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Transformation Happens Here

Minneapolis College is the catalyst for your future. We provide an education designed to take you to the places you want to go in life. It’s where students and faculty engage with the world through a diverse lens — where a supportive environment is coupled with academic excellence. Minneapolis College provides high-quality, affordable pathways to degrees, diplomas, certificates and more. It’s the place to map out your future.

Downtown Energy, Dynamic Education 

Minneapolis College is a public two-year college located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. Enrolling nearly 10,000 credit students annually, the College is an active partner in initiatives designed to strengthen the social, economic and cultural vitality of the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

Part of the heartbeat of downtown, there’s a buzz and vibrancy at Minneapolis College that seeps into the academic halls from the energy and opportunity inherent in this bustling, metropolitan area. Walkways, bikeways, mass transit, backstreets and major freeways near campus make getting here a breeze.

Many Origins, One Community  

We’re one of the most diverse college campuses in Minnesota. More than 70 percent of our student body identifies as people of color, American Indian, two or more races, international, low income or first generation. At Minneapolis College we strive to eliminate barriers, build bridges, and cross them together.

Key Programs Offered

  • Liberal Arts
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Information Technology
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Theater
  • Trade Technologies

Campus Life

There is Something for Everyone

Expand your college experience beyond the classroom by getting involved in one of the many activities available on campus. A variety of academic, social and special interest clubs and organizations offer exceptional leadership development opportunities. Student groups have helped establish our student health clinic, the bike maintenance fix-it station and Student Tech Services.

Recreation and Wellness

Campus Recreation and Wellness serves as a vital and integral part of student life on campus. Our mission is to provide a broad spectrum of sports, recreation and leisure activities for our students. We provide services and programs to stimulate the growth, development and retention of students in a contemporary and safe environment that develops an appreciation for lifelong wellness, social interaction and leadership opportunities.

Leadership Opportunities

According to CareerWise, employers are looking for employees with hands-on experience, communication skills, problem-solving skills, and the ability to work effectively on a team. How will you articulate these skills on your resume and in an interview?  Student Life’s leadership programs will help you refine your skills, provide new and unique leadership opportunities, and learn from your experiences so that you can apply them to your future goals.

Theater and Music

Located in the midst of Minneapolis’s vibrant fine arts community, Minneapolis College has many opportunities for students interested in music and theater. Students involved in our performing arts programs are able to work with faculty members who are both experienced instructors and practicing artists. Most of these offerings are available for both credit or non-credit participation. 

At a Glance

About Minneapolis College

Minneapolis College is a public 2-year college located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. Minneapolis College enrolls nearly 10,000 credit students annually and is an active partner in initiatives designed to strengthen the social, economic and cultural vitality of the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

  • $500K

    in Scholarships Awarded Yearly (USD)

  • 10:1

    Student to Faculty Ratio

  • 100+

    Degrees Offered

There Is A Place Here For You

Our faculty are industry experts who provide a variety of course delivery methods to meet your needs. Academic, advising, and career support are just a few of the many services we provide. No matter what your goals, we are here to help you reach them.

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