Ridgewater College Career

Ridgewater College is a Public, 2-4 years school located in Willmar, MN. The 2020 average tuition & fees is $5,958 in average over all programs at Ridgewater College. Total 608 students have enrolled online exclusively out of total 3,298 enrolled students. The school offers total 124 career programs and 10 programs are offered through distance learning.
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Directory and Accreditation Information

Ridgewater College (referred to as Ridgewater) is a Public, 2-4 years school located in Willmar, MN. It is classified as Associate's - Public Suburban-serving Single Campus school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Associate's degree. The 2020 average tuition & fees at Ridgewater College is $5,958 over career programs. The school has a total enrollment of 3,298 and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1 (5.26%).

Ridgewater College is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1996 - Current[Estimated Date]).

2101 15th Ave NW, Willmar, MN
800-722-1151

Online Career Programs at Ridgewater

10 career program are offered via distance learning (online classes) where Ridgewater College has total 124 career programs for 1 Year Certificate, 2 Years Certificate, 4 Years Certificate, Associate. Next table lists number of programs by offered program and online availability along with number of completers by certificate programs. Last year, 950 students have completed their career programs at Ridgewater College.
Offered Career Programs at Ridgewater College
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
1 Year Certificate235103
2 Years Certificate301114
4 Years Certificate210189
Associate's Degree504544
Total12410950

Ridgewater College offers 124 programs through 1 Year Certificate, 2 Years Certificate, 4 Years Certificate, Associate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 950 students have completed their studies.
  • 103 students have earned/completed 1 Year Certificate program.
  • 114 students have earned/completed 1-2 Years Certificate program.
  • 189 students have earned/completed 2-4 Years Certificate program.
  • 544 students have earned/completed Associate's program.
1 Year Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 4 completers-
Agronomy and Crop Science4-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Network and System Administration/Administrator0-
Personal And Culinary Services [+] 13 completers-
Personal And Culinary Services0-
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist11-
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist2-
Education [+] (2 completers) 15 completers-
Education0-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching11-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching4-
Teacher Assistant/Aide0-
Engineering Technology [+] 0 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Instrumentation Technology/Technician0-
Automation Engineer Technology/Technician0-
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician0-
Legal Studies [+] (2 completers) 1 completers$22,900
Law0$22,900
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary1-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 7 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies7-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (2 completers) 2 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
International/Global Studies2-
Precision Production Trades [+] 3 completers-
Precision Production Trades0-
Welding Technology/Welder3-
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 46 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist0-
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist1-
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy2-
Health Aide0-
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage0-
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide43-
Business [+] 12 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry12-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies0-
Total103
1-2 Years Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 20 completers-
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management20-
Communication and Journalism [+] 0 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia0-
Communications Technologies [+] 0 completers-
Communications Technologies0-
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Programming/Programmer0-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design0-
Network and System Administration/Administrator0-
Computer Support Specialist0-
Personal And Culinary Services [+] 12 completers-
Personal And Culinary Services0-
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist12-
Education [+] 2 completers-
Education0-
Teacher Assistant/Aide2-
Engineering Technology [+] 2 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Instrumentation Technology/Technician0-
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology2-
Legal Studies [+] 0 completers-
Law0-
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary0-
Construction Trades [+] 2 completers-
Mason/Masonry0-
Carpentry/Carpenter2-
Mechanics and Repairers [+] 0 completers-
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair0-
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician0-
Precision Production Trades [+] 9 completers-
Precision Production Trades0-
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant1-
Welding Technology/Welder8-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 55 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist1-
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder4-
Medical/Clinical Assistant7$27,100
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)1-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling7-
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy1-
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage9-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training25-
Business [+] 12 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping0-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science6-
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services0-
Small Business Administration/Management0-
Insurance0-
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations6-
Total114
2-4 Years Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 99 completers-
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations20-
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management64-
Dairy Husbandry and Production11-
Agronomy and Crop Science4-
Communications Technologies [+] 0 completers-
Communications Technologies0-
Recording Arts Technology/Technician0-
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design0-
Engineering Technology [+] 20 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Instrumentation Technology/Technician17-
Automation Engineer Technology/Technician1-
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician2-
Science Technologies/Technicians [+] 0 completers-
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician0-
Industrial Radiologic Technology/Technician0-
Construction Trades [+] 20 completers-
Mason/Masonry0-
Carpentry/Carpenter5-
Electrician15-
Mechanics and Repairers [+] 19 completers-
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair0-
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician5-
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician14-
Precision Production Trades [+] 16 completers-
Precision Production Trades0-
Tool and Die Technology/Technician0-
Welding Technology/Welder10-
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist6-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 15 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Commercial Photography15-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Accounting0-
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations0-
Total189
Associate's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 11 completers-
Agricultural Business and Management0-
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations4-
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management5-
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production0-
Dairy Husbandry and Production1-
Agronomy and Crop Science1-
Communication and Journalism [+] 6 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia6-
Communications Technologies [+] 3 completers-
Communications Technologies0-
Recording Arts Technology/Technician3-
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Programming/Programmer7-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design1-
Network and System Administration/Administrator8-
Personal And Culinary Services [+] 3 completers-
Personal And Culinary Services0-
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist2-
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist1-
Education [+] 13 completers-
Education0-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching9-
Teacher Assistant/Aide4-
Engineering Technology [+] (2 completers) 43 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Telecommunications Technology/Technician0-
Instrumentation Technology/Technician23-
Automation Engineer Technology/Technician4-
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology5-
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician11-
Legal Studies [+] 1 completers-
Law0-
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary1-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] (1 completers) 223 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies223-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Physical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry0-
Science Technologies/Technicians [+] 0 completers-
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician0-
Industrial Radiologic Technology/Technician0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 9 completers-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting0-
Criminal Justice/Police Science9-
Construction Trades [+] 7 completers-
Mason/Masonry0-
Carpentry/Carpenter0-
Electrician7-
Mechanics and Repairers [+] 2 completers-
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair0-
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician0-
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician2-
Precision Production Trades [+] 2 completers-
Precision Production Trades0-
Tool and Die Technology/Technician0-
Welding Technology/Welder0-
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist2-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 4 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Commercial Photography4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 167 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician9-
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary13-
Medical/Clinical Assistant3-
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant51-
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)4-
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer0-
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy5-
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage7-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse75-
Business [+] 32 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Accounting13-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science7-
Marketing/Marketing Management4-
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations8-
Total544

Online Student Population at Ridgewater College

608 students (18.44% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 838 students (25.41% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Ridgewater College.
Distance Learning Student Population at Ridgewater College
Number of Students
Total3,298
Enrolled Online Exclusively608
Enrolled Some Online Courses838
Not in Online Courses1,852

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