Minnesota Home to 4 of Top 20 Community Colleges in America
The Minnesota education system chalks up three wins with this new study!
WalletHub has released their report on the best community colleges across the United States, and Minnesota ended up with four schools in the top 20, three of which landed in the top 10.
The study was done by WalletHub, where they compared more than 700 community in the United States across 19 key indicators of cost and quality.
St. Cloud Technical and Community College came in at #33 in the country, keeping it in the Top 50. Central Lake College- Brainerd came in at #133, and Ridgewater College was ranked #73.
Top 20 Community Colleges in Minnesota:
1. State Technical College of Missouri (MO)
2. Arkansas State University-Mountain Home (AR)
3. Southern Arkansas University Tech (AR)
4. San Joaquin Delta College (CA)
5. Pierce College-Puyallup (WA)
6. Minnesota State Community and Technical College (MN) - Total Score: 65.58
7. Alexandria Technical & Community College (MN) - Total Score: 64.83
8. Mitchell Technical Institute (SD)
9. Northland Community and Technical College (MN) - Total Score: 64.58
10. Columbia-Greene Community College (NY)
11. SOWELA Technical Community College (LA)
12. Northwest Iowa Community College (IA)
13. CUNY Queensborough Community College (NY)
14. Miles Community College (MT)
15. Irvine Valley College (CA)
16. North Hennepin Community College (MN) - Total Score: 63.81
17. Barstow Community College (CA)
18. Hopkinsville Community College (KY)
19. Morgan Community College (CO)
20. Raritan Valley Community College (NJ)
Over all Minnesota was ranked third for states with the best community college systems.
Top 5 states with the best community college systems:
2. South Dakota
Great job Minnesota! Way to continue to knock it out of the park when it comes to great college options. Let's continue to set a great example for the res of the country!