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Rochester Community and Technical College?

Expect Community.  RCTC is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System and is the oldest, and one of the most innovative, community colleges in Minnesota.  Students rate our campus, facilities and technology as one of the college's greatest strengths.

Expect Excellence.  RCTC faculty hold the academic credentials you'd expect -- they also have real life experience.  This sets us apart.  Our faculty live what they teach.

Expect Opportunity. RCTC offers more than 70 technical and transfer programs and 130 degree options.  We offer convenience. RCTC also offers more than 300 online classes.

Expect Affordability.  An RCTC education is a smart investment.  An investment with a huge impact on your earning potential. Whether completing a degree or even a few courses, it adds up big over a lifetime. For every  $1 you spend, the State of Minnesota kicks in some too.  Take advantage of Minnesota's investment in you!  See current tuition information.

Campus Visits and Getting to RCTC
Go to RCTC on the web to reserve your spot for a Preview Day or an individual visit at:


You can also contact our Welcome Center at 507.285.7557 for more information on visit dates, times and openings. Thousands of people visit our campus each year. You should too!


Celebrating 100 years!    1915-2015    www.rctc.edu/100th
MnSCUMember of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System . RCTC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity educator and employer.