B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    B
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Safety
    A+
  5. Student Life
    A-
  6. Location
    B+
Ridgewater College is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division III
Athletic Conference
Address
2101 15th Ave NW
Willmar, MN 56201

Ridgewater College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$11,186/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $10,033/ year
  • $30-48k
    $10,637/ year
  • $49-75k
    $12,182/ year
  • $76-110k
    $15,230/ year
  • $110k+
    $15,822/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
21:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.13 responses
80%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.15 responses
100%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.15 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,002Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
51%
Varsity Athletes
7%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
48%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%

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So far, Ridgewater College is great. Extremely welcoming, diverse, great location, and helpful staff. Everyone from financial aid, admissions and teachers are willing to go above and beyond.
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Ridgewater college in Willmar MN has a beautiful campus, amazing professors and even better schooling options. There's a very diverse collection of people and all are accepted without hesitation.
The professors there are excellent. They want the students to succeed. Very nice, small campus, easy to get around. Very good athletics, and great student service! And it's adorable!!:)