Minnesota State Community and Technical College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (1972-present). M State was admitted into the Commission's Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) in 2009.

M State has numerous career/technical programs that are additionally accredited by boards, agencies, commissions or professional organizations in their field or discipline.


Top Program Offerings (Based on Enrollment)

In addition to a strong liberal arts transfer program, M State offers highly successful programs in fields including:

*The nursing and dental programs have restricted enrollment, so the number of students on the waiting lists to get into these programs is taken into account for the list above.

M State also has a strong eCampus option and a number of unique destination programs such as Electrical Line Worker, Marine and PowerSports Technology, and Diesel Equipment.


2016 General Operations

  • Budget: $42,971,454
  • Per credit tuition: $160.80 (resident or non-resident; rate is $199/credit for online courses)

Faculty and Staff Demographics

  • Total employees: 538
  • Full-time employees: 324 (55 percent are faculty)
  • Part-time employees: 214 (72 percent are faculty)
  • Gender mix of employees: 56 percent female and 44 percent male
  • Non-white ethnicities: 4 percent
  • Employees with disabilities: 3 percent

Campus Locations

  • Detroit Lakes
  • Fergus Falls
  • Moorhead
  • Wadena
  • eCampus (Online delivery)

2014 Graduate Information

AA - 372
AAS - 524
AFA - 9
AS - 212
Cert - 56
Dip - 310

Total graduates: 1,438
Continued education: 40 percent
Working-related employment: 91 percent

Last modified: February 23rd, 2016 at 03:17pm