Rasmussen College St. Cloud: Narrative Description

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226 Park Ave. South
St. Cloud, MN 56301-3713
Tel: (320)251-5600
Fax: (320)251-3702
Web Site: http://www.rasmussen.edu/


Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Part of Rasmussen College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1904. Setting: urban campus with easy access to Minneapolis-St. Paul. Total enrollment: 533. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 19:1. Full-time: 252 students, 85% women, 15% men. Part-time: 281 students, 80% women, 20% men. Students come from 3 states and territories, 1% from out-of-state, 2% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 2% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 43% 25 or older. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, interview, ACT COMPASS. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $60. Tuition: $12,375 full-time, $275 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $60 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and program. Part-time tuition varies according to course load and program.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 1 open to all. Most popular organization: Student Senate. Major annual events: Awards Ceremony, Student Social, advisory meetings. College housing not available. St. Cloud Rasmussen College Library with 689 books, 31 serials, 173 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 123 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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