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Best Colleges in Minnesota

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Institutional Characteristics

The following table compares the basic academic information between best schools in Minnesota. By school type, there are 1 public and 9 private schools in best schools in Minnesota. By school level, all 10 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
Academic Comparison - Best Schools In Minnesota
RankNameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
1 Carleton CollegeNorthfield, MNPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
2 Macalester CollegeSaint Paul, MNPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
3 St Olaf CollegeNorthfield, MNPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
4 University of Minnesota-Twin CitiesMinneapolis, MNPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
5 Bethel UniversitySaint Paul, MNPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
6 University of St ThomasSaint Paul, MNPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
7 Saint Johns UniversityCollegeville, MNPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
8 College of Saint BenedictSaint Joseph, MNPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
9 Concordia College at MoorheadMoorhead, MNPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
10 Augsburg UniversityMinneapolis, MNPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in Minnesota is $40,693 for State residents and $46,463 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 65.10% and graduation rate is 79.60%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
Key Facts Comparison Between Best Schools In Minnesota
RankNameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
1 Carleton College $60,225 21% 94% 9:11,940
2 Macalester College $60,518 39% 93% 10:12,049
3 St Olaf College $52,670 51% 85% 12:12,953
4 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities $15,254 / $33,818 70% 84% 17:152,017
5 Bethel University $40,080 87% 74% 12:13,814
6 University of St Thomas $48,329 87% 80% 14:19,792
7 Saint Johns University $49,842 81% 74% 12:11,668
8 College of Saint Benedict $50,126 84% 85% 12:11,668
9 Concordia College at Moorhead $28,016 58% 68% 12:11,973
10 Augsburg University $41,007 73% 59% 12:13,346
Average$40,693 / $46,46365.10%79.60%12.20:18,122
The ranking data is provided by CollegeEvaluator. We compare the schools that ranked top 10 in Minnesotaand in top 500 ranking for all colleges and universities in United States.