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 414,091 students are attending Minnesota Colleges and the average students to faculty ratio is 14.65 to 1. The 2020 average tuition & fees at Minnesota Colleges is $7,073 for Minnesota residents and $17,276 for out-of-state students. The average graduate tuition & fees is $10,983 for Minnesota residents and $15,505 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$7,073 Minnesota residents
$17,276 out-of-state
Graduate$10,983 Minnesota residents
$15,505 out-of-state
Average Financial Aid$8,714
Student Population414,091
Undergraduate296,683
Graduate117,408
Acceptance Rate70.26%
Test Scores1,164 SAT, 25 AVG
Students to Faculty Ratio14.65 to 1

Minnesota Colleges Comparison By Rank, Tuition, and Admission

Next table lists Minnesota Colleges ordered by rank. The number in rank column refers to the rank in the Minnesota college ranking. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
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2019-2020 Minnesota Colleges Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Carleton College
Private, 4 yearsNorthfield, MN
$57,111 $36,313 2,09719% 1,450 SAT
33 ACT
9 to 1
2 Macalester College
Private, 4 yearsSaint Paul, MN
$56,292 $34,747 2,17432% 1,415 SAT
31 ACT
10 to 1
3 St Olaf College
Private, 4 yearsNorthfield, MN
$49,710 $30,281 3,04848% 1,310 SAT
29 ACT
12 to 1
4 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Public, 4 yearsMinneapolis, MN
$33,325
($15,027)
$9,087 50,73457% 1,370 SAT
29 ACT
17 to 1
5 Bethel University
Private, 4 yearsSaint Paul, MN
$38,460 $19,904 3,69279% 1,160 SAT
24 ACT
12 to 1
6 University of St Thomas
Private, 4 yearsSaint Paul, MN
$45,780 $21,145 10,03581% 1,255 SAT
27 ACT
14 to 1
7 Saint Johns University
Private, 4 yearsCollegeville, MN
$46,546 $27,158 1,77778% 1,090 SAT
25 ACT
12 to 1
8 College of Saint Benedict
Private, 4 yearsSaint Joseph, MN
$46,820 $28,215 1,78280% 1,148 SAT
25 ACT
12 to 1
9 Concordia College at Moorhead
Private, 4 yearsMoorhead, MN
$41,566 $24,020 2,12968% 1,150 SAT
24 ACT
12 to 1
10 Augsburg University
Private, 4 yearsMinneapolis, MN
$39,955 $23,872 3,41976% 1,180 SAT
21 ACT
12 to 1
11 University of Northwestern-St PaulPrivate, 4 yearsSaint Paul, MN $32,210 $16,880 3,62392% 1,220 SAT
25 ACT
16 to 1
12 Winona State University
Public, 4 yearsWinona, MN
$15,766
($9,666)
$5,191 7,79268% 1,105 SAT
22 ACT
18 to 1
13 Minnesota State University-Mankato
Public, 4 yearsMankato, MN
$16,730
($8,438)
$5,471 14,37463% -
22 ACT
22 to 1
14 Crown College
Private, 4 yearsSaint Bonifacius, MN
$26,970 $12,065 1,51050% 1,090 SAT
21 ACT
18 to 1
15 Hamline University
Private, 4 yearsSaint Paul, MN
$43,464 $24,440 3,52668% 1,130 SAT
23 ACT
12 to 1
16 Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Private, 4 yearsWinona, MN
$36,670 $22,035 5,56092% 1,113 SAT
23 ACT
18 to 1
17 The College of Saint Scholastica
Private, 4 yearsDuluth, MN
$38,282 $19,803 4,04376% 1,160 SAT
24 ACT
13 to 1
18 Minnesota State University Moorhead
Public, 4 yearsMoorhead, MN
$16,586
($8,954)
$4,901 5,86065% 1,075 SAT
22 ACT
19 to 1
19 Southwest Minnesota State University
Public, 4 yearsMarshall, MN
$8,874 $5,437 7,16764% 997 SAT
21 ACT
15 to 1
20 Bethany Lutheran College
Private, 4 yearsMankato, MN
$28,080 $17,526 73973% 1,050 SAT
23 ACT
12 to 1
21 University of Minnesota-Duluth
Public, 4 yearsDuluth, MN
$18,880
($13,680)
$7,241 11,02475% 1,235 SAT
24 ACT
18 to 1
22 University of Minnesota-Morris
Public, 4 yearsMorris, MN
$15,632
($13,578)
$11,554 1,55257% 1,165 SAT
25 ACT
11 to 1
23 Saint Cloud State University
Public, 4 yearsSaint Cloud, MN
$16,948
($8,656)
$5,447 13,92890% 1,064 SAT
21 ACT
20 to 1
24 Bemidji State University
Public, 4 yearsBemidji, MN
$8,940 $5,697 5,11165% -
22 ACT
21 to 1
25 St Catherine University
Private, 4 yearsSaint Paul, MN
$33,216 $17,886 4,85967% 1,175 SAT
24 ACT
10 to 1
26 Metropolitan State University
Public, 4 yearsSaint Paul, MN
$15,428
($8,114)
$4,289 7,86156% - 16 to 1
27 Gustavus Adolphus College
Private, 4 yearsSaint Peter, MN
$47,040 $27,938 2,24169% - 11 to 1
28 Concordia University-Saint Paul
Private, 4 yearsSaint Paul, MN
$22,800 $8,794 5,05498% - 18 to 1
29 Capella UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsMinneapolis, MN $14,540 $5,051 37,171- - 22 to 1
30 Walden UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsMinneapolis, MN $10,766 $3,885 50,360- - 18 to 1
- Ridgewater College
Public, 2-4 yearsWillmar, MN
$5,939 $4,102 3,298- - 19 to 1
- Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies
Private, 4 yearsCenter City, MN
$35,155 - 168- - -
- Duluth Business University
Private, 4 yearsDuluth, MN
$18,975 - 47- - 3 to 1
- National American University-RochesterPrivate, 4 yearsRochester, MN $15,000 $3,834 22- - 1 to 1
- The Salon Professional Academy-RochesterPrivate, Less than 2 yearsRochester, MN $15,800 $3,445 25- - 8 to 1
- Herzing University-MinneapolisPrivate, 4 yearsSt. Louis Park, MN $14,200 $6,886 43879% - 12 to 1
- Globe University-MinneapolisPrivate, 4 yearsMinneapolis, MN - - -- - 34 to 1
- University of Phoenix-MinnesotaPrivate, 4 yearsSaint Louis Park, MN $11,974 - 31- - 7 to 1
- Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Private, 4 yearsRochester, MN
$11,432 $3,474 1,12330% - 8 to 1
- Rainy River Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsInternational Falls, MN
$6,684
($5,467)
$5,120 236- - 18 to 1
- White Earth Tribal and Community College
Private, 2-4 yearsMahnomen, MN
$4,232 $6,880 106- - 9 to 1
- Academy College
Private, 4 yearsBloomington, MN
$18,451 $8,021 99- - 10 to 1
- The Art Institutes International-MinnesotaPrivate, 4 yearsMinneapolis, MN $17,410 - 340- - 9 to 1
- Northland Community and Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsThief River Falls, MN
$5,716 $3,547 3,500- - 18 to 1
- Adler Graduate School
Private, 4 yearsMinnetonka, MN
- - 297- - -
- Cosmetology Careers Unlimited College of Hair Skin and NailsPrivate, Less than 2 yearsHibbing, MN $15,500 - 21- - 11 to 1
- Minneapolis Media InstitutePrivate, 4 yearsEdina, MN $10,265 - 85- - 6 to 1
- Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsGranite Falls, MN
$11,146
($5,846)
$3,490 3,362- - 18 to 1
- National American University-RosevillePrivate, 4 yearsRoseville, MN $15,000 $3,228 135- - 2 to 1
- Bethany Global UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsBloomington, MN $15,758 $13,210 34688% - 17 to 1
- United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities
Private, 4 yearsSt. Paul, MN
- - 97- - -
- Martin Luther College
Private, 4 yearsNew Ulm, MN
$15,870 $8,009 97284% 1,195 SAT
25 ACT
12 to 1
- CenterPoint Massage & Shiatsu Therapy School & ClinicPrivate, 2-4 yearsSt Louis Park, MN $21,091 $4,655 90- - 9 to 1
- Central Lakes College-Brainerd
Public, 2-4 yearsBrainerd, MN
$5,611 $3,954 4,029- - 18 to 1
- Minneapolis Business College
Private, 2-4 yearsRoseville, MN
$15,120 $5,479 135- - 30 to 1
- Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-MinneapolisPrivate, 2-4 yearsMendota Heights, MN $10,616 - 156- - 20 to 1
- Northwest Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsBemidji, MN
$5,654 $4,063 1,022- - 21 to 1
- Argosy University-Twin CitiesPrivate, 4 yearsEagan, MN $13,704 $3,929 1,346- - 10 to 1
- National American University-Brooklyn CenterPrivate, 4 yearsBrooklyn Center, MN $15,000 $3,987 125- - 4 to 1
- American Indian OIC Inc
Private, Less than 2 yearsMinneapolis, MN
$9,103 $4,598 37- - 9 to 1
- Northwestern Health Sciences University
Private, 4 yearsBloomington, MN
$11,592 $12,626 936- - 12 to 1
- Century College
Public, 2-4 yearsWhite Bear Lake, MN
$5,578 $3,672 8,891- - 24 to 1
- Aveda Institute-Minneapolis
Private, Less than 2 yearsMinneapolis, MN
$19,200 $5,177 412- - 16 to 1
- Dunwoody College of Technology
Private, 4 yearsMinneapolis, MN
$23,096 $9,015 1,31697% - 11 to 1
- National American University-BurnsvillePrivate, 4 yearsBurnsville, MN $15,000 $3,379 44- - 1 to 1
- Normandale Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsBloomington, MN
$5,964 $3,926 9,784- - 26 to 1
- Cosmetology Careers Unlimited College of Hair Skin and Nails
Private, Less than 2 yearsDuluth, MN
$15,500 $3,922 31- - 12 to 1
- Model College of Hair Design
Private, Less than 2 yearsSaint Cloud, MN
$15,900 $3,295 80- - 16 to 1
- Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Plymouth CampusPrivate, Less than 2 yearsPlymouth, MN $21,700 $4,711 93- - 10 to 1
- Saint Paul College
Public, 2-4 yearsSaint Paul, MN
$5,736 $3,955 6,912- - 24 to 1
- Nova Academy of Cosmetology
Private, Less than 2 yearsRochester, MN
$16,350 $4,558 111- - 5 to 1
- Minneapolis Community and Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsMinneapolis, MN
$5,545 $3,650 6,951- - 23 to 1
- Empire Beauty School-Spring Lake ParkPrivate, Less than 2 yearsSpring Lake Park, MN $18,988 $3,947 95- - 17 to 1
- ITT Technical Institute-Eden PrairiePrivate, 4 yearsEden Prairie, MN - - -- - 9 to 1
- Anoka-Ramsey Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsCoon Rapids, MN
$5,207 $3,788 8,845- - 28 to 1
- Pine Technical & Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsPine City, MN
$7,974
($4,188)
$3,634 2,020- - 20 to 1
- Hastings Beauty SchoolPrivate, Less than 2 yearsHastings, MN $15,750 $6,720 21- - 10 to 1
- Itasca Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsGrand Rapids, MN
$6,684
($5,467)
$4,734 1,195- - 19 to 1
- North Central University
Private, 4 yearsMinneapolis, MN
$25,090 $13,719 1,11590% 1,078 SAT
21 ACT
17 to 1
- McNally Smith College of Music
Private, 4 yearsSaint Paul, MN
$29,300 - 376- - 7 to 1
- Minnesota State College Southeast
Public, 2-4 yearsWinona, MN
$5,686 $3,394 1,850- - 16 to 1
- Hennepin Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsBrooklyn Park, MN
$5,248 $3,442 4,762- - 21 to 1
- ITT Technical Institute-Brooklyn CenterPrivate, 4 yearsBrooklyn Center, MN - - -- - 14 to 1
- Minnesota State Community and Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsFergus Falls, MN
$5,560 $3,810 6,222- - 18 to 1
- North Hennepin Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsBrooklyn Park, MN
$4,566 $3,312 6,286- - 24 to 1
- Bethlehem College & SeminaryPrivate, 4 yearsMinneapolis, MN $6,600 $4,240 20379% 1,280 SAT
24 ACT
9 to 1
- Summit Academy Opportunities Industrialization Center
Private, Less than 2 yearsMinneapolis, MN
$6,750 $5,849 384- - 18 to 1
- Dakota County Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsRosemount, MN
$5,864 $4,028 2,523- - 21 to 1
- Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Woodbury CampusPrivate, Less than 2 yearsWOODBURY, MN $21,700 $4,725 143- - 14 to 1
- Empire Beauty School-BloomingtonPrivate, Less than 2 yearsBloomington, MN $18,988 $3,636 132- - 20 to 1
- University of Minnesota-RochesterPublic, 4 yearsRochester, MN $12,944 $9,084 53360% 1,142 SAT
24 ACT
14 to 1
- Bethel Seminary-St Paul
Private, 4 yearsSaint Paul, MN
$8,381 - 369- - -
- University of Minnesota-Crookston
Public, 4 yearsCrookston, MN
$12,116 $8,095 2,81068% 1,087 SAT
60 ACT
16 to 1
- American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Private, 4 yearsRoseville, MN
$14,786 - 90- - -
- Riverland Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsAustin, MN
$5,732 $3,821 3,263- - 19 to 1
- Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences
Private, 4 yearsRochester, MN
- - 451- - 8 to 1
- Rochester Community and Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsRochester, MN
$6,554 $3,765 5,129- - 22 to 1
- National American University-BloomingtonPrivate, 4 yearsBloomington, MN $15,000 $3,982 68- - 4 to 1
- Alexandria Technical & Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsAlexandria, MN
$5,565 $4,176 2,614- - 22 to 1
- Luther Seminary
Private, 4 yearsSaint Paul, MN
$17,999 - 493- - -
- Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsCloquet, MN
$5,461 $5,144 1,982- - 17 to 1
- Mitchell Hamline School of LawPrivate, 4 yearsSaint Paul, MN - - 1,154- - -
- Hibbing Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsHibbing, MN
$6,669
($5,452)
$4,834 1,118- - 16 to 1
- Vermilion Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsEly, MN
$6,684
($5,467)
$4,236 660- - 25 to 1
- Sanford-Brown College-Brooklyn CenterPrivate, 4 yearsBrooklyn Center, MN $11,950 - 31- - 3 to 1
- Sanford-Brown College-Mendota HeightsPrivate, 4 yearsMendota Heights, MN $12,883 - 6- - 1 to 1
- Red Lake Nation College
Public, 2-4 yearsRed Lake, MN
$12,183 $6,767 143- - 11 to 1
- Lake Superior College
Public, 2-4 yearsDuluth, MN
$5,334 $3,669 5,281- - 21 to 1
- Rasmussen College-MinnesotaPrivate, 4 yearsSt. Cloud, MN $10,935 $8,219 4,124- - 17 to 1
- Avalon School of CosmetologyPrivate, 2-4 yearsWorthington, MN $15,900 $7,076 25- - 13 to 1
- Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Private, 4 yearsMinneapolis, MN
$40,396 $20,084 85459% 1,130 SAT
23 ACT
11 to 1
- Institute of Production and RecordingPrivate, 4 yearsMinneapolis, MN $19,656 $5,584 203- - 14 to 1
- Mesabi Range College
Public, 2-4 yearsVirginia, MN
$6,684
($5,467)
$5,179 1,188- - 22 to 1
- St Cloud Technical and Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsSaint Cloud, MN
$5,538 $3,918 4,325- - 23 to 1
- PCI Academy-PlymouthPrivate, Less than 2 yearsPlymouth, MN $20,012 $3,591 122- - 8 to 1
- Anoka Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsAnoka, MN
$5,734 $3,830 1,844- - 17 to 1
- South Central College
Public, 2-4 yearsNorth Mankato, MN
$5,491 $3,694 2,746- - 16 to 1
- Oak Hills Christian College
Private, 4 yearsBemidji, MN
$17,314 $16,813 98100% 905 SAT
20 ACT
9 to 1
- Leech Lake Tribal College
Public, 2-4 yearsCass Lake, MN
$3,926 $7,333 173- - 9 to 1
- Inver Hills Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsInver Grove Heights, MN
$5,485 $3,493 4,264- - 23 to 1
- Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Private, 4 yearsRochester, MN
- - 267- - -
Average$17,276
($7,073)
$8,714 414,09170.26% 1,164 SAT 14.65 to 1
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**Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
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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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5. Bethel UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsSaint Paul, MN

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

All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020