RCTC Nationally Ranked for Best Online Associate Degrees

Rochester Community and Technical College is proud to announce it has been ranked #12 in the nation by OnlineU for best return on investment (ROI) for online associate degrees.  With full-time tuition at approximately $5800 per year, RCTC’s ROI was calculated at 91.3%.


OnlineU used graduate salaries and student debt amounts from government databases to identify the colleges and universities that offer the best return on investment (ROI) for online associate degrees. OnlineU calculated an average ROI percentile and ranked the schools by this value.


To be considered for the Best Online Colleges lists, colleges were required to have salary data available for at least two fully online degrees at the associate level with programs that cover at least two subject areas.


OnlineU also ranked RCTC #6 Best Online Community College in Minnesota in May of 2020.