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Ridgewater College
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  • 2 Year
  • WILLMAR, MN

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Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Professors
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Safety
    grade A+
  5. Student Life
    grade A minus
  6. Location
    grade B

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Ridgewater is an above-average public college located in Willmar, Minnesota. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,895 undergraduate students. The Ridgewater acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Agricultural Business. Graduating 51% of students, Ridgewater alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,800.

About

2101 15TH AVE NW
WILLMAR, MN 56201
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division III
Athletic Conference
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Ridgewater College Rankings

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Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$11,111 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$4,973 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
86%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 13 responses
82%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 17 responses
94%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 17 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
10
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
6
Online Associates Programs
4
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    29%
  • On Campus
    50%
  • Online
    20%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,895 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,360
Undergrads Over 25
18%
Pell Grant
51%
Varsity Athletes
2%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
51%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%

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