Century College
Century College
Century college logo lrg.jpg
MottoDiscover What's Next!
TypeCommunity and Technical College, Public
Established1967
PresidentAngelia Millender
Students12,000
LocationWhite Bear Lake, Minnesota, United States, 55110
CampusSuburban, 170 acres (69 ha)
Telephone800-228-1978
ColorsOrange, Black & Gray               
AthleticsNJCAA
Sports2 teams
MascotWoody Wood Duck
Websitewww.century.edu

Century College is a two-year community college and technical college in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. It is a member of the Minnesota State system. It was founded in 1967 as Lakewood State Junior College and in 1996 merged with Northeast Metro Technical College to become Century College.

Overview

One of Minnesota's largest and most diverse two-year community and technical colleges, Century College serves over 12,000 students each year, including 41% students of color. The average student age is 25. 56% of Century College students are recent high school graduates, 38% are adult students, 8% are high school students, and 49% are first in their family to go to college.

Century College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a commission of the North Central Association.

Degrees & Programs

Century College offers 58 degrees, 24 diplomas and 61 certificates in a wide variety of areas, including applied design, arts and humanities, business, health sciences, human services, science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), social and behavioral sciences, and trade and industry.

Continuing Education and Customized Training (CECT) at Century College offers non-credit courses for entry-level careers, professional development and customized training. CECT program areas include business, career and leadership, computers and office productivity, health and human services, public safety, motorcycle training, project and resource management, and trade and industry.

Student Activities

Century College offers 30+ student clubs, organizations, and activities available in areas such as fine and performing arts, recreation, and career development. Century College athletics teams include men's baseball and women's softball and they belong to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and Region XIII. Coordinates: 45°02?30?N 92°58?58?W / 45.0417°N 92.9828°W / 45.0417; -92.9828[1]

References

  1. ^ State of Minnesota: Century College. Google Earth. Retrieved 2011-03-09.

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