(Alexandria, MN) — Aug 16, 2022 — Alexandria Technical & Community College remains the Best Community College in Minnesota for the third year and is No. 3 in the country, as ranked by WalletHub in their ranking of Best & Worst Community Colleges.
This is the third time Alexandria College has been ranked in the top 10 nationwide by WalletHub, and the first year in the top 5. The Minnesota State system also improved their ranking to No. 7 nationwide.
“Alexandria College’s reputation for quality and affordability remains legendary not only in Minnesota, but nationwide,” said Michael Seymour, President of Alexandria College. “No singular area of the college determines our growing list of best-in-class rankings. It is a result of the dedication and hard work of our faculty, staff and students.”
Alexandria College is also ranked a top college in Minnesota by Niche, UniversityHQ and College Consensus.
The ranking considers quality and cost for the 2021-22 academic year. To determine where students can receive the best education at the lowest price, WalletHub compared more than 650 community colleges across 19 key indicators of cost and quality. Their data set ranges from the cost of in-state tuition and fees to student-faculty ratio to graduation rate.
As a financial website, WalletHub’s rankings focus on colleges providing the most value in three key metric areas: Cost & Financing, Education Outcomes, and Career Outcomes. For more details visit 2022’s Best & Worst Community Colleges on WalletHub.