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About Riverland Community College

Riverland Community College is a public, state school in an small town setting in Austin, Minnesota. Riverland Community College was founded in 1940 and enrolls 3,014 undergrads and no graduate students.

Riverland Community College offers housing for up to 84 students. Most students live off campus,.

2021 Riverland Community College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Average GPA 2.8
In-State Tuition $5,086
Out-of-State $5,086

Riverland Community College Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Riverland Community College Early Admission

Riverland Community College does not offer early decision or early action.

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Riverland Community College Acceptance Rate

It is not competitive to get into Riverland Community College. Around 0% of applicants get into Riverland Community College each year.

Riverland Community College Waitlist

Riverland Community College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Riverland Community College?

Riverland Community College is considered not competitive to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Riverland Community College, applicants must submit the following items.

Riverland Community College Application Requirements

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Riverland Community College Average GPA and Test Scores

The average high school GPA for a student admitted to Riverland Community College is 2.8 /4.0.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Riverland Community College.

Is Riverland Community College Test Optional?

Riverland Community College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.


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Does Riverland Community College Have On-Campus Housing?

Yes! Riverland Community College provides on-campus housing for up to 84 students.

Riverland Community College students are active in the school's College Choir, student newspaper and Student Activities Board. Multicultural Week, College Fair, and and Technology Day are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Riverland Community College.

Financial Aid at Riverland Community College

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Is Riverland Community College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Riverland Community College

About 52% of students who start at Riverland Community College return the next year.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 91% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $7,167 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Riverland Community College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Riverland Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Riverland Community College?

Riverland Community College is located in the small town setting of Austin, Minnesota.

If you want to see Riverland Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 90 to Austin, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Rochester International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Riverland Community College and Austin are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1900 8th Avenue, NW Austin, MN 55912

Campus Setting: Small Town

Riverland Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Riverland Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Riverland Community College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Riverland Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$5,732

In State

$5,732

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$5,086
$5,086
Fees
$646
$646
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Riverland Community College is like? There are approximately 3,014 students enrolled at Riverland Community College. 41% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from MN and 3% percent of students are from other states.

41%

Full Time

59%

Part Time

97%

In State

3%

Out-of-State

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,014

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$5,732

Out-of-State

$5,732

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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