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1314 North Hiawatha Avenue PO Box 250
Pipestone, MN 56164-0250
United States

Consolidated with other Minnesota West campuses in January 1997
The following information should help you understand the cost of attending college. Keep in mind that most students receive a financial aid package (grants and scholarships) which lowers their out-of-pocket cost. This is reflected on the net price information, if available.
Living On-Campus
Living Off-Campus
Living with Family
The amounts above pertain to first-time full-time undergraduate students and include tuition and fees, housing and meals, transportation, and personal expenses. Use these estimated amounts as a reference for building your annual budget for attending this institution.
Average Net Price $10,849 / year

This is the average annual amount that first-time, full-time undergraduate students pay at this institution after subtracting all grants and scholarships from the cost of attendance.

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Net cost after grants and scholarships by income
$0-$30,000: $9,539
$30,001-$48,000: $9,836
$48,001-$75,000: $11,664
$75,001-$110,000: $14,577
Over $110,000: $15,864

This net price data shows the average amount students have paid, according to their family income, after subtracting all grants and scholarships.

Size of Student Body
Average Class Size
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Breakdown by Race
American Indian or Alaska Native: 1%
Black or African American: 9%
Hispanic: 9%
Asian: 3%
White: 72%
Two or more races: 2%
International Students: 1%
Unknown: 3%
Breakdown by Age
19 and Younger: 22%
20 to 24: 20%
25 to 34: 24%
35 to 44: 14%
45 and Older: 18%
Breakdown by Gender
Men: 51%
Women: 47%
New entering students who are transfers

Graduation Rate for Two-Year Programs
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Completers within 3 years by race
Black or African American: 18%
Hispanic: 32%
Asian: 45%
Two or more races: 30%
Completers within 3 years by Gender
Men: 44%
Women: 48%
Retention Rate
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Retention Rate By Type
Full-time: 55%
Part-time: 37%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid awarded to undergraduate students

The following information pertains to first-time full-time undergraduate students.

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Average amount of aid awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates
State/Local grant aid: $1,774
Institutional grant aid: $1,053
Federal grant aid: $3,280
Average amount of grant aid awarded by income (all sources)
$0-$30,000: $6,794
$30,001-$48,000: $6,497
$48,001-$75,000: $4,669
$75,001-$110,000: $1,756
Over $110,000: $469
School Scholarships
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This section shows the median debt graduates incurred to complete their degree at this institution.

Median Cumulative Debt by Degree Type
  • Associate's Degree: $12,000
  • Undergraduate Certificate: $10,050
Percent of Graduates With Loans
  • Associate's Degree: 59%
  • Undergraduate Certificate: 26%

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  • High School Diploma or GED
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  • Accepts dual credits
  • Accepts exam-based credits
  • Institution awards credits for military training
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