Since 1922, Itasca Community College in Grand Rapids, Minnesota has been proud of being your “best place to start” a journey toward better education! It serves about 1,200 students and specializes in college transfer; a liberal arts degree from ICC satisfies the core requirements of bachelor’s degrees at many regional four-year schools. Itasca also offers professional certificates and diplomas in unique fields like geographic information systems, wildland firefighting, and coaching. And the quality of education here turns heads; in 2010 The Washington Monthly rated ICC the fifth best community college in the country! Itasca provides its students free tutoring, computer labs, and a comprehensive Academic Resource Center. As part of the Minnesota Colleges Athletic Conference, the ICC Vikings compete in basketball, softball, volleyball, softball and wrestling. All this, and yet they keep tuition affordable here: as of 2014-2015 two semesters still cost less than $6,000! Itasca Community College truly impacts Minnesota, the Midwest and the world for the better.