Ridgewater College

Tuition & Fees $5,915
Student Population 3,176
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $3,842
Graduation Rate 45 %
Students:Faculty 19

Academic Overview

Ridgewater College is a public, 2-4 years institute located in Willmar, Minnesota. It is an Associate's - Public Suburban-serving Single Campus by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Associate's degree.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $5,958 for Minnesota residents and $5,915 for out-of-state students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 3,176 students are enrolled.
The salary after graduation from Ridgewater College varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $35,900. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, Ridgewater's tuition & fees is $5,958 for Minnesota residents and $5,915 for non-residents.
2022 Tuition & Fees
Minnesota ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at Ridgewater.
The average received amount of financial aid is $3,842 and 82% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 3,176 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.
Graduation Rate for Ridgewater College is 45 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Ridgewater College is 14 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Ridgewater College is 63 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Ridgewater College is 3,176
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Ridgewater College is 19 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
19 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $3,842 at Ridgewater College.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address2101 15th Ave NW, Willmar, MN 56201
Online Applicationhttps://eservices.minnstate.edu/adm/public/studentWelcome?campusId=308
Financial Aidridgewater.edu/admission-aid/paying-for-college/financial-aid/
Net Price Calculatorwww.minnstate.edu/admissions/calculator/ridgewater.html
Veterans Tuitionridgewater.edu/admission-aid/veterans/
Disability Serviceridgewater.edu/student-services-activities/academic-support-tutoring-disability/disability-services/

Offered Degrees

Ridgewater offers 116 major programs through online and on-site education where 36 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate289
Associate's Degree4915
Two but less than four years certificate172

Special Learning Opportunities

Ridgewater College offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. The school provides study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Ridgewater College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges