The Cloquet School District opened the first two-year college in Minnesota in 1914. For many people, Minnesota community colleges offer a great transition from high school to a higher education college or university. Whether money problems, work schedules or personal responsibilities are keeping someone from studying, community colleges are great and offer flexible schedules and relatively inexpensive classes. Minnesota has many community colleges that prepare students to go to a four-year school or directly to a job in their field of study.
The largest being Century Community and Technical College with 4,630 full time students. Minnesota State College Southeast Technical is the most expensive with an in-state tuition of $5,353. On average, how much does it costs to attend community college in Minnesota? For Minnesota public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,101 per year for in-state students and $5,675 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,832 per year