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Itasca Community College

Itasca Community College is an Associate's college with 1248 students located in Grand Rapids, MN.

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Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 1,248
Gender 54% Male / 46% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 71% Full Time / 29% Part Time
Geography 1% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 59% 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
Percentage
White 85%
Multi-racial 4%
International 2%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Ethnicity Unknown 1%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 0%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3%

Housing

Campus housing is available for undergraduates. Housing deposit : $200.00. Housing deposit due : Jun 30. Housing deposit is not refunded if student does not enroll.. Freshman allowed to have car. No pets.

9% of freshman live on-campus.

  • Coed Dorms
  • Housing Offered

Activities

  • Government or Political Activity
  • Literary Magazine

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: learning center pre-admission summer program reduced course load remedial instruction study skills assistance tutoring
  • Computer Services: computer center, dorms, libraries, student center dorms wired for high speed internet connections wireless network available dorms wired for access to campus-wide network
  • Counseling Services: career counseling employment services for undergraduates financial aid counseling minority students services personal counseling adult (re-entering) student services/programs
  • Facilities: educational wetland habitat, university of minnesota agricultural station, u.s. forest service shared campus, 500-acre experimental forest
  • Special Needs Services: comprehensive services for students with learning disabilities services and/or facilities for hearing impaired 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.): cooperative education dual enrollment of high school students independent study internships liberal arts/career combination
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (52%), Pre-Engineering (18%), Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician (9%), Forest Management/Forest Resources Management (8%), Business Administration and Management (7%), Applied Psychology (1%)

Majors Offered

Associates

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.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

Job Opportunities:

Accountants and Auditors
Examine, analyze, and interpret accounting records to prepare financial statements, give advice, or audit and evaluate statements prepared by others. Install or advise on systems of recording costs or other financial and budgetary data.
Budget Analysts
Examine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations. Analyze budgeting and accounting reports.
Credit Analysts
Analyze credit data and financial statements of individuals or firms to determine the degree of risk involved in extending credit or lending money. Prepare reports with credit information for use in decision making.
Financial Examiners
Enforce or ensure compliance with laws and regulations governing financial and securities institutions and financial and real estate transactions. May examine, verify, or authenticate records.
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
Determine tax liability or collect taxes from individuals or business firms according to prescribed laws and regulations.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

Job Opportunities:

Chief Executives
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
General and Operations Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.
Sales Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Administrative Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.
Industrial Production Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.
Construction Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.
Social and Community Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Cost Estimators
Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.
Management Analysts
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to teach students ranging in age from infancy through eight years (grade three), depending on the school system or state regulations. Includes preparation to teach all relevant subject matter.

Job Opportunities:

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for primary school in preschool, day care center, or other child development facility. May be required to hold State certification.
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
Teach elemental natural and social science, personal hygiene, music, art, and literature to kindergarten students. Promote physical, mental, and social development. May be required to hold State certification.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to apply principles of forestry and natural resources management to the administration of forest lands and related resources. Includes instruction in silviculture, forest mensuration, forest protection, inventorying, biometrics, geographic information systems, remote sensing, photogrammetry, forest policy and economics, forest land use planning, fire protection and management, and related administrative skills.

Job Opportunities:

Conservation Scientists
Manage, improve, and protect natural resources to maximize their use without damaging the environment. May conduct soil surveys and develop plans to eliminate soil erosion or to protect rangelands. May instruct farmers, agricultural production managers, or ranchers in best ways to use crop rotation, contour plowing, or terracing to conserve soil and water; in the number and kind of livestock and forage plants best suited to particular ranges; and in range and farm improvements, such as fencing and reservoirs for stock watering.
Foresters
Manage public and private forested lands for economic, recreational, and conservation purposes. May inventory the type, amount, and location of standing timber, appraise the timber's worth, negotiate the purchase, and draw up contracts for procurement. May determine how to conserve wildlife habitats, creek beds, water quality, and soil stability, and how best to comply with environmental regulations. May devise plans for planting and growing new trees, monitor trees for healthy growth, and determine optimal harvesting schedules.
Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in forestry and conservation science. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills to the identification and resolution of production problems in the manufacture of products. Includes instruction in machine operations, production line operations, engineering analysis, systems analysis, instrumentation, physical controls, automation, computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), manufacturing planning, quality control, and informational infrastructure.

Job Opportunities:

Industrial Engineering Technicians
Apply engineering theory and principles to problems of industrial layout or manufacturing production, usually under the direction of engineering staff. May perform time and motion studies on worker operations in a variety of industries for purposes such as establishing standard production rates or improving efficiency.

A program that prepares individuals for admission or transfer to a baccalaureate-level program in any of the fields of engineering.

A program that focuses on the application of chemical, physical, and engineering principles to the analysis of the properties and behavior of wood and wood products and the development of processes for converting wood into paper and other products. Includes instruction in wood classification and testing, product development, manufacturing and processing technologies, and the design and development of related equipment and systems.

Job Opportunities:

Foresters
Manage public and private forested lands for economic, recreational, and conservation purposes. May inventory the type, amount, and location of standing timber, appraise the timber's worth, negotiate the purchase, and draw up contracts for procurement. May determine how to conserve wildlife habitats, creek beds, water quality, and soil stability, and how best to comply with environmental regulations. May devise plans for planting and growing new trees, monitor trees for healthy growth, and determine optimal harvesting schedules.
Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in forestry and conservation science. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Associates

A program that focuses on the application of psychological theories and methods to real-world settings and problems, such as business and industry, government, education, military, and community settings. Includes instruction in applications of psychology, industrial/organizational psychology, developmental psychology, social psychology, cognitive psychology, counseling, human factors, research methods and statistics, and program evaluation.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Psychologists, All Other
All psychologists not listed separately.
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in psychology, such as child, clinical, and developmental psychology, and psychological counseling. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A program that focuses on the systematic study of map-making and the application of mathematical, computer, and other techniques to the analysis of large amounts of geographic data and the science of mapping geographic information. Includes instruction in cartographic theory and map projections, computer-assisted cartography, geographic information systems, map design and layout, photogrammetry, air photo interpretation, remote sensing, spatial analysis, geodesy, cartographic editing, and applications to specific industrial, commercial, research, and governmental mapping problems.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
Collect, analyze, and interpret geographic information provided by geodetic surveys, aerial photographs, and satellite data. Research, study, and prepare maps and other spatial data in digital or graphic form for legal, social, political, educational, and design purposes. May work with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). May design and evaluate algorithms, data structures, and user interfaces for GIS and mapping systems.
Geography Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in geography. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Administration & Faculty

Provost Dr. Michael Johnson
Provost Dr. Barbara McDonald
Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Full-time Faculty 32
Student : Faculty Ratio 22 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 56 : 43
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 81
Tenure Track Faculty 12
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 6

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
22
Selectivity

Deadlines

August

28

Regular Decision

Admissions Websites

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $10,517 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $9,454
$30K-$48K $9,239
$48K-$75K $11,897
$75K-$110K $14,460
$110K+ $15,093

Sticker Price

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

In-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $4,729 Same as On-Campus
Fees $578 Same as On-Campus
Housing $6,470 $7,180
Books $700 $700
Total (before financial aid) $12,477 $13,187

Out-of-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $5,911 Same as On-Campus
Fees $578 Same as On-Campus
Housing $6,470 $7,180
Books $700 $700
Total (before financial aid) $13,659 $14,369

Students Receiving Aid

70% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 59% $5,155
Federal Scholarships/Grants 59% $3,975
Institutional Grants 13% $2,429
Other Federal Grants 15% $382
Other Loans 4% $4,686
Pell Grants 59% $3,876
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 51% $1,246
Student Loans 59% $5,461

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.itascacc.edu/finaid.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.mnscu.edu/admissions/calculator/itasca.html.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

2% of students graduated on time.

31% of students graduated in six years.

59% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

Washington Monthly

#21 Community Colleges - Overall Rank
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