Discover Riverland

Since 1940, Riverland Community College has provided best-in-class higher education to greater southeast Minnesota and beyond. Here, students of all ages find exceptional value in programs that begin with a personalized, student-focused approach to learning that meets individual career goals, improves knowledge and skills, and provides a rewarding experience.


Earn the first two years of a four-year education, complete your bachelor’s degree with one of our partnership programs, or enter the workforce in as little as one year with one of our career and technical programs - all at a fraction of the cost of most colleges and universities.


Conveniently situated inside the interstate 90 and 35 corridors, our Austin, Albert Lea, and Owatonna campuses are within easy reach to area learners. Farther out? Check out our online options including full programs and individual courses.


Student Life

Student Life at Riverland offers you a wide variety of educational, recreational, and entertainment-focused activities throughout the entire year. From athletics and organizations to special events and student amenities, our extracurricular options will help enhance your education and keep you active.




Student Organizations

Our organizations offer a wide variety of professional, recreational, political, and service-oriented involvement options. Don't see what you like? Start your own!

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Campus Housing

Create lifelong friendships in your home away from home. Our housing offers an affordable, fun, and safe opportunity to live on the Austin campus.

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Theatre and Music

Unleash your creativity and expand your talent with our year-round main stage theatre productions and a variety of vocal and instrumental ensembles.

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Go Big. Go Blue.™ Join our award-winning Blue Devils in one of 6 NJCAA Division III athletic programs including baseball, basketball, soccer, softball, and volleyball.

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100+ academic programs
825+ Scholarships
$    1.3 M IN SCHOLARSHIPS (2021)
87.7 placement rate

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