Rasmussen University opens brand new Twin Cities campus


MINNEAPOLIS – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Rasmussen University, a regionally accredited private university, today announced the relocation of its Eagan, Minnesota campus to a brand new, upgraded space that will open in Fall 2021. The new Rasmussen University Eagan campus is located at 1305 Corporate Center Drive, just three miles from the current campus. Construction work will begin with classes from October. The Eagan campus will continue to serve students at the current location until the new campus opens.

The new 32,000 square meter campus will include modernized laboratories and simulation equipment for nursing and health sciences, large high-tech classrooms. The campus will also offer expanded office space, modern lounge and study rooms, and a nice outdoor communal area for staff and students.

“Our new location on the Eagan campus is a great opportunity for us to deliver the best student experience and foster community partnerships in a strong, growing community to which we have been part for more than 30 years,” said Erica O’Gorman. Campus Director, Rasmussen University — Eagan. “We are excited to be closer to some of our healthcare employer partners and to have new, improved labs and simulation equipment for our health science and nursing students.”

The Eagandale Corporate Center area has seen tremendous growth over the past decade, including new business development and road construction. Students and staff have access to restaurants, shopping, and even a local park that is within walking distance. The location is convenient for commuting as it is just off Interstate 494.

“As the churches around us continue to grow and thrive, Rasmussen is adapting to the needs of the economy and the people it serves,” said Dr. Ann Leja, Interim President of Rasmussen University. “We offer our students an improved learning experience with practical career preparation and far-reaching effects at will.”

Rasmussen’s story in Eagan

Rasmussen University, which has been serving students on its current Eagan campus for more than 30 years, is a mainstay in the community. The university has served Minnesota students for more than 120 years. The Eagan campus is one of eight Rasmussen campuses in the state.

In 1989, Rasmussen moved its original St. Paul campus to what is now the Eagan location on Federal Drive. At the time, Eagan was still one of the fastest growing communities in the Twin Cities Metro.

Rasmussen University offers more than 50 degrees, including its suite of the most affordable Masters degrees in America *. To learn more, visit https://www.rasmussen.edu/degrees/.

To learn more about the Rasmussen University Eagan campus and its degree programs, please visit https://www.rasmussen.edu/locations/minnesota/eagan/.

* Inexpensive entitlement based on comparable courses at regionally accredited OnlineU institutions. The cheapest online masters programs, April 2021.


Rasmussen University is a regionally accredited private university dedicated to transforming the lives and communities it serves through high-demand and flexible educational programs. As a pioneer in professional education since 1900, the university is defining a new generation of higher education that focuses on competency-based education, technology and transferable skills. Rasmussen offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees online and in person at 23 locations across the country. The university is designed to nurture and support its students every step of the way, from each student’s first to last qualification. Rasmussen is dedicated to global enrichment, serving the underserved, and meeting the changing needs of diverse students, communities, and economies. Rasmussen encourages its students, faculty, and staff to strive for academic excellence, social enrichment, and service to the common good. More information about Rasmussen University can be found at www.rasmussen.edu.


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