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Study at Minneapolis Community and Technical College

Minneapolis Community and Technical College is a public community college situated in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The college is located close to Loring Park. MCTC was established in 1996 and offers Enrolment to more than 10, 000 students.

Minneapolis Community and Technical College was formed by the merger of the Minneapolis Community College and the Minneapolis Technical College. The college offers liberal arts and technical programs in various fields of study. MCTC has many societies and clubs, including a school newspaper.

MCTC's sports teams go by the name of Mavericks, and there are men's and women's intercollegiate golf and basketball teams. The school's official colors are yellow and purple.

Profile of Minneapolis Community and Technical College

Students attend MCTC in Minneapolis, MN, a large city. The school is a public institution. MCTC degrees go up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. MCTC is known for its programs in drama and performing arts, nursing and emergency medicine, and security and law enforcement.

MCTC Selectivity

Applicants to the school appreciate its open admissions policy. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at MCTC is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

There are 9, 188 students at the school .

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Minneapolis Community and Technical College makes individual dreams achievable by providing access to learning opportunities that prepare students to live and work in a democratic society within a global community. "

MCTC Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Nursing and Emergency Medicine677nursing assistant, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Security and Law Enforcement236criminal justice and police, criminal justice and safety
Liberal Arts169liberal arts and sciences, women's studies, library assistant
Family and Social Work80human services, child care management, child care provider
Therapy and Counselling61community health services, substance abuse Counselling
Business and Management60business management, accounting, accounting technology, banking
Mechanics and Repair47HVAC, jewelrymaking, aircraft powerplant tech, aircraft maintenance
Medical Support and Technology45dental assistant, dental services, allied health and medical assisting, health diagnostic professions
Computer Science and Engineering44computer networking, web design, computer applications programming, computer security, computer programming, system administration, information science
Construction Trades44apparel and textile manufacture, apparel and textile marketing, electrician, carpentry
Transportation42air traffic controller
Cooking and Culinary Arts32chef training, food prep and kitchen assistant
Photography and Commercial Art25commercial photography, cinematography, film studies
Media24photo and film tech, recording arts tech, digital communications, desktop publishing and imaging
Engineering Technician19architectural drafting
Production Trades17cabinetmaking, welding, machinist
Design16design and visual communication
Drama and Performing Arts14playwriting and screenwriting
Medical administration10medical office assistant
office and Administration7administrative assistant, office data entry
Education and Teaching1Education
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy1parks and recreation management
Beauty and Cosmetology1barber

Contact: MCTC

Minneapolis Community and Technical College

1501 Hennepin Ave

Minneapolis, MN 55403-1779

General Phone: (612) 659-6000


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