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Most Favored Minnesota Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the most favored (higher yield) schools in Minnesota. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school.
Carleton College, has the highest yield rate of 37.47% for academic year 2019-2020 in Minnesota. University of Northwestern-St Paul is positioned second with 35.93% yield and Minnesota State University-Mankato follows them with 35%. Next table shows the schools that have high yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the lowest yield rates in Minnesota.
Most Favored Minnesota Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Carleton College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNorthfield, MN
37.47% 7,324 1,401 525 19.13%
2University of Northwestern-St Paul
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Paul, MN
35.93% 1,243 1,141 410 91.79%
3Minnesota State University-Mankato
Public, 4 or more yearsMankato, MN
35.24% 10,349 6,490 2,287 62.71%
4Crown College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Bonifacius, MN
32.12% 825 411 132 49.82%
5Augsburg University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMinneapolis, MN
31.59% 2,643 2,013 636 76.16%
6University of Minnesota-Duluth
Public, 4 or more yearsDuluth, MN
31.34% 8,704 6,518 2,043 74.89%
7Bethel University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Paul, MN
30.81% 2,435 1,912 589 78.52%
8Minnesota State University Moorhead
Public, 4 or more yearsMoorhead, MN
30.41% 3,963 2,591 788 65.38%
9Saint Johns University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCollegeville, MN
30.29% 1,746 1,367 414 78.29%
10The College of Saint Scholastica
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDuluth, MN
30.12% 1,956 1,494 450 76.38%