Founded in 1900, Rasmussen College first opened its doors in St. Paul, Minnesota as the Rasmussen Practical School of Business. From its simple beginnings as a small business college, Rasmussen has since experienced a century of growth. Today, Rasmussen operates 24 campuses in the states of Minnesota, Illinois, Wisconsin, North Dakota, Florida, and Kansas. In addition, Rasmussen boasts a thriving online degree program which enrolls over 14,000 students and 1,000 faculty members. Over 70 degree and certificate programs are offered in on-campus, online, and blended-learning formats in a wide variety of subjects.
Rasmussen College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Rasmussen College faculty members combine industry-specific experience with advanced degrees to prepare students with applicable knowledge for in-demand careers. Online instructors specialize in online education. All instructors seek to bring real-world educational experiences to the classroom, providing students with a knowledge base of the most current industry practices and standards.
Rasmussen is a commuter college and does not offer campus housing. However, the college does offer courses during both days and evenings on either a full or part-time basis. This flexibility makes it easy for individuals with significant work/life commitments to attend classes. Students have the option of enrolling in traditional, online, or blended courses and programs. All students have the ability to stay connected to Rasmussen through several different social media platforms and blogs. Students may also get involved in various online and campus events. In addition, Rasmussen offers alumni services, career services, a 24/7 student assistance hotline, and tutoring services.