M State At a Glance

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Minnesota State Community and Technical College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (1972-present). M State was admitted into the Commission's Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) in 2009.

M State has numerous career/technical programs that are additionally accredited by boards, agencies, commissions or professional organizations in their field or discipline.


Top Program Offerings (Based on Enrollment)

In addition to a strong liberal arts transfer program, M State offers highly successful programs in fields including:

*The Nursing and Dental programs have restricted enrollment, so the number of students on the waiting lists for these programs is taken into account for the list above.

M State also has a strong online option and a number of unique destination programs such as Marine Engine Technology and PowerSports Technology.


2016 General Operations

  • Budget: $42,971,454
  • Per credit tuition: $160.80 (resident or non-resident; rate is $199/credit for online courses)


Faculty and Staff Demographics

  • Total employees: 515
  • Faculty - 292
  • Staff - 205
  • Administrators - 18
  • Employees of color: 4 percent
  • Employees with disabilities: 3 percent


Campus Locations

  • Detroit Lakes
  • Fergus Falls
  • Moorhead
  • Wadena


2016 Graduate Information

2016 Graduates - 1,355

2015 Graduates - 1,340

Average placement rate - 90 percent

Last modified: June 8th, 2017 at 07:19am