Located in the heart of the capital city of St. Paul, MN, Saint Paul College is a regionally accredited community & technical college with over 11,351 credit and non-credit students. The College is a leader in student engagement, student-faculty interaction, student success, and equity and inclusion with a mission of providing learning opportunities in both career and transfer education to enhanc...e personal knowledge and advance economic opportunities for the benefit of a diverse population of constituents. Saint Paul College is one of the most diverse institutions in Minnesota. The credit student population is comprised 61% students of color, 64% first generation students and has an average age of 29. Saint Paul College was recognized as the Number 1 community college in the United States by Washington Monthly magazine in 2010 and 2013. Saint Paul College is a comprehensive two-year institution and awards Associate of Arts, Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science degrees, as well as, diplomas and certificate programs in liberal arts, fine arts, health sciences, business, engineering, and career & technical education programs. The College has 52 different programs with 100 certificates and diploma programs, ranging from Construction, Health, IT/Business, Finance, Manufacturing, Transportation, Skill Trades, and Service occupational cluster programs. Several programs are nationally accredited and the College has a long standing relationship with the Saint Paul Union Trades, labor councils, and their national affiliates.Saint Paul College values innovation and student success and has numerous student-centered programs including: The Make-It-Count, a tuition free program for non-traditional students; The Power of YOU, a tuition free program for underserved high school students; Post-Secondary Education Option (PSEO); and Career Pathways Academy, providing area high school students access to educational opportunities and the ability to earn college credit through concurrent enrollment.