Century Community And Technical College

Century Community And Technical College

Century College is a two year community college, located in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. It is a part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (MnSCU) system and is one of the largest two year community and technical college in Minnesota. It was originally founded in 1967 as Lakewood Community College, but in 1996, it merged with Northeast Metro Technical to become Century Community and Technical College.

Century College offers liberal arts transfer degrees and professional programs. It also confers more than 60 different career programs and short term certificate programs to students. The classes are offered online, during the day, evening and weekends. It also offers accelerated classes which begin after Labor Day and end before Thanksgiving.

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Century Community and Technical College
3300 Century Ave N
White Bear Lake , MN 55110
General Phone: (651) 770-3200

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Century Community and Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts392women's studies, liberal arts and sciences, international studies
Medical Support and Technology245dental assistant, dental hygienist, dental services, medical assistant, pharmacy tech, radiographer, orthotist/prosthetist
Nursing and Emergency Medicine181EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Mechanics and Repair66HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Security and Law Enforcement57criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police
Design53interior design
Business and Management40business management, accounting, accounting technology, marketing, special products marketing
Beauty and Cosmetology34cosmetology, manicurist
Landscaping and Horticulture31applied horticulture, greenhouse operations, landscaping, horticultural science
Media26digital communications
Computer Science and Engineering24computer and info science, data processing tech, computer science, computer networking
Engineering Technician20quality control tech, computer systems tech, CAD and design
Family and Social Work18human services
Medical Administration17medical office assistant, medical secretary
Therapy and Counseling16substance abuse counseling
Construction Trades15property management
Office and Administration8administrative assistant, general office occupations
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy3sports and fitness management
Education and Teaching3teacher ed, teacher aide

Number of programs and degrees for Century Community and Technical College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year14922
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years23719
Associate's degree87938

Century Community and Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Century Community and Technical College had a total enrollment of 8,968 students (6,287 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 71%
Black 9%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 12%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 26%
20-21 19%
22-24 16%
25-29 13%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Century Community and Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 55 %
Part-Time 44 %

Century Community and Technical College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of White Bear Lake, 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.

Century Community and Technical College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,564
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,564
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Century Community and Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1054600)

Century Community and Technical College Faculty

Century Community and Technical College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track922
Non-tenured and not on tenure track56

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year84$62,14693$60,653
All faculty totalacademic year84$62,14693$60,653

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

Century Community and Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Special Products Marketing Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance and Management

Interior Design

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Quality Control Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Human Services, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Greenhouse Operations and Management
Horticultural Science
Landscaping and Groundskeeping

Liberal Arts
International/Global Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Women's Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Dental Services and Allied Professions, Other
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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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 On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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