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Waseca is within easy commuting distance from eleven college/university campuses.

Bethany Lutheran Collge  Bethany Lutheran College

Bethany Lutheran College (BLC) is a private, residential, Christian, coeducational, liberal arts college founding in 1927, owned and operated by the Evangelical Lutheran Synod.  The fifty-acre campus of Bethany Lutheran College overlooks the Minnesota River Valley in Mankato, Minnesota, a community of approximately 50,000 people.

Personalized Education:  It’s a claim many colleges make.  Bethany backs it up.  What do we mean by personalized education?  To start with, you’re on a campus with about 540 students.  Using recent enrollment data, the average class size was 20 students.  The biggest class was 50, the smallest was 2.  It doesn’t get much more personal than that.

Bethany Lutheran College
700 Luther Drive, Mankato, MN  56001
(507) 344-7000 Toll Free:  800-944-3066
Gustavus AdolphusGustavus Adolphus College

Gustavus Adolphus College is a church-related, residential liberal arts college firmly rooted in its Swedish and Lutheran heritage.  The college offers students of high aspiration and promise a liberal arts education of recognized excellence provided by faculty who embody the highest standards of teaching and scholarship.  The Gustavus curriculum is designed to bring students to mastery of a particular area of study with a general framework that is both interdisciplinary and international in perspective.

Gustavus Adolphus College
800 West College Avenue, Saint Peter, MN 56082
(507) 933-8000
South Central CollegeSouth Central College

South Central College is the newest comprehensive community and technical college in the State of Minnesota.  The college provides an Associate in Arts degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences, in addition to over 50 career and professional majors.  Unique majors include: Agribusiness, Civil Engineering Technology, Computer Integrated Machining, Mechatronics, and Graphic Communications-Design and Production.  South Central College has campuses in two great  communities – Faribault and North Mankato, MN.

South Central College                                                                                    South Central College
North Mankato Campus                                                                                               Faribault Campus
1920 Lee Blvd, North Mankato, MN 56003                                            1225 3rd St SW, Faribault, MN 55021
(507) 389-7200                                                                                                   (507) 332-5800
RasmussenCollegeRasmussen College

Rasmussen College is a private, regionally accredited college offering Associate’s and Bachelor’s Degrees.  Our departments and programs have been expertly cultivated to provide an exceptional level of education.

Rasmussen College
130 St Andrews Drive, Mankato, MN 56001
(507) 625-6556

Riverland Logo 4C.2Riverland Community College

Mission:  Riverland is a regional comprehensive community college inspiring learning for living through a personalized educational environment.
Vision:  Riverland will be a regional leader in liberal arts and career-technical higher education and an essential link to economic and social vitality.  Riverland will be recognized for excellence in learning through innovation, responsiveness, resourcefulness, and collaboration.

Riverland Community College
1900 8th Ave NW, Austin, MN 55912
(507) 433-0600
MSU MankatoMinnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State Mankato is located in south central Minnesota 85 miles southwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN on a bluff overlooking the scenic Minnesota River valley.  Minnesota State Mankato is a comprehensive university and community dedicated to excellence in academics and personal growth.  WE academically challenge students with over 125 undergraduate programs of study that develop new perspectives, skills and opportunities.  In addition, the University offers nearly 100 graduate programs, which includes three at the doctoral level.

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN 56001
(507) 389-1866