Construction Trades 61
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 14
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 1613
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 72
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Personal and Culinary Services 103
Physical Sciences 1
Precision Production 113
Science Technologies/Technicians 12
Social Sciences 11
Visual and Performing Arts 23
Grand total 7857

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Saint Paul 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $5,736
Out-of-state $5,736
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 561 87%
Grant or scholarship aid 511 79% $5,656
Student loan aid 151 23% $5,440

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 4,051 59% $4,123
Federal student loans 1,568 23% $6,130

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Saint Paul 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 Saint Paul College students.

Admissions Considerations

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

Saint Paul College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 6,656
Undergraduate enrollment 6,656
Graduate enrollment 0

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

Saint Paul College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs

*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. 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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