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Rainy River Community College

Rainy River Community College is an Associate's college with 315 students located in International Falls, MN.

Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions


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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 315
Gender 40% Male / 60% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 77% Full Time / 23% Part Time
Geography 4% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 60% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
White 66%
Multi-racial 6%
International 5%
Hispanic/Latino 3%
Ethnicity Unknown 3%
Black or African American 14%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3%


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  • Choral Groups
  • Musical Theater
  • Music Ensembles
  • Drama/Theater

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: learning center pre-admission summer program reduced course load remedial instruction study skills assistance tutoring writing center
  • Computer Services: computer center, dorms, libraries, student center dorms wired for high speed internet connections
  • Counseling Services: career counseling economically disadvantaged students services employment services for undergraduates financial aid counseling minority students services personal counseling placement services for graduates adult (re-entering) student services/programs veteran's counselor
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: services and/or facilities for hearing impaired partial services for students with learning disabilities services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders services and/or facilities for visually impaired wheelchair accessibility
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): dual enrollment of high school students honors program independent study internships liberal arts/career combination
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services



Popular Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (98%), Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology (1%), Building Construction Technology (0%)

Majors Offered


A program that is a structured combination of the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, emphasizing breadth of study. Includes instruction in independently designed, individualized, or regular programs.

Job Opportunities:

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
All postsecondary teachers not listed separately.


A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to residential and commercial building construction and remodeling. Includes instruction in construction equipment and safety; site preparation and layout; construction estimating; blueprint reading; building codes; framing; masonry; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning; electrical and mechanical systems; interior and exterior finishing; and plumbing.

Job Opportunities:

Civil Engineering Technicians
Apply theory and principles of civil engineering in planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of structures and facilities under the direction of engineering staff or physical scientists.
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair and maintain industrial machinery and equipment such as cranes, pumps, engines and motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, production machinery, marine deck machinery, and steam propulsion, refinery, and pipeline-distribution systems.

Job Opportunities:

Elevator Installers and Repairers
Assemble, install, repair, or maintain electric or hydraulic freight or passenger elevators, escalators, or dumbwaiters.
Industrial Machinery Mechanics
Repair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems.
Maintenance Workers, Machinery
Lubricate machinery, change parts, or perform other routine machinery maintenance.
Install, dismantle, or move machinery and heavy equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, or other drawings.
Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons
Build or repair equipment such as furnaces, kilns, cupolas, boilers, converters, ladles, soaking pits and ovens, using refractory materials.
Wind Turbine Service Technicians
Inspect, diagnose, adjust, or repair wind turbines. Perform maintenance on wind turbine equipment including resolving electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic malfunctions.

Administration & Faculty

Provost Kenneth Simberg
Interim Dean Elena Favela
Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Full-time Faculty 8
Student : Faculty Ratio 23 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 50 : 50
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 62
Tenure Track Faculty 37




Selectivity Score: 22/100

Admissions Websites



Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $8,111 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $7,319
$30K-$48K $9,077
$48K-$75K $8,613
$75K-$110K $11,946
$110K+ $13,190

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $4,729, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.


On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $4,729 Same as On-Campus
Fees $594 Same as On-Campus
Housing $5,200 $5,200
Books $800 $800
Total (before financial aid) $11,323 $11,323


On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $5,911 Same as On-Campus
Fees $594 Same as On-Campus
Housing $5,200 $5,200
Books $800 $800
Total (before financial aid) $12,505 $12,505

Students Receiving Aid

62% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 51% $6,049
Federal Scholarships/Grants 60% $4,338
Other Federal Grants 28% $548
Pell Grants 60% $4,081
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 40% $1,021
Student Loans 51% $6,049

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Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

30% of students graduated in six years.

49% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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