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Study at Riverland Community College

Riverland Community College is located in Minnesota, United States, and was established in the year 1940. The college is under the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System and enrolls more than 4, 000 students on an annual basis. It offers students a range of degrees and certificate programs in the fields of computer technology, business, nursing, and accounting among others. In addition, a variety of online courses are also available to students. Riverland Community College offers classes in three campuses. These are in:
  • Albert Lea
  • Austin
  • Owatonna
The students of Riverland college actively participate in sports including basketball, golf, volleyball, baseball, and softball. They also have access to a large number of on-campus clubs and organizations such as the Student Senate, Student Ambassadors, Multi-Cultural Club, Phi Theta Kappa, and Human Services Club.

Profile of Riverland Community CollegeThe campus of Riverland Community College is in Austin, MN, which is a town not particularly near any major cities. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Riverland Community College include, at the school's highest level, the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in business and management.

Riverland Community College Selectivity

Its open admissions system makes Riverland Community College an attractive choice for many applicants. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.

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

Student Enrolment

In 2007, Riverland Community College had 3, 687 students enrolled (2, 228 full-time equivalent). A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

Student Life
Riverland Community College values student athletics, and belongs to the Midwest Classic Conference and Midwest Conference. Riverland Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts168liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management114business management, human resources development, accounting technology, accounting, business, sales and marketing, MIS, human resources management
Nursing and Emergency Medicine97registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Construction Trades52electrician, carpentry
Mechanics and Repair37automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics, autobody repair, industrial mechanics, engine machinist
Beauty and Cosmetology27cosmetology
Transportation26truck and bus driver
Security and Law Enforcement23criminal justice and police, corrections
Medical administration21medical secretary, health unit coordinator, medical receptionist
Computer Science and Engineering18computer security, computer networking, webmastering
Production Trades16machinist, welding
Engineering Technician16electronics tech, computer systems tech
Medical Support and Technology14radiographer
Family and Social Work12human services
Therapy and Counselling9massage therapy
Law9legal secretary
office and Administration5administrative assistant, receptionist
Drama and Performing Arts3drama
Media1animation and special effects
Contact: Riverland Community CollegeRiverland Community College

1900 8th Ave NW

Austin, MN 55912

General Phone: (507) 433-0600


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