At Century College, you can choose from a variety of career and technical programs leading directly to employment as well as courses designed to transfer to four-year colleges and universities. You will learn from expert instructors with access to innovative learning opportunities and state-of-the-art facilities.
The Admissions Office will work with you to “discover what’s next!” Learn about the steps to complete the admissions process and register for courses. Do you have questions about Century College? Attend a Discover Century Information Session, schedule a campus visit, chat online, email or call one of our friendly Admissions Advisors.
With affordable tuition rates, Century College can save you thousands on your education. Learn about our tuition rates and fees, and discover options to pay for college, including financial aid, scholarships and payment plans. College can be affordable!
Each year, nearly 1,000 students apply for a Century College Foundation scholarship. While we awarded over 200 scholarships last year, many students are left empty-handed. With your support, we can ensure more students have the help they need to succeed.
The Continuing Education and Customized Training department can help you to get ahead in your career by offering a variety of non-credit workforce training and development opportunities. Through customized training options, Century College can work directly with employers to meet the training needs of employees.
Century College offers a variety of campus life opportunities to connect with others, gain leadership experience, be involved and have fun. Students can participate or cheer on the Century College Wood Ducks Athletic programs, become active members and leaders on campus or take advantage of campus recreational activities and art and theatre experiences.
Century College is committed to the success of each student. This commitment to student success and persistence is demonstrated by the numerous student services and support available in and out of the classroom, including academic resources, assistive services, student wellness options and planning support.
The Associate of Arts degree (AA) degree is a general liberal arts degree. The AA is intended primarily for students who plan to transfer to another college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree. It can generally be considered the first two years of a four-year degree program. Many students choose to concentrate on a particular field of study or pre-major as preparation for a planned bachelor’s degree and major at a college or university. At least 40 of the 60 credits are taken to complete the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC). In addition to the 40 credit MnTC, the AA requires students to completeSTSC 1021orSTSC 1050, 2 credits in Health/Physical Education, and 16 additional credits, which may include additional MnTC courses, pre-major requirements, second language requirements, computer literacy courses, or electives, based on each student’s needs and intended educational goals.
Start ANY degree at Century! An Associate in Arts degree allows you to complete both general education requirements and pre-major requirements for a wide range of majors and programs at four-year colleges and universities. You should consult with a Century counselor or advisor so that you can be sure courses taken at Century fulfill the requirements of a particular field of study, and contact the transfer institution.
Minnesota Transfer Curriculum
The Minnesota State system has a common general education curriculum called the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum or MnTC.
The MnTC is an agreement signed by all Minnesota two- and four-year public colleges and universities to support the transfer of coursework and credits in general education. When you complete the MnTC and then transfer to any other Minnesota State institution, you will have fulfilled all lower-division general education requirements. It also transfers to the University of Minnesota plus many private and out-of-state schools. Within the 40 credits required, there are ten goals. The AFA, AS and the AAS degrees and the diplomas and certificates at Century College also use MnTC courses to fulfill their general education requirements.
Planning for Your Program
Transferology -Check how your courses transfer in and out from Century College through Transferology.
Minnesota Transfer -This site is your connection to resources about transfer options such as transfer basics, planning tools, the application process, etc.
Cost & Financial Aid
As a two-year public community and technical college, Century College receives funding from the State of Minnesota, keeping tuition rates significantly lower than private colleges and universities. With affordable tuition rates and financial aid and scholarship opportunities, our students avoid student loan debt.
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Marlena Yang - Associate of Arts Alum “Class sizes were small enough to engage with my fellow peers as well as develop a strong student-instructor relationship. I believe that helped me to be successful in the classroom and beyond.”