Minnesota North College to Celebrate the Graduating Class of 2023

by Annika Freiburger

Hibbing, MN – Minnesota North College is proud to announce the graduation of the Class of 2023. This year’s graduating class is made up of 868 graduates, who are in good standing to complete their degree requirements in Minnesota North College’s wide variety of programming. 

There will be five upcoming commencement ceremonies will take place to celebrate our graduates, their families, and our Minnesota North College faculty and staff.

Hibbing Campus Friday, May 12 5:00 p.m.   Hibbing High School Auditorium
Itasca Campus Thursday, May 11 5:00 p.m. Mullins (Itasca) Gymnasium
Mesabi Range CampusesWednesday, May 104:00 p.m.ITMEC Arena, Virginia
Rainy River CampusFriday, May 12       1:00 p.m.  Rainy River Gymnasium
Vermilion CampusTuesday, May 9 7:00 p.m.Vermilion Gymnasium

The events will include speeches from distinguished guests, and the conferral of 970 (some students earned more than one award) degrees, diplomas, and certificates.

Minnesota North College is recognized for its commitment to providing students with a high-quality education and practical skills that will help them succeed in their careers. The graduating class of 2023 reflects this commitment, with many students achieving academic and skill-based excellence.

“Graduation is a significant milestone in our students’ lives, and we are proud of their achievements,” said Dr. Michael Raich, President of Minnesota North College. “We are confident that the Class of 2023 will go on to achieve great things in their personal and professional lives, and we wish them all the best as they embark on their next journey.”

Minnesota North College is committed to providing an inclusive and supportive environment for all students. The college offers a wide range of academic programs, including certificates, diplomas, and degrees in various fields, including business, healthcare, technology, and education.

For more information about Minnesota North College, its programs and campuses, please visit www.minnesotanorth.edu.

2023 Minnesota North College Graduating Class Profile

Students who are in good standing to complete their degree requirements:
Students in good standing868Female  48% / Male  51%
       87 with more than one awardStudents of Color  17%
Veterans graduating14Age 25 or Less  82%
Graduating with honors (GPA >=3.5)292Minnesota Residents  88%
Awards by MNC CampusCount of AwardsMNC Degree LevelsCount of Awards
Hibbing287Associate of Applied Science134
Itasca – Grand Rapids227Associate of Arts375
Mesabi Range – Eveleth116Associate of Fine Arts1
Mesabi Range – Virginia149Associate of Science178
Rainy River – International Falls59Certificate73
Vermilion – Ely132Diploma209