At a Glance

Carleton College ranked first and Macalester College ranked second in Minnesota college rankings. The 2020 average tuition & fees of the Minnesota best colleges is $27,149 for Minnesota residents and $31,595 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 68.07% and the average SAT score is 1,179. The average number of student population is 9,141 and the average student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
Below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for Minnesota best colleges. For the statistics, we only include 4 years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges.

Minnesota Best Colleges Comparison Table

RankCollege NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
1Carleton College
Northfield, MN
$59,352-1,45019.00%2,09792%9 to 1
2Macalester College
Saint Paul, MN
$58,478-1,41532.00%2,17491%10 to 1
3St Olaf College
Northfield, MN
$51,450-1,31048.00%3,04886%12 to 1
4University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN
$33,325$28,8451,37057.00%50,73483%17 to 1
5Bethel University
Saint Paul, MN
$39,030$11,7001,16079.00%3,69273%12 to 1
6University of St Thomas
Saint Paul, MN
$47,383$24,8141,25581.00%10,03576%14 to 1
7Saint Johns University
Collegeville, MN
$48,166$17,7601,09078.00%1,77775%12 to 1
8College of Saint Benedict
Saint Joseph, MN
$48,444-1,14880.00%1,78280%12 to 1
9Concordia College at Moorhead
Moorhead, MN
$43,266$10,6201,15068.00%2,12972%12 to 1
10Augsburg University
Minneapolis, MN
$40,005$13,1651,18076.00%3,41957%12 to 1
11University of Northwestern-St Paul
Saint Paul, MN
$33,200$8,9821,22092.00%3,62368%16 to 1
12Winona State University
Winona, MN
$15,971$12,3781,10568.00%7,79259%18 to 1
13Minnesota State University-Mankato
Mankato, MN
$16,984$8,788-63.00%14,37450%22 to 1
14Crown College
Saint Bonifacius, MN
$27,980$10,2701,09050.00%1,51050%18 to 1
15Hamline University
Saint Paul, MN
$45,145$11,5771,13068.00%3,52670%12 to 1
16Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Winona, MN
$38,280$10,2601,11392.00%5,56064%18 to 1
17The College of Saint Scholastica
Duluth, MN
$39,410$15,5021,16076.00%4,04369%13 to 1
18Minnesota State University Moorhead
Moorhead, MN
$16,612$9,9001,07565.00%5,86053%19 to 1
19Southwest Minnesota State University
Marshall, MN
$9,058$8,52699764.00%7,16750%15 to 1
20Bethany Lutheran College
Mankato, MN
$28,380-1,05073.00%73954%12 to 1
21University of Minnesota-Duluth
Duluth, MN
$18,776$28,6061,23575.00%11,02462%18 to 1
22University of Minnesota-Morris
Morris, MN
$15,632-1,16557.00%1,55258%11 to 1
23Saint Cloud State University
Saint Cloud, MN
$17,195$12,9041,06490.00%13,92848%20 to 1
24Bemidji State University
Bemidji, MN
$9,076$9,112-65.00%5,11148%21 to 1
25St Catherine University
Saint Paul, MN
$34,720$17,4001,17567.00%4,85958%10 to 1
26Metropolitan State University
Saint Paul, MN
$15,673$17,552-56.00%7,86134%16 to 1
27Gustavus Adolphus College
Saint Peter, MN
$48,780--69.00%2,24178%11 to 1
28Concordia University-Saint Paul
Saint Paul, MN
$23,400$8,550-98.00%5,05451%18 to 1
29Capella University
Minneapolis, MN
$14,148$14,767--37,171-22 to 1
30Walden University
Minneapolis, MN
$10,534$10,716--50,36033%18 to 1
Average$31,595$14,0301,17968.07%9,14164%15 to 1