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Ridgewater at a Glance

  • Academic year 2015-16 enrollment: 4,978 credit students, 7,470 non-credit students
  • Fall 2016 enrollment for credit students: 4,169*
  • Approximately 54% of credit students are female and 46% are male.
  • Almost 30% of students are 25 or older.
  • 15% of credit students are students of color or American Indian.

*As of 11/16/16

Fall 2015 - Spring 2016

Enrollment: 4,978

Full Year Equivalency: 2,738

Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

Enrollment: 5,184

Full Year Equivalency: 2,825

Fall 2013 - Spring 2014

Enrollment: 5,328

Full Year Equivalency: 3,077

2016 Enrollment by Country, State, Minnesota County

International Students 15
Countries 9
Students from other states 188
States 40
Students by MN County 4,706
MN Counties 82

FY 2016

Faculty and instructors 360
Staff and administration 290
Total: 540
American Indian or Alaska Native
Credit Students: --*
Percent: .38%
Asian
Credit Students: 49
Percent: 1.18%
Black or African American
Credit Students: 157
Percent: 3.77%
Hispanic of any race
Credit Students: 296
Percent: 7.10%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
Credit Students: --*
Percent: .12%
Two or more races
Credit Students: 108
Percent: 2.59%
Total students of color and American Indian
Credit Students: 631
Percent: 15.14%
White
Credit Students: 3,427
Percent: 82.20%
Nonresident alien
Credit Students: --*
Percent: .38%
Unknown race and ethnicity
Credit Students: 95
Percent: 2.28%
Total:
Credit Students: 4,169
Percent: 100%

*Data suppressed

Fall 2015 - Spring 2016

Associate of Arts - 227
Associate of Applied Science - 234
Associate of Science - 90
Certificate - 127
Diploma - 304
Total - 982

Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

Associate of Arts - 241
Associate of Applied Science - 258
Associate of Science - 101
Certificate - 130
Diploma - 329
Total - 1,059

Fall 2013 - Spring 2014

Associate of Arts - 295
Associate of Applied Science - 249
Associate of Science - 87
Certificate - 151
Diploma - 430
Total - 1,212

Class of 2015

Unavailable for Employment - 1%
Available for work, Unemployed - 1%
Unrelated Employment - 3%
Status Uknown - 31%
Related Employment - 44%
Continuing Education - 20%
Related Employment Rate - 95%
Liberal Arts
Agriculture
Nondestructive Testing
Nursing
Farm Business Management
Veterinary Technology
Welding
Computer Systems Technology
Electrician
Marketing and Sales Management

Percent of Students Persisting, Transferring or Graduating by Second Fall Semester

Fall 2015 - Spring 2016 73.4
Fall 2014 - Spring 2015 74.4
Fall 2013 - Spring 2014 72.5