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Minnesota Colleges with Lowest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the schools having low yield) 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.
University of Minnesota-Morris, has the lowest yield rate of 17.39% for academic year 2019-2020 in Minnesota. Hamline University is positioned second with 17.55% yield and Gustavus Adolphus College follows them with 19%. Next table shows the schools that have low 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 highest yield rates in Minnesota.
Minnesota Colleges with Lowest Enrollment Rate (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1University of Minnesota-Morris
Public, 4 or more yearsMorris, MN
17.39% 3,265 1,852 322 56.72%
2Hamline University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Paul, MN
17.55% 4,602 3,117 547 67.73%
3Gustavus Adolphus College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Peter, MN
18.71% 4,957 3,432 642 69.24%
4Southwest Minnesota State University
Public, 4 or more yearsMarshall, MN
20.53% 2,264 1,447 297 63.91%
5St Catherine University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Paul, MN
20.66% 2,458 1,655 342 67.33%
6Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWinona, MN
21.84% 1,498 1,378 301 91.99%
7Concordia College at Moorhead
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMoorhead, MN
22.27% 3,395 2,321 517 68.37%
8Macalester College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Paul, MN
23.58% 6,598 2,129 502 32.27%
9University of Minnesota-Crookston
Public, 4 or more yearsCrookston, MN
26.45% 1,182 809 214 68.44%
10College of Saint Benedict
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Joseph, MN
26.53% 2,052 1,651 438 80.46%