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Ridgewater College is a Public, 2-4 years college located in Willmar, Minnesota. Ridgewater ranked 19th in Community Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 2,846 (all undergraduate) and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. It is a Associate's - Public Special Use school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Associate's degree.
Ridgewater College is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
The following table shows the basic characteristic of Ridgewater College and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
|Address||2101 15th Ave NW, Willmar, MN 56201|
|Net Price Calculator||www.minnstate.edu/admissions/calculator/ridgewater.html|
|School Type||Public, 2-4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Associate's - Public Special Use|
|Highest Degree Offered||Associate's degree|
Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics
Ridgewater College has an open admission policy (any students can attend with high school diploma or a certificate of attendance or General Educational Development (GED) certificate). Contact the school to get more information. The application fees are -$1 for graduate programs.
|Open Admission Policy||✔|
|Graduate Application Fees||-$1|
Tuition & Fees
Ridgewater's 2023 tuition & fees is $5,914 for Minnesota residents and $6,114 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 3.38% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($5,914).
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$5,914||$6,114|
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 2,846 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 1,095 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Offered Degrees and On-Campus Services
Ridgewater offers 116 programs (all undergraduate). 36 out of the 116 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by Ridgewater
|Number of programs||116 Programs|
|Number of online programs||36 Programs|
|Offered Degrees/Programs||Certificates of at least 12 weeks but less than 1 year|
1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
2-4 Year Certificate
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✔|
|On-campus day care for students||✗|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|