Alexandria Technical College

Alexandria Technical College

Alexandria Technical College, also known as ATC, was established in 1959. It is a two-year technical public college and is situated in Alexandria, Minnesota. ATC offers more than 60 programs leading to associate's degrees. Online and adult education programs are also offered by the college. The student body has an impressive number of international enrollments every year as well.

Alexandria Technical College's athletics department organizes several intramural sports events. The students participate in sports including broomball, volleyball, softball, flag football, and hockey. The college campus is also home to several student run clubs and organizations like the Student Senate, Delta Epsilon Chi, and Phi Theta Kappa.

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Alexandria Technical College
1601 Jefferson Streeet
Alexandria , MN 56308
General Phone: (320) 762-0221

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Alexandria Technical Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Security and Law Enforcement235criminal justice and police
Nursing and Emergency Medicine83registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Business and Management83business management, accounting, banking, human resources development, marketing, sales, fashion merchandising
Mechanics and Repair55industrial mechanics, diesel mechanics, marine mechanic
Computer Science and Engineering49computer programming, web design, computer networking
Construction Trades42masonry, carpentry
Production Trades33machinist, welding
Medical Support and Technology31medical coding, medical lab tech, phlebotomy
Photography and Commercial Art29commercial art
Design29interior design
Engineering Technician27industrial tech, manufacturing tech, hydraulics tech, computer systems tech, mechanical drafting
Transportation24truck and bus driver
Office and Administration22office management, administrative assistant
Law19legal secretary, legal assistant
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy14health and physical education
Hospitality12hospitality management
Medical Administration7medical secretary
Liberal Arts6general studies
Family and Social Work6child care management, human services

Number of programs and degrees for Alexandria Technical in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree45229
Award of less than 1 academic year1489
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years946
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years11210

Alexandria Technical Student Body

In 2007-2008, Alexandria Technical had a total enrollment of 2,249 students (2,110 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 82%
Black 1%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 16%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 7%
18-19 43%
20-21 18%
22-24 9%
25-29 8%
30-34 3%
35-39 3%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Alexandria Technical Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 68 %
Part-Time 47 %

Alexandria Technical Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Alexandria, Minnesota for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Minnesota Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Alexandria Technical Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,107
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,107
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Alexandria Technical participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 554400)

Alexandria Technical Faculty

Alexandria Technical has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track62

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year43$62,88428$64,563
All faculty totalacademic year43$62,88428$64,563

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Alexandria Technical Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Fashion Merchandising
Human Resources Development
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Selling Skills and Sales Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Construction Trades

Interior Design

Engineering Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Hydraulics and Fluid Power Technology/Technician
Industrial Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management
Human Services, General

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
Marine Maintenance/Fitter and Ship Repair Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Office Management and Supervision

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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