Minnesota Colleges Statistics

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2020 Minnesota Colleges Statistics

In Minnesota State, there are 122 Minnesota Colleges - 45 public and 77 private schools. Among them, 113 schools are offering undergraduate programs and 46 schools have graduate programs. 80 Minnesota Colleges offer the distance learning Opportunities and 2 schools are online completely schools that all degree programs can be completed by online educationin Minnesota. Total 401,627 students are attending Minnesota Colleges and the average students to faculty ratio is 14.42 to 1. The 2020 average tuition & fees at Minnesota Colleges is $7,099 for Minnesota residents and $17,600 for out-of-state students. The average graduate tuition & fees is $11,207 for Minnesota residents and $15,979 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 2019-2020 statistics for Minnesota Colleges.
Minnesota Colleges Statistics
academic year 2019-2020
Number of Schools122 schools
By Types45 public, 77 private
By Levels71 four(4) years
37 two but less than four years
14 less than two(2) years
By Categories5 National Universities
9 Liberal Arts Colleges
37 Community Colleges
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$7,099 Minnesota residents
$17,600 out-of-state
Graduate$11,207 Minnesota residents
$15,979 out-of-state
Average Financial Aid$9,121
Student Population401,627
Undergraduate285,966
Graduate115,661
Acceptance Rate70.87%
Test Scores1,152 SAT, 24 AVG
Students to Faculty Ratio14.42 to 1

Minnesota Colleges Comparison By Rank, Tuition, and Admission

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2019-2020 Minnesota Colleges Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Carleton College
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Private, 4 yearsNorthfield, MN
$59,352 $40,678 1,94021% 1,425 SAT
32 ACT
8 to 1
2 Macalester College
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Private, 4 yearsSaint Paul, MN
$58,478 $36,479 2,04939% 1,365 SAT
31 ACT
10 to 1
3 St Olaf College
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Private, 4 yearsNorthfield, MN
$51,450 $34,342 2,95351% 1,270 SAT
29 ACT
12 to 1
4 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
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Public, 4 yearsMinneapolis, MN
$33,325
($15,027)
$9,528 52,01770% 1,350 SAT
28 ACT
17 to 1
5 Bethel University
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Private, 4 yearsSaint Paul, MN
$39,030 $21,169 3,81487% 1,189 SAT
25 ACT
12 to 1
6 University of St Thomas
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Private, 4 yearsSaint Paul, MN
$47,383 $24,935 9,79287% 1,235 SAT
26 ACT
14 to 1
7 Saint Johns University
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Private, 4 yearsCollegeville, MN
$48,166 $30,428 1,66881% 1,070 SAT
25 ACT
12 to 1
8 College of Saint Benedict
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Private, 4 yearsSaint Joseph, MN
$48,444 $31,396 1,66884% 1,135 SAT
25 ACT
12 to 1
9 Concordia College at Moorhead
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Private, 4 yearsMoorhead, MN
$43,266 $28,323 1,97358% 1,162 SAT
24 ACT
11 to 1
10 Augsburg University
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Private, 4 yearsMinneapolis, MN
$40,005 $25,498 3,34673% 1,057 SAT
20 ACT
13 to 1
11 University of Northwestern-St Paul
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Private, 4 yearsSaint Paul, MN
$33,200 $18,625 3,50692% 1,220 SAT
25 ACT
18 to 1
12 Winona State University
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Public, 4 yearsWinona, MN
$15,971
($9,780)
$3,891 7,10675% 1,045 SAT
22 ACT
17 to 1
13 Minnesota State University-Mankato
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Public, 4 yearsMankato, MN
$16,984
($8,566)
$4,062 14,76167% -
22 ACT
22 to 1
14 Crown College
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Private, 4 yearsSaint Bonifacius, MN
$27,980 $13,655 1,48547% 1,055 SAT
21 ACT
16 to 1
15 Hamline University
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Private, 4 yearsSaint Paul, MN
$45,145 $27,230 3,11369% 1,110 SAT
23 ACT
13 to 1
16 Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
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Private, 4 yearsWinona, MN
$38,280 $25,500 5,15284% 1,113 SAT
23 ACT
18 to 1
17 The College of Saint Scholastica
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Private, 4 yearsDuluth, MN
$39,410 $21,578 3,71273% 1,160 SAT
25 ACT
14 to 1
18 Minnesota State University Moorhead
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Public, 4 yearsMoorhead, MN
$16,612
($8,980)
$4,360 5,54766% 1,130 SAT
22 ACT
18 to 1
19 Southwest Minnesota State University
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Public, 4 yearsMarshall, MN
$9,058 $5,503 7,25981% 1,019 SAT
20 ACT
16 to 1
20 Bethany Lutheran College
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Private, 4 yearsMankato, MN
$28,380 $19,654 76965% 1,050 SAT
23 ACT
11 to 1
21 University of Minnesota-Duluth
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Public, 4 yearsDuluth, MN
$18,776
($13,576)
$7,319 10,27579% 1,145 SAT
24 ACT
17 to 1
22 University of Minnesota-Morris
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Public, 4 yearsMorris, MN
$15,632
($13,578)
$12,828 1,33965% 1,145 SAT
25 ACT
11 to 1
23 Saint Cloud State University
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Public, 4 yearsSaint Cloud, MN
$17,195
($8,779)
$5,019 11,84173% 1,125 SAT
21 ACT
19 to 1
24 Bemidji State University
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Public, 4 yearsBemidji, MN
$9,076 $4,859 4,57769% -
22 ACT
19 to 1
25 St Catherine University
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Private, 4 yearsSaint Paul, MN
$34,720 $20,319 4,27776% 1,160 SAT
22 ACT
11 to 1
26 Metropolitan State University
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Public, 4 yearsSaint Paul, MN
$15,673
($8,249)
$3,892 7,55262% - 15 to 1
27 Gustavus Adolphus College
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Private, 4 yearsSaint Peter, MN
$48,780 $30,529 2,23071% - 12 to 1
28 Concordia University-Saint Paul
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Private, 4 yearsSaint Paul, MN
$23,400 $10,447 5,58569% - 20 to 1
29 Capella University
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Private, 4 yearsMinneapolis, MN
$14,148 $4,506 38,930- - 32 to 1
30 Walden University
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Private, 4 yearsMinneapolis, MN
$10,534 $3,990 49,695- - 19 to 1
- Summit Academy Opportunities Industrialization Center
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Private, Less than 2 yearsMinneapolis, MN
$7,050 $6,537 257- - 14 to 1
- ITT Technical Institute-Brooklyn Center
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Private, 4 yearsBrooklyn Center, MN
- - -- - 14 to 1
- Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
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Private, 4 yearsRochester, MN
$11,418 $6,418 1,22331% - 4 to 1
- Empire Beauty School-Bloomington
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Private, Less than 2 yearsBloomington, MN
$18,988 $3,840 129- - 20 to 1
- University of Minnesota-Rochester
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Public, 4 yearsRochester, MN
$12,850 $10,191 63274% 1,195 SAT
23 ACT
15 to 1
- Academy College
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Private, 4 yearsBloomington, MN
$18,699 $7,742 95- - 11 to 1
- The Art Institutes International-Minnesota
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Private, 4 yearsMinneapolis, MN
$17,410 - 340- - 9 to 1
- American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
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Private, 4 yearsRoseville, MN
$14,786 - 43- - -
- Cosmetology Careers Unlimited College of Hair Skin and Nails
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Private, Less than 2 yearsHibbing, MN
$15,500 - 21- - 11 to 1
- Rochester Community and Technical College
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Public, 2-4 yearsRochester, MN
$5,252 $3,272 5,115- - 22 to 1
- National American University-Bloomington
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Private, 4 yearsBloomington, MN
$15,000 $3,982 68- - 4 to 1
- Minnesota West Community and Technical College
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Public, 2-4 yearsGranite Falls, MN
$11,236
($5,936)
$3,014 3,253- - 20 to 1
- National American University-Roseville
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Private, 4 yearsRoseville, MN
$15,000 $3,228 135- - 2 to 1
- Martin Luther College
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Private, 4 yearsNew Ulm, MN
$16,420 $8,776 96887% 1,135 SAT
24 ACT
11 to 1
- Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsCloquet, MN
$5,535 $4,969 1,639- - 22 to 1
- Central Lakes College-Brainerd
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Public, 2-4 yearsBrainerd, MN
$5,759 $4,036 4,491- - 19 to 1
- Minneapolis Business College
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Private, 2-4 yearsRoseville, MN
$15,120 $5,479 135- - 30 to 1
- Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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Private, 4 yearsSaint Paul, MN
- - 1,242- - -
- National American University-Rochester
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Private, 4 yearsRochester, MN
$15,000 $3,834 22- - 1 to 1
- Vermilion Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsEly, MN
$6,775
($5,540)
$4,168 554- - 18 to 1
- Sanford-Brown College-Brooklyn Center
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Private, 4 yearsBrooklyn Center, MN
$11,950 - 31- - 3 to 1
- Northwest Technical College
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Public, 2-4 yearsBemidji, MN
$5,731 $3,609 825- - 16 to 1
- Argosy University-Twin Cities
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Private, 4 yearsEagan, MN
$13,704 $3,929 1,346- - 10 to 1
- Rasmussen College-Minnesota
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Private, 4 yearsSt. Cloud, MN
$13,198 $5,169 3,927- - 16 to 1
- Avalon School of Cosmetology
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Private, 2-4 yearsWorthington, MN
$15,900 $6,367 19- - 10 to 1
- American Indian OIC Inc
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Private, Less than 2 yearsMinneapolis, MN
$9,103 $5,262 4- - 3 to 1
- Institute of Production and Recording
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Private, 4 yearsMinneapolis, MN
$22,635 $4,785 133- - 10 to 1
- Aveda Institute-Minneapolis
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Private, Less than 2 yearsMinneapolis, MN
$20,650 $4,959 554- - 16 to 1
- St Cloud Technical and Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsSaint Cloud, MN
$5,631 $3,551 3,931- - 21 to 1
- PCI Academy-Plymouth
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Private, Less than 2 yearsPlymouth, MN
$20,012 $4,914 106- - 7 to 1
- Normandale Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsBloomington, MN
$5,679 $3,294 9,420- - 27 to 1
- Leech Lake Tribal College
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Public, 2-4 yearsCass Lake, MN
$3,926 $10,650 133- - 6 to 1
- Cosmetology Careers Unlimited College of Hair Skin and Nails
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Private, Less than 2 yearsDuluth, MN
$15,500 $5,307 23- - 12 to 1
- Model College of Hair Design
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Private, Less than 2 yearsSaint Cloud, MN
$15,900 $3,016 75- - 17 to 1
- Oak Hills Christian College
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Private, 4 yearsBemidji, MN
$17,334 $17,476 10363% 940 SAT
19 ACT
10 to 1
- Minneapolis Community and Technical College
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Public, 2-4 yearsMinneapolis, MN
$5,660 $3,695 6,429- - 24 to 1
- Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
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Private, 4 yearsRochester, MN
- - 267- - -
- Bethany Global University
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Private, 4 yearsBloomington, MN
$16,414 $14,224 35987% - 19 to 1
- Ridgewater College
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Public, 2-4 yearsWillmar, MN
$5,958 $3,842 3,176- - 19 to 1
- The Salon Professional Academy-Rochester
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Private, Less than 2 yearsRochester, MN
$15,800 $3,445 25- - 8 to 1
- Anoka-Ramsey Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsCoon Rapids, MN
$5,286 $3,061 8,482- - 27 to 1
- Globe University-Minneapolis
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Private, 4 yearsMinneapolis, MN
- - -- - 34 to 1
- Itasca Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsGrand Rapids, MN
$6,775
($5,540)
$4,776 1,058- - 19 to 1
- University of Phoenix-Minnesota
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Private, 4 yearsSaint Louis Park, MN
$11,974 - 31- - 7 to 1
- Hennepin Technical College
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Public, 2-4 yearsBrooklyn Park, MN
$5,494 $2,880 4,094- - 19 to 1
- Rainy River Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsInternational Falls, MN
$6,775
($5,540)
$5,592 173- - 18 to 1
- White Earth Tribal and Community College
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Private, 2-4 yearsMahnomen, MN
$4,568 $9,580 141- - 12 to 1
- Minnesota State Community and Technical College
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Public, 2-4 yearsFergus Falls, MN
$5,560 $3,388 5,757- - 24 to 1
- North Hennepin Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsBrooklyn Park, MN
$4,596 $3,214 5,756- - 23 to 1
- Dakota County Technical College
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Public, 2-4 yearsRosemount, MN
$5,941 $3,071 2,319- - 22 to 1
- Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Woodbury Campus
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Private, Less than 2 yearsWOODBURY, MN
$21,700 $4,073 149- - 9 to 1
- Northland Community and Technical College
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Public, 2-4 yearsThief River Falls, MN
$5,793 $3,172 2,962- - 18 to 1
- Adler Graduate School
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Private, 4 yearsMinnetonka, MN
- - 267- - -
- Bethel Seminary-St Paul
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Private, 4 yearsSaint Paul, MN
$8,381 - 369- - -
- University of Minnesota-Crookston
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Public, 4 yearsCrookston, MN
$12,014 $8,578 2,53072% 1,087 SAT 18 to 1
- Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Plymouth Campus
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Private, Less than 2 yearsPlymouth, MN
$21,700 $4,711 93- - 10 to 1
- United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities
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Private, 4 yearsSt. Paul, MN
$11,969 - 147- - -
- Minneapolis Media Institute
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Private, 4 yearsEdina, MN
$10,265 - 85- - 6 to 1
- Riverland Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsAustin, MN
$5,826 $3,974 3,494- - 23 to 1
- Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences
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Private, 4 yearsRochester, MN
- - 451- - 8 to 1
- CenterPoint Massage & Shiatsu Therapy School & Clinic
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Private, 2-4 yearsSt Louis Park, MN
$21,091 $4,590 42- - 8 to 1
- Alexandria Technical & Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsAlexandria, MN
$5,649 $3,961 2,549- - 20 to 1
- Luther Seminary
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Private, 4 yearsSaint Paul, MN
$18,499 - 501- - -
- Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Minneapolis
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Private, 2-4 yearsMendota Heights, MN
$10,616 - 156- - 20 to 1
- Hibbing Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsHibbing, MN
$6,760
($5,525)
$4,673 913- - 13 to 1
- National American University-Brooklyn Center
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Private, 4 yearsBrooklyn Center, MN
$15,000 $3,987 125- - 4 to 1
- Sanford-Brown College-Mendota Heights
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Private, 4 yearsMendota Heights, MN
$12,883 - 6- - 1 to 1
- Lake Superior College
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Public, 2-4 yearsDuluth, MN
$5,334 $3,147 4,762- - 20 to 1
- Northwestern Health Sciences University
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Private, 4 yearsBloomington, MN
$11,700 $2,401 1,132- - 7 to 1
- Minneapolis College of Art and Design
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Private, 4 yearsMinneapolis, MN
$41,794 $21,801 76055% 1,130 SAT
23 ACT
9 to 1
- Century College
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Public, 2-4 yearsWhite Bear Lake, MN
$5,578 $2,811 8,203- - 24 to 1
- Bethlehem College & Seminary
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Private, 4 yearsMinneapolis, MN
$6,600 $5,125 21079% 1,280 SAT
24 ACT
14 to 1
- Mesabi Range College
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Public, 2-4 yearsVirginia, MN
$6,775
($5,540)
$4,999 926- - 17 to 1
- Dunwoody College of Technology
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Private, 4 yearsMinneapolis, MN
$23,122 $9,635 1,28197% - 10 to 1
- National American University-Burnsville
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Private, 4 yearsBurnsville, MN
$15,000 $3,379 44- - 1 to 1
- Saint Paul College
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Public, 2-4 yearsSaint Paul, MN
$5,811 $3,483 5,823- - 21 to 1
- Nova Academy of Cosmetology
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Private, Less than 2 yearsRochester, MN
$20,150 $5,285 130- - 10 to 1
- Anoka Technical College
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Public, 2-4 yearsAnoka, MN
$5,812 $2,887 1,683- - 15 to 1
- South Central College
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Public, 2-4 yearsNorth Mankato, MN
$5,491 $3,892 2,653- - 16 to 1
- Empire Beauty School-Spring Lake Park
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Private, Less than 2 yearsSpring Lake Park, MN
$18,988 $4,237 79- - 15 to 1
- Inver Hills Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsInver Grove Heights, MN
$5,558 $3,006 4,071- - 22 to 1
- ITT Technical Institute-Eden Prairie
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Private, 4 yearsEden Prairie, MN
- - -- - 9 to 1
- Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies
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Private, 4 yearsCenter City, MN
$35,155 - 174- - -
- Pine Technical & Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsPine City, MN
$8,202
($4,302)
$4,030 1,724- - 25 to 1
- Hastings Beauty School
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Private, Less than 2 yearsHastings, MN
$17,050 $3,761 14- - 7 to 1
- Duluth Business University
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Private, 4 yearsDuluth, MN
$18,975 - 47- - 3 to 1
- Herzing University-Minneapolis
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Private, 4 yearsSt. Louis Park, MN
$14,200 $6,928 62692% - 12 to 1
- North Central University
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Private, 4 yearsMinneapolis, MN
$26,280 $14,538 1,06293% 1,049 SAT
21 ACT
15 to 1
- McNally Smith College of Music
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Private, 4 yearsSaint Paul, MN
$29,300 - 376- - 7 to 1
- Red Lake Nation College
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Public, 2-4 yearsRed Lake, MN
$12,183 $8,508 106- - 8 to 1
- Minnesota State College Southeast
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Public, 2-4 yearsWinona, MN
$5,835 $3,438 1,912- - 19 to 1
Average$17,600
($7,099)
$9,121 401,62770.87% 1,152 SAT 14.42 to 1
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1. Carleton CollegePrivate, 4 yearsNorthfield, MN

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2. Macalester CollegePrivate, 4 yearsSaint Paul, MN

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3. St Olaf CollegePrivate, 4 yearsNorthfield, MN

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4. University of Minnesota-Twin CitiesPublic, 4 yearsMinneapolis, MN

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6. University of St ThomasPrivate, 4 yearsSaint Paul, MN

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