Wherever you’re going, your path starts at RCTC


Rochester Community and Technical College has been serving learners of all abilities and walks-of-life for 105 years. We are Minnesota’s oldest, public two-year college, founded in 1915 by a motion to the Rochester School Board by Dr. Charles H. Mayo, co-founder of the renowned Mayo Clinic. RCTC is proud to offer students:

  • Hands-on experience with cutting-edge technology
  • Expert instructors with real world knowledge
  • Savings of up to $50,000 over two years compared to other four-year colleges and universities
  • Industry licensure and certification
  • Identical courses and curriculum as four-year schools at a fraction of the cost
  • Credits transfer almost anywhere to complete a bachelor’s degree