Wadena

At M State's Wadena campus, our welcoming atmosphere provides you with the opportunity for a personalized, hands-on education.

Address

Address

405 Colfax Ave SW, Wadena, MN 56482

Contact

Local: 218-631-7800
Toll Free: 877-450-3322
Fax: 218-631-7904

Our innovative career programs - in areas such as construction electricity, electrical line worker and cosmetology  - provide you with real-life experiences that prepare you for success in the job market in as little as nine months. If your goal is a bachelor's degree, our Associate of Arts transfer degree allows you to complete the first two years of your four-year degree before transferring to another institution. In all our programs, our low faculty-to-student ratios mean one-on-one attention from instructors, while exceptional student support services help you achieve academic success. Start here, go anywhere.

Things you need to know

  • Enrollment: 790
  • Food service available on campus
  • Student organizations: Student Government, SkillsUSA, Nursing Club, Cosmetology Club
  • Support services available to promote student academic success
  • Housing options located nearby
  • Concerts and events for students throughout the year
  • Veterans services and lounge
  • Scholarship opportunities through Wadena Area College Foundation

Community

The welcoming community of Wadena has a small-town atmosphere with the attractions of a larger community. Located at the gateway to Minnesota lakes country, it has many options for outdoor recreation and community involvement.

  • Population of approximately 4,500
  • 1,000 lakes within 50 miles
  • Outdoor recreation opportunities include cross-country skiing, hundreds of miles of snowmobile and ATV trails, canoeing, biking, golfing and world-class hunting and fishing.
  • 400 acres of parks

Programs

Advanced Practice Esthiology

Human Services

Associate of Arts - Liberal Arts and Sciences

Transfer

Cosmetology

Human Services

Electrical Lineworker Technology

Engineering Technology, Manufacturing and Transportation

Electrical Technology

Engineering Technology, Manufacturing and Transportation

Esthetist

Human Services

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

Engineering Technology, Manufacturing and Transportation

Individualized Studies

Engineering Technology, Manufacturing and Transportation

Massage Therapy

Human Services

Nail Technician

Human Services

Nursing

Health Science Technology

Political Science Transfer Pathway

Transfer

Psychology Transfer Pathway

Transfer