Alexandria Technical & Community College
 

Category: Small community college | State: MN

About Alexandria Technical & Community College
 

Alexandria Technical & Community College is a two year comprehensive college located in West Central Minnesota. Approximately 4000 students attend the college annually in person or as online students The college has a strong focus on applied learning with emphasis on technician level career preparation. Strong business and industry partnerships support internships and pathways to employment with post graduate job placement of 98%. A three year completion or transfer out rate of 72%, positions the college as a leader among two year college for student success.
 

Military Friendly Ratings

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The ratings below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly®.

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Admissions & Orientation

Culture & Commitment

Financial Aid & Assistance

Graduation & Career

Military Student Support & Retention

Why attend Alexandria Technical & Community College
 

Alexandria supports education through its hands on learning environment with real life applications integrated into the class room environment. Business and industry advisory members drive current curriculum for the fast changing requirement of those hiring graduates. Current equipment, excellent instructors, and defined transfer pathways make Alexandria Technical & Community College a first choice for students in West Central Minnesota and across the state. With options for both on site and online classes, the flexibility of choices allow students to match their life style with the requirements of their chosen degree.
 

Ratings

Top Degrees

plaeholder-teamAccounting

A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

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Computer & Information Systems Security/Information Assurance

A program that prepares individuals to assess the security needs of computer and network systems, recommend safeguard solutions, and manage the implementation and maintenance of security devices, systems, and procedures. Includes instruction in computer architecture, programming, and systems analysis; networking; telecommunications; cryptography; security system design; applicable law and regulations; risk assessment and policy analysis; contingency planning; user access issues; investigation techniques; and troubleshooting.

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Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to operate computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine tools, such as lathes, mills, precision measuring tools, and related attachments and accessories, to perform machining functions, such as cutting, drilling, shaping, and finishing products and component parts. Includes instruction in CNC terminology, setup, programming, operations, and troubleshooting; blueprint reading; machining; lathe and mill operations; technical mathematics; computer literacy; CAD/CAM systems; shop and safety practices; equipment capabilities; and regulations and laws.

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Criminal Justice/Police Science

A program that prepares individuals to perform the duties of police and public security officers, including patrol and investigative activities, traffic control, crowd control and public relations, witness interviewing, evidence collection and management, basic crime prevention methods, weapon and equipment operation and maintenance, report preparation and other routine law enforcement responsibilities.

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Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain diesel engines in vehicles such as automobiles, buses, ships, trucks, railroad locomotives, and construction equipment; as well as stationary diesel engines in electrical generators and related equipment.

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Health Professions & Related Programs

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Welding Technology

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to join or cut metal surfaces. Includes instruction in arc welding, resistance welding, brazing and soldering, cutting, high-energy beam welding and cutting, solid state welding, ferrous and non-ferrous materials, oxidation-reduction reactions, welding metallurgy, welding processes and heat treating, structural design, safety, and applicable codes and standards.

Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition $4,816 $4,816 N/A N/A
Fees $600 $600 N/A N/A
Room $5,200 $5,200 N/A N/A
Board N/A N/A N/A N/A
Books $1,200 $1,200 N/A N/A
Other Expenses $7,100 $7,100 N/A N/A
Totals $18,916 $18,916 N/A N/A
  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Committed to the 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
  • Utilize the Federal Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
  • DOD Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Tuition Assistance
  • Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Network
  • Waives the admission application fee for military students and veterans
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on CLEP exam
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on DSST exam
  • Award college credit for military training and experience according to the ACE recommendation guidelines
  • Mentoring/on-boarding programs for new military students or veterans
  • In-state tuition without residency requirements for military personnel
  • Compliant with Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 ("Choice Act")
  • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
  • Returning student receive reimbursement or remission of course fees
  • Offers accelerated courses (i.e., 6-8 weeks course completion time)
  • Formal policy in place regarding business conduct and compliance when admitting, educating, advising, and placing military and/or veteran students
  • Financial aid counseling
  • Accommodations for military students with disabilities
  • Dedicated social space for gathering (e.g. a student lounge or veteran center) reserved specifically for military service members and veterans