Ridgewater College

2101 15th Ave NW, Willmar, MN 56201

About Ridgewater College

Ridgewater College is classified as a medium-sized, rural-serving public Associate’s college with a student body of up to 7,500 students. Rural-serving institutions are located in areas with a total population of less than 500,000 residents. This mid-sized two-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 2,000 to 4,999 students. This institution awards associate’s degrees and no bachelor’s degrees. According to data for fall enrollment, 10-39% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this two-year associate’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate4,318
Student Age% Under 2561%
 % 25 and Over39%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time62%
 % Part-time38%
Race/Ethnicity% White91.8%
 % Black1.8%
 % Asian1.0%
 % Latino3.0%
 % Native American0.7%
 % Race Unknown1.7%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
Did you know we have info on over 2,800 schools? Start our matching engine to see which school is a best fit.

Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$20
 In-State Tuition & Fees$5,280
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$5,280
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid79%
 % Undergraduates with Loans61%
 % Undergraduates with Grants55%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$900
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$5,600
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,892
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,892

Neighborhood Data for the Willmar Area

Median Age33.9
Median Household Income$38,610
Total Population19,459
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total50.5% 49.5%
 Age 0-953.2%46.8%
 Age 10-1753.1%46.9%
 Age 18-2458.3%41.7%
 Age 25-2952.6%47.4%
 Age 30-3952.8%47.2%
Race/Ethnicity% White91.7%
 % Black3.5%
 % Asian0.4%
 % Latino20.6%
 % Native American1.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%


On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$5,600
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$504
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50047.0%67.4%20.0%
 $500 to $74939.4%19.7%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%6.5%16.3%
 Over $100013.6%6.5%12.6%
Get Info on Schools

Get started to see which schools match your needs.

Art Schools Nearby