Century College

White Bear Lake, MN 55110
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Century College is one of the thirty-one public 2-year colleges in Minnesota. The campus is located in a suburb, in White Bear Lake.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 8,745 students attend the school. Every year 18% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Century College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $4,817, and fees were $600. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $4,817 and $600 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students8,745
Student to Faculty Ratio24:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate56%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 14 101
Certificate 14 102

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1996 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1977 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $20
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$181/credit
In State Students$181/credit
Out of State Students$181/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $8,145 $8,145 $8,145
ADN 70 $12,670 $12,670 $12,670
BSN 125 $22,625 $22,625 $22,625
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 70% of Century College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 47% $4,120
Other Federal Grant 2% $933
State Grant & Scholarships 47% $1,294
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans 30% $5,472
Private Loans 1% $6,596


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$9,078
$30,001 to $48,000$9,756
$48,001 to $75,000$10,927
$75,001 to $110,000$13,345
Over $110,000$14,413

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Minnesota state board of nursing.
Century College
3300 Century Ave N
White Bear Lake, MN 55110

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