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  • Century College_AboutUs

    Century College is a two-year community and technical college located in White Bear Lake, MN.

    As one of the largest two-year colleges in Minnesota, we serve over 21,000 credit and non-credit students per year.

    We offer degrees, diplomas, certificates, and courses in general education and transfer, business, human services, health sciences, technology, engineering, applied design, industrial and non-credit workforce training.

With a variety of student support and student life opportunities, including athletics, student clubs and organizations, campus theatre, Multicultural Center, LGBTQ Center, Veterans Center, and much more, Century College provides a warm, welcoming and vibrant campus community. Hear from students about their Century College experiences.

As a "community" college, we care about our local communities. We are engaged, connected and a resource within our local communities, including K-12 and workforce/industry partners. Get to know us!

Century College is your bridge to success!

Mission Statement

Century College inspires, prepares, and empowers students to succeed in a changing world.

Vision Statement

To be a national leader in transforming lives through an innovative, rigorous, and compassionate approach to education.

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    The Century College community values:

    • inspiring learning
    • broadening perspectives
    • pursuing excellence
    • responding to community needs
    • achieving goals
    • transforming lives
    • celebrating achievement

Student Demographics - 2016

  • Headcount - 8606
  • Full-Year Equivalent (FYE) - 5409
  • Students of Color - 36%
  • First Generation (Federal Definition) - 55%
  • Average Age - 26
  • Female - 56%
  • Male - 44%