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Vermilion Community College

Ely, MN 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate57%
Acceptance Rate57%

About Vermilion Community College

Vermilion Community College Overview

Vermilion Community College is a public, state school in the rural setting of Ely, Minnesota. Vermilion Community College was founded in 1922 and the school enrolls around 745 students per year, including 745 undergraduate students. Vermilion Community College provides housing for up to 260 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 40% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

Planning to play sports? Vermilion Community College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Vermilion Community College on the Student Life page.

2022 Vermilion Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 57%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 2.8
In-State Tuition $5,192
Out-of-State $6,490

Is Vermilion Community College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better idea of what Vermilion Community College offers and if the school could be a good fit for you.

Vermilion Community College Acceptance Rate 2022

Vermilion Community College is not competitive to get into. Around 57% of applicants get into Vermilion Community College each year. Last year, 595 students applied to Vermilion Community College and 341 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Vermilion Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

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 for Vermilion Community College Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Vermilion Community College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Vermilion Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Vermilion Community College

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Vermilion Community College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. 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.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Vermilion Community College.

Based on this information, is Vermilion Community College the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Vermilion Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Vermilion Community College Located?

Vermilion Community College is located in the rural setting of Ely, Minnesota.

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College Info

1900 East Camp Street Ely, MN 55731-1996

Campus Setting: Rural

Vermilion Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

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

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

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Vermilion Community College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Vermilion Community College is like? There are approximately 745 students enrolled at Vermilion Community College. 72% percent of students attend school full-time.


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