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Century College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Century College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Century College offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Century College Ranked?

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2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Century College was awarded 235 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is orthotist/prosthetist.

Overall Quality

Century College landed the #695 spot in College Factual's 2022 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,576 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Century College is also ranked #31 out of 63 schools in Minnesota.

See all of the rankings for Century College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Century College?

Acceptance Rate

Since Century College has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

Learn more about Century College admissions.

Century College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At Century College, this rate is 24 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Century College is 42%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  42 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Century College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Century College this rate is 58%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  58 out of 100
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Century College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 8,695 undergraduates at Century College with 3,465 being full-time and 5,230 being part-time.

How Much Does Century College Cost?

The overall average net price of Century College is $10,808. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Century College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$9,460 $9,441 $10,956 $13,798 $14,524

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Century College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Century College, approximately 32% of students took out student loans averaging $5,778 a year. That adds up to $23,112 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Century College is 9.2%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do Century College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Century College make around $38,000 per year during the early years of their employment. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.

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See which majors at Century College make the most money.

Location of Century College

Century College is a public institution situated in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. White Bear Lake is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

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Contact details for Century College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3300 Century Ave N, White Bear Lake, MN 55110
Phone: 651-770-3200
Website: https://www.century.edu/

Century College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Century College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Century College

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2018-2019, 3,695 students took at least one online class at Century College. This is an increase from the 3,556 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 3,695 1,445
2017-2018 3,556 1,340
2016-2017 3,372 1,209
2015-2016 3,250 1,160
2013-2014 2,972 1,079

Learn more about online learning at Century College.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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