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Minnesota Colleges with the Largest Online Students

Walden University has the most online students of 48,420 for academic year 2019-2020 in Minnesota. The number only includes students enrolled exclusively in online programs and does not include students taking some online courses. Concordia University-Saint Paul is ranked second with 3,036 online students and Metropolitan State University follows them with 48,420 online students. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. Next table shows the schools that have most online students by enrolled status. You may want to check colleges having the smallest online student population in Minnesota.
Minnesota Colleges with the Largest Online Students
NameTotal # of StudentsEnrolled Exclusively Online ProgramsEnrolld in Some Online CoursesNot in Online Courses
1Walden University *
Private (for-profit), 4 or more yearsMinneapolis, MN
48,42048,42000
2Concordia University-Saint Paul
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Paul, MN
5,1372,8401962,101
3Metropolitan State University
Public, 4 or more yearsSaint Paul, MN
7,5921,5172,3183,757
4Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWinona, MN
5,5481,4303793,739
5Bemidji State University
Public, 4 or more yearsBemidji, MN
4,8971,3438702,684
6Minnesota State University Moorhead
Public, 4 or more yearsMoorhead, MN
5,7471,3291,7972,621
7University of Northwestern-St Paul
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Paul, MN
3,5251,3064611,758
8Minnesota State University-Mankato
Public, 4 or more yearsMankato, MN
14,3251,2235,1257,977
9University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Public, 4 or more yearsMinneapolis, MN
51,3271,18314,21835,926
10University of Minnesota-Crookston
Public, 4 or more yearsCrookston, MN
2,7681,0841821,502
11The College of Saint Scholastica
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDuluth, MN
3,9061,0622502,594
12St Catherine University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Paul, MN
4,4019746192,808
13Crown College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Bonifacius, MN
1,52296367492
14Bethel University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Paul, MN
4,0059626072,436
15Saint Cloud State University
Public, 4 or more yearsSaint Cloud, MN
13,0498593,1899,001
16Southwest Minnesota State University
Public, 4 or more yearsMarshall, MN
7,0585259305,603
17Winona State University
Public, 4 or more yearsWinona, MN
7,6054492,1425,014
18Hamline University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Paul, MN
3,4044012252,778
19University of St Thomas
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Paul, MN
9,8241876978,940
20University of Minnesota-Duluth
Public, 4 or more yearsDuluth, MN
10,8581011,9818,776
* Online completely college that all programs are offered online exclusively.