Mesabi Range at a Glance

Degrees & Programs at Mesabi Range College : AA degrees cover the first two years of most programs for transfer to four-year institutions. AAS degrees are two-year career programs designed for immediate employment. Certificate and diploma programs are one or two-year career programs designed for immediate employment in areas such as Industrial Mechanical Technology, Carpentry, Paramedic, Business Operations & Management, Practical Nursing, Human Services, Addiction Studies, and more! For a complete listing of our programs, please visit: Technical Programs/Degrees

Student Body: Enrollment - 1,700 Student/Faculty Ratio - 24 to 1

The majority of Mesabi Range College students come from local community high schools Virginia, Eveleth, and Mesabi East. Liberal arts is the most popular major, followed by practical nursing.

Scholarships: $100,000 in scholarships awarded annually through the Mesabi Range Foundation.

Financial Aid: About 80% of dependent students received aid last year. Awards vary with an average of $3,600.

Student Services: disability services, counseling, academic advising, learning center, tutoring, student support services, on-line advising, and minority services.

Location: Campuses in Virginia and Eveleth Minnesota. Mesabi Range College is one-half hour from Giant's Ridge Golf & Ski Resort in the heart of Northeastern Minnesota.

On-Campus Housing: The Alpine Village is apartment-style furnished units located on the Virginia campus.

Activities: bar-b-ques, campus-wide social activities, career program clubs, homecoming, intramural athletics, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, student senate, theater, and Art club.

Athletics: football, men's basketball, baseball, women's basketball, volleyball and softball.


  • Shelly McCauley-Jugovich, Provost