Minnesota College Overview

For the academic year 2019-2020, 106 colleges are active for serving college programs in Minnesota. By school types, there are forty-four public schools and sixty-two private schools. By school levels, fifty-seven 4-years (or high) schools, thirty-six 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and thirteen less than 2 years schools (career, technical or vocational schools) are active based on the IPEDS data.
Of the 106 Minnesota schools, Carleton College ranked first and Macalester College ranked second (view more at Minnesota college rankings). The 2020 average tuition & fees of all Minnesota colleges is $16,064 for Minnesota residents and $17,839 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 70.26% and the average SAT score is 1,164. The average number of students is 3,744 and the average student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
The below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for Minnesota colleges. For the statistics, we include only 4-years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges. In addition, for some statistics, we include only eligible colleges, for example, for the graduate tuition & fees over colleges that offer the graduate programs.

2020 Minnesota Colleges Comparison Table

The following table lists colleges located in Minnesota ordered by college ranking. The ranking is targeting only 4-years universities and colleges. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
Carleton College
Northfield, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$59,352-1,45019.00%2,09792%9 to 1
Macalester College
Saint Paul, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$58,478-1,41532.00%2,17491%10 to 1
St Olaf College
Northfield, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$51,450-1,31048.00%3,04886%12 to 1
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$33,325$28,8451,37057.00%50,73483%17 to 1
Bethel University
Saint Paul, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$39,030$11,7001,16079.00%3,69273%12 to 1
University of St Thomas
Saint Paul, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$47,383$24,8141,25581.00%10,03576%14 to 1
Saint Johns University
Collegeville, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$48,166$17,7601,09078.00%1,77775%12 to 1
College of Saint Benedict
Saint Joseph, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$48,444-1,14880.00%1,78280%12 to 1
Concordia College at Moorhead
Moorhead, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$43,266$10,6201,15068.00%2,12972%12 to 1
Augsburg University
Minneapolis, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$40,005$13,1651,18076.00%3,41957%12 to 1
University of Northwestern-St Paul
Saint Paul, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$33,200$8,9821,22092.00%3,62368%16 to 1
Winona State University
Winona, MN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$15,971$12,3781,10568.00%7,79259%18 to 1
Minnesota State University-Mankato
Mankato, MN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$16,984$8,788-63.00%14,37450%22 to 1
Crown College
Saint Bonifacius, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$27,980$10,2701,09050.00%1,51050%18 to 1
Hamline University
Saint Paul, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$45,145$11,5771,13068.00%3,52670%12 to 1
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Winona, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$38,280$10,2601,11392.00%5,56064%18 to 1
The College of Saint Scholastica
Duluth, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$39,410$15,5021,16076.00%4,04369%13 to 1
Minnesota State University Moorhead
Moorhead, MN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$16,612$9,9001,07565.00%5,86053%19 to 1
Southwest Minnesota State University
Marshall, MN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$9,058$8,52699764.00%7,16750%15 to 1
Bethany Lutheran College
Mankato, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$28,380-1,05073.00%73954%12 to 1
University of Minnesota-Duluth
Duluth, MN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$18,776$28,6061,23575.00%11,02462%18 to 1
University of Minnesota-Morris
Morris, MN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$15,632-1,16557.00%1,55258%11 to 1
Saint Cloud State University
Saint Cloud, MN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$17,195$12,9041,06490.00%13,92848%20 to 1
Bemidji State University
Bemidji, MN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$9,076$9,112-65.00%5,11148%21 to 1
St Catherine University
Saint Paul, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$34,720$17,4001,17567.00%4,85958%10 to 1
Metropolitan State University
Saint Paul, MN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$15,673$17,552-56.00%7,86134%16 to 1
Gustavus Adolphus College
Saint Peter, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$48,780--69.00%2,24178%11 to 1
Concordia University-Saint Paul
Saint Paul, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$23,400$8,550-98.00%5,05451%18 to 1
Capella University
Minneapolis, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$14,148$14,767--37,171-22 to 1
Walden University
Minneapolis, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$10,534$10,716--50,36033%18 to 1
National American University-Burnsville
Burnsville, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,000---44-1 to 1
Martin Luther College
New Ulm, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$16,420$5,4001,19584.00%97269%12 to 1
National American University-Roseville
Roseville, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,000---135-2 to 1
Rasmussen College-Minnesota
St. Cloud, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$13,198$9,745--4,12434%17 to 1
Bethlehem College & Seminary
Minneapolis, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,600$6,2001,28079.00%20377%9 to 1
Minnesota State Community and Technical College
Fergus Falls, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,560---6,22241%18 to 1
Northland Community and Technical College
Thief River Falls, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,793---3,50040%18 to 1
Summit Academy Opportunities Industrialization Center
Minneapolis, MN
Private, Less than 2 years
$7,050---38456%18 to 1
Oak Hills Christian College
Bemidji, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,334-905100.00%9832%9 to 1
Dunwoody College of Technology
Minneapolis, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$23,122--97.00%1,31650%11 to 1
Hibbing Community College
Hibbing, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$6,760---1,11841%16 to 1
Rochester Community and Technical College
Rochester, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,252---5,12926%22 to 1
Itasca Community College
Grand Rapids, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$6,775---1,19536%19 to 1
Academy College
Bloomington, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$18,699---99-10 to 1
South Central College
North Mankato, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,491---2,74627%16 to 1
Adler Graduate School
Minnetonka, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
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Anoka Technical College
Anoka, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,812---1,84449%17 to 1
Mesabi Range College
Virginia, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$6,775---1,18837%22 to 1
Leech Lake Tribal College
Cass Lake, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$3,926---1737%9 to 1
Riverland Community College
Austin, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,826---3,26342%19 to 1
University of Minnesota-Crookston
Crookston, MN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$12,014-1,08768.00%2,81050%16 to 1
National American University-Bloomington
Bloomington, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,000---68-4 to 1
Minneapolis Community and Technical College
Minneapolis, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,660---6,95117%23 to 1
American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Roseville, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$14,786$14,892--90--
University of Minnesota-Rochester
Rochester, MN
Public, 4 years
four-years
$12,850-1,14260.00%53359%14 to 1
Central Lakes College-Brainerd
Brainerd, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,759---4,02944%18 to 1
Nova Academy of Cosmetology
Rochester, MN
Private, Less than 2 years
$20,150---11161%5 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Bloomington
Bloomington, MN
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,988---13265%20 to 1
Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Plymouth Campus
Plymouth, MN
Private, Less than 2 years
$21,700---9354%10 to 1
Lake Superior College
Duluth, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,334---5,28134%21 to 1
Normandale Community College
Bloomington, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,679---9,78426%26 to 1
Saint Paul College
Saint Paul, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,811---6,91227%24 to 1
Bethany Global University
Bloomington, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$16,414$14,600-88.00%34650%17 to 1
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Granite Falls, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$11,236---3,36245%18 to 1
United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities
St. Paul, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,969$11,970--97--
Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies
Center City, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$35,155$35,731--168--
Pine Technical & Community College
Pine City, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$8,202---2,02040%20 to 1
Ridgewater College
Willmar, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,958---3,29842%19 to 1
Aveda Institute-Minneapolis
Minneapolis, MN
Private, Less than 2 years
$20,650---41275%16 to 1
Luther Seminary
Saint Paul, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$18,499$18,675--493--
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Saint Paul, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$47,426--1,154--
Alexandria Technical & Community College
Alexandria, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,649---2,61458%22 to 1
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College
Cloquet, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,535---1,98232%17 to 1
Anoka-Ramsey Community College
Coon Rapids, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,286---8,84526%28 to 1
Hastings Beauty School
Hastings, MN
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,050---2184%10 to 1
Northwest Technical College
Bemidji, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,731---1,02231%21 to 1
Minneapolis Business College
Roseville, MN
Private, 2-4 years
$15,120---135-30 to 1
National American University-Brooklyn Center
Brooklyn Center, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,000---125-4 to 1
Herzing University-Minneapolis
St. Louis Park, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$14,200$11,680-79.00%43850%12 to 1
St Cloud Technical and Community College
Saint Cloud, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,631---4,32530%23 to 1
Institute of Production and Recording
Minneapolis, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,635---20363%14 to 1
CenterPoint Massage & Shiatsu Therapy School & Clinic
St Louis Park, MN
Private, 2-4 years
$21,091---9082%9 to 1
The Salon Professional Academy-Rochester
Rochester, MN
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,800---25-8 to 1
Dakota County Technical College
Rosemount, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,941---2,52355%21 to 1
North Hennepin Community College
Brooklyn Park, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$4,596---6,28617%24 to 1
National American University-Rochester
Rochester, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,000---22-1 to 1
Cosmetology Careers Unlimited College of Hair Skin and Nails
Duluth, MN
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,500---3188%12 to 1
North Central University
Minneapolis, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$26,280$10,6001,07890.00%1,11551%17 to 1
Red Lake Nation College
Red Lake, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$12,183---143-11 to 1
Northwestern Health Sciences University
Bloomington, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,700$13,097--93644%12 to 1
Vermilion Community College
Ely, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$6,775---66031%25 to 1
Hennepin Technical College
Brooklyn Park, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,494---4,76229%21 to 1
Rainy River Community College
International Falls, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$6,775---23635%18 to 1
Minnesota State College Southeast
Winona, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,835---1,85032%16 to 1
Inver Hills Community College
Inver Grove Heights, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,558---4,26426%23 to 1
Century College
White Bear Lake, MN
Public, 2-4 years
$5,578---8,89119%24 to 1
American Indian OIC Inc
Minneapolis, MN
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,103---3756%9 to 1
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Rochester, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,418$20,837-30.00%1,123-8 to 1
White Earth Tribal and Community College
Mahnomen, MN
Private, 2-4 years
$4,568---1066%9 to 1
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Minneapolis, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$41,794$41,7941,13059.00%85464%11 to 1
PCI Academy-Plymouth
Plymouth, MN
Private, Less than 2 years
$20,012---12271%8 to 1
Bethel Seminary-St Paul
Saint Paul, MN
Private, 4 years
four-years
$8,381$9,057--369--
Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Woodbury Campus
WOODBURY, MN
Private, Less than 2 years
$21,700---14358%14 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Spring Lake Park
Spring Lake Park, MN
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,988---9563%17 to 1
Avalon School of Cosmetology
Worthington, MN
Private, 2-4 years
$15,900---2583%13 to 1
Model College of Hair Design
Saint Cloud, MN
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,900---8069%16 to 1
Average$17,839$15,7381,16470.26%3,74451%15 to 1