In Albert Lea, the Riverland Campus serves students in this city of about 19,000 people. Albert Lea is surrounded by beautiful lakes and sits conveniently at the intersection of Interstate Highways 90 (E-W) and 35 (N-S). Student Services are available on the Albert Lea Campus along with high quality career education and selected liberal arts classes.
The Austin Campus of Riverland Community College includes the Austin East and West Buildings and College Park Student Housing. On this campus, students pursue career and liberal arts majors in a small-town collegiate atmosphere. Austin is a community of more than 20,000 with extensive parks, shopping and recreation opportunities for students.
Owatonna is a thriving city located on the southernmost edge of the Twin Cities "Metro" area. Riverland has long been a leader in bringing higher education to the Owatonna area. Beginning Spring Semester 2002, Riverland begins a new era of higher education services through the Owatonna College & University Center, a state-of-the-art technology and general education/training center hosting computer training labs, lecture classrooms, interactive video classrooms, meeting rooms and administrative offices. The facility is possible through a joint effort between Riverland, the City of Owatonna, the Owatonna EDA, local business and industry, and partnering colleges and universities.