Home » About Itasca » At a Glance

At a Glance

Admissions Check List   



In 1922 as a two-year public community college.


Full-time: 40



Average Class Size:

24 students

Admission Requirements:

Open admission; high school diploma/GED required.

Application Deadlines

Spring Semester : Monday, January 2   Fall Semester: Monday, August 20

In- State Tuition and Fees

2014/15 - $5,306.40 for 30 credits



Associate in Applied Science Degree

Wildland Firefighting

Natural Resources

Pulp and Paper

Pulp and Paper

Practical Nursing

Power Generation


Professional Certificates

Child Development Associate (CDA)

Nursing Assistant

Geographic Information Systems

Coaching Certificate


At Itasca, we specialize in college transfer. You can complete the first two years of a bachelor's degree in almost any field. If you are undecided on a major, we encourage you to complete the Associate in Arts degree. This is a liberal arts degree which will satisfy the general education requirements at all Minnesota state universities, the University of Minnesota College of Liberal Arts, the University of North Dakota, North Dakota State University and the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth.


Transfer options include:

Class Act: Education majors get classroom teaching experience as a college freshman.
Engineering: Students gain experience working on projects with area industries.
Psychology / Human Services: Students collaborate with community groups on human service projects.
Business: Students stay on the ICC campus to complete the last two years of a four-year degree or transfer to a college or university.
American Indian Studies: Students increase their knowledge of American Indian culture, language and history.
Geography/Geographic Information Systems: Students learn to manage and utilize geographic information as a planning and decision making tool.
Early Childhood Education: Students are involved in professional experience through an onsite teaching practicum.

Strategic Security Studies: Students complete their first two years of a criminal justice degree, while at Itasca they will have the opportunity to take classes that focus on trends and behaviors associated with  terrorism.



Itasca is part of the Minnesota Colleges Athletic Conference (MCAC). 

Varsity sports include the following:










Additional Opportunities

Cooperative Education, Circle K, Student Government, Panorama, Phi Theta Kappa, Literary Magazine, Student Ambassadors, Multicultural Student Affairs, Psychology Club and other organizations; Global Education opportunities; intramurals; and discounted student memberships at the local YMCA.


Special Services

Free tutoring, a writing center, Academic Resource Center, a special needs office and computer labs are available for student use.

Estimated Cost

Itasca has reciprocity with Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota and Manitoba. Itasca offers a higher percentage of gift aid compared to other Minnesota colleges. Online classes will cost more per credit.

To qualify for financial aid, students need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) . ICC scholarship application forms are available on the college website in mid-January and due back at the end of February.



Itasca has on-campus student housing in Wenger and Itasca Halls. Semester costs for the 2014/2015 school year range from $1,630 to $2135, depending upon room type. Students have a choice between two meal plans:  $637 or $721 a semester. There is privately owned student apartment housing adjacent to campus; rent is $320 for a private bedroom and $270 for a shared bedroom.

For more information or to schedule a campus visit, call 218-322-2340 or 800-996-6422; or email: iccinfo@itascacc.edu.