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Tightest Minnesota Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate

The next table lists the tightest (low acceptance rate) Minnesota colleges and universities to admit. Those schools have been keeping the acceptance rate in low level in recent years. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities has the lowest acceptance rate as of 56.74% for academic year 2019-2020 in Minnesota. For the ranking, we only include 4-years colleges with at least 1,000 new students (freshmen).
The following table shows the schools that have low acceptance rates with admission statistics and yield, also known as enrollment rate. You may want to check colleges having the highest acceptance rates in Minnesota.
Tightest Minnesota Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate (2019-2020)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
1University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Public, 4 or more yearsMinneapolis, MN
56.74%40,67323,0766,27827.21%
2Minnesota State University-Mankato
Public, 4 or more yearsMankato, MN
62.71%10,3496,4902,28735.24%
3Winona State University
Public, 4 or more yearsWinona, MN
67.91%7,6635,2041,55529.88%
4University of Minnesota-Duluth
Public, 4 or more yearsDuluth, MN
74.89%8,7046,5182,04331.34%
5University of St Thomas
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Paul, MN
80.53%7,2325,8241,57927.11%
6Saint Cloud State University
Public, 4 or more yearsSaint Cloud, MN
90.04%5,1714,6561,23726.57%