School Overview

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.
Contact Information
Address2101 15th Ave NW, Willmar, MN 56201
Admission Information
Online Application
Net Price
School Category
School TypePublic, 2-4 years
Carnegie CategoryAssociate's - Public Special Use
Highest Degree OfferedAssociate'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).
Minnesota ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$5,914$6,114
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

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.
Total Students2,846
Undergraduate Students2,846
Online Enrollment1,095

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
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServicesLearning opportunities
Number of programs116 Programs
Number of online programs36 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsCertificates of at least 12 weeks but less than 1 year
1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
2-4 Year Certificate
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification