About Us

Welcome to Minnesota West!

Wind TowerMinnesota West Community & Technical College is
a comprehensive community and technical college with five southwestern Minnesota campuses: Canby, Granite Falls, Jackson, Pipestone, and Worthington and centers in Luverne, and Marshall. Students have the opportunity to earn an Associate Degree, Diploma, or Certificate in more than 60 disciplines.

The college has a long and proud history, 80+ years, of providing highly specialized technical and liberal arts/transfer majors to students from throughout the region. Our graduates are successful and can be found in area businesses and industries across southwest Minnesota, northwest Iowa, South Dakota, and beyond.


Learn with Purpose

Do you want to find meaning and fulfillment in what you are doing? Furthering your education at Minnesota West is the first step to a purposeful future.

Our student body encompasses all ages and ethnicities. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to serving you in an affordable, accessible, and supportive setting. Small class sizes, personalized attention, and focus on hands-on teaching and learning are strong attributes of our college.

Be a part of something great - come to Minnesota West and Learn with Purpose!

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