Colleges in Minnesota

Minnesota has 70 private and 12 public 4-year colleges that enroll 183,810 freshman students every year. The average tuition of public colleges is $8,858 (for in-state students) and $15,275 (for out-of-state students). The private colleges charge around $22,369 per year in tuition regardless of residency.

In the 2016-2017 academic year, the state of Minnesota provided $31,341,552 in financial aid to 7,934 students who enrolled in 4-year colleges for the first time as undergraduates, while the colleges themselves awarded $217,577,193 in grant and scholarships to 17,757 students.

Minnesota receives 1.1% of the total pell grant allotment from the federal government. In 2016-2017 academic year, 7,100 4-year colleges freshmen were awarded a total amount of $30,444,866 in pell grant ($4,117 per student on average) and 16,068 students received a total amount of $91,505,090 in the form of student loan from the federal government ($5,844 per student on average).

4-year Colleges in Minnesota

College Name College Type Net Price In-State Tuition Out-of-State Tuition Acceptance rate
Academy College

Location: Bloomington, MN

Private
for profit
$22,745 $17,009 $17,009
Open admission
Adler Graduate School

Location: Richfield, MN

Private
not for profit
American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Location: Roseville, MN

Private
for profit
Argosy University-Twin Cities

Location: Eagan, MN

Private
for profit
$15,732 $13,056 $13,056
Open admission
Augsburg College

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Private
not for profit
$24,394 $35,750 $35,750
45%
Bemidji State University

Location: Bemidji, MN

Public $14,334 $7,360 $7,360
64%
Bethany Global University

Location: Bloomington, MN

Private
not for profit
$10,297 $12,000 $12,000
92%
Bethany Lutheran College

Location: Mankato, MN

Private
not for profit
$17,453 $25,440 $25,440
80%
Bethel Seminary-St Paul

Location: Saint Paul, MN

Private
not for profit
Bethel University

Location: Saint Paul, MN

Private
not for profit
$27,205 $35,010 $35,010
82%
Bethlehem College & Seminary

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Private
not for profit
$7,445 $6,080 $6,080
88%
Capella University

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Private
for profit
$16,538 $13,536 $13,536
Open admission
Carleton College

Location: Northfield, MN

Private
not for profit
$28,587 $50,580 $50,580
23%
College of Saint Benedict

Location: Saint Joseph, MN

Private
not for profit
$26,867 $41,245 $41,245
88%
Concordia College at Moorhead

Location: Moorhead, MN

Private
not for profit
$23,529 $36,650 $36,650
65%
Concordia University-Saint Paul

Location: Saint Paul, MN

Private
not for profit
$19,499 $21,250 $21,250
57%
Crown College

Location: Saint Bonifacius, MN

Private
not for profit
$21,974 $24,250 $24,250
54%
Duluth Business University

Location: Duluth, MN

Private
for profit
$27,953 $17,775 $17,775
Open admission
Dunwoody College of Technology

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Private
not for profit
$23,816 $18,813 $18,813
67%
Globe University-Minneapolis

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Private
for profit
Globe University-Woodbury

Location: Woodbury, MN

Private
for profit
$14,040 $14,040
Open admission
Gustavus Adolphus College

Location: Saint Peter, MN

Private
not for profit
$24,293 $42,360 $42,360
65%
Hamline University

Location: Saint Paul, MN

Private
not for profit
$22,676 $38,100 $38,100
70%
Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies

Location: Center City, MN

Private
not for profit
Herzing University-Minneapolis

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Private
for profit
$16,592 $12,560 $12,560
Institute of Production and Recording

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Private
for profit
$25,276 $16,560 $16,560
Open admission
Luther Seminary

Location: Saint Paul, MN

Private
not for profit
Macalester College

Location: Saint Paul, MN

Private
not for profit
$28,528 $50,418 $50,418
37%
Martin Luther College

Location: New Ulm, MN

Private
not for profit
$18,300 $13,980 $13,980
83%
Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Location: Rochester, MN

Private
not for profit
Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences

Location: Rochester, MN

Private
not for profit
Mayo Clinic School of Medicine

Location: Rochester, MN

Private
not for profit
McNally Smith College of Music

Location: Saint Paul, MN

Private
for profit
$29,970 $27,040 $27,040
65%
Metropolitan State University

Location: Saint Paul, MN

Public $15,231 $6,563 $13,391
Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Private
not for profit
$27,169 $36,098 $36,098
65%
Minneapolis Media Institute

Location: Edina, MN

Private
for profit
$18,447 $10,265 $10,265
Open admission
Minnesota School of Business-Blaine

Location: Blaine, MN

Private
for profit
$14,040 $14,040
Open admission
Minnesota School of Business-Moorhead

Location: Moorhead, MN

Private
for profit
$14,040 $14,040
Open admission
Minnesota School of Business-Richfield

Location: Richfield, MN

Private
for profit
$14,040 $14,040
Open admission
Minnesota School of Business-Rochester

Location: Rochester, MN

Private
for profit
$14,040 $14,040
Open admission
Minnesota School of Business-Waite Park

Location: Waite Park, MN

Private
for profit
$14,040 $14,040
Open admission
Minnesota State University Moorhead

Location: Moorhead, MN

Public $15,294 $7,136 $14,272
60%
Minnesota State University-Mankato

Location: Mankato, MN

Public $13,812 $6,904 $14,648
62%
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Location: Saint Paul, MN

Private
not for profit
National American University-Bloomington

Location: Bloomington, MN

Private
for profit
$13,428 $13,428
Open admission
National American University-Brooklyn Center

Location: Brooklyn Center, MN

Private
for profit
$13,428 $13,428
Open admission
National American University-Burnsville

Location: Burnsville, MN

Private
for profit
$13,428 $13,428
Open admission
National American University-Rochester

Location: Rochester, MN

Private
for profit
$13,428 $13,428
Open admission
National American University-Roseville

Location: Roseville, MN

Private
for profit
$14,350 $13,428 $13,428
Open admission
North Central University

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Private
not for profit
$18,827 $21,760 $21,760
66%
Northwestern Health Sciences University

Location: Bloomington, MN

Private
not for profit
$20,394 $9,696 $9,696
Open admission
Oak Hills Christian College

Location: Bemidji, MN

Private
not for profit
$19,410 $16,700 $16,700
16%
Rasmussen College-Minnesota

Location: St. Cloud, MN

Private
for profit
$16,447 $9,360 $9,360
Open admission
Saint Cloud State University

Location: Saint Cloud, MN

Public $13,582 $6,820 $14,738
85%
Saint Johns University

Location: Collegeville, MN

Private
not for profit
$25,625 $41,016 $41,016
88%
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

Location: Winona, MN

Private
not for profit
$21,280 $32,060 $32,060
79%
Sanford-Brown College-Brooklyn Center

Location: Brooklyn Center, MN

Private
for profit
Sanford-Brown College-Mendota Heights

Location: Mendota Heights, MN

Private
for profit
Southwest Minnesota State University

Location: Marshall, MN

Public $14,824 $7,222 $7,222
54%
St Catherine University

Location: Saint Paul, MN

Private
not for profit
$22,519 $36,240 $36,240
91%
St Olaf College

Location: Northfield, MN

Private
not for profit
$27,284 $44,180 $44,180
45%
The Art Institutes International-Minnesota

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Private
for profit
The College of Saint Scholastica

Location: Duluth, MN

Private
not for profit
$23,111 $34,764 $34,764
64%
United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities

Location: New Brighton, MN

Private
not for profit
University of Minnesota-Crookston

Location: Crookston, MN

Public $13,396 $10,180 $10,180
68%
University of Minnesota-Duluth

Location: Duluth, MN

Public $15,664 $11,896 $16,242
77%
University of Minnesota-Morris

Location: Morris, MN

Public $11,589 $11,896 $13,896
58%
University of Minnesota-Rochester

Location: Rochester, MN

Public $16,247 $11,896 $11,896
66%
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Public $16,242 $12,546 $22,210
44%
University of Northwestern-St Paul

Location: Saint Paul, MN

Private
not for profit
$23,814 $29,100 $29,100
87%
University of Phoenix-Minnesota

Location: Saint Louis Park, MN

Private
for profit
University of St Thomas

Location: Saint Paul, MN

Private
not for profit
$30,791 $38,720 $38,720
83%
Walden University

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Private
for profit
$11,700 $11,700
Open admission
Winona State University

Location: Winona, MN

Public $17,109 $7,103 $12,800
60%

2-year Colleges in Minnesota

College Name College Type Net Price In-State Tuition Out-of-State Tuition Acceptance rate
Alexandria Technical & Community College

Location: Alexandria, MN

Public $13,235 $4,768 $4,768
Open admission
Anoka Technical College

Location: Anoka, MN

Public $12,637 $4,960 $4,960
Open admission
Anoka-Ramsey Community College

Location: Coon Rapids, MN

Public $10,919 $4,305 $4,305
Open admission
Avalon School of Cosmetology

Location: Worthington, MN

Private
for profit
$7,859 $14,900 $14,900
Open admission
Central Lakes College-Brainerd

Location: Brainerd, MN

Public $12,284 $4,773 $4,773
Open admission
Century College

Location: White Bear Lake, MN

Public $8,323 $4,770 $4,770
Open admission
Dakota County Technical College

Location: Rosemount, MN

Public $12,133 $5,018 $5,018
Open admission
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College

Location: Cloquet, MN

Public $10,103 $4,768 $4,768
Open admission
Hennepin Technical College

Location: Brooklyn Park, MN

Public $12,129 $4,654 $4,654
Open admission
Hibbing Community College

Location: Hibbing, MN

Public $8,517 $4,681 $5,852
Open admission
Inver Hills Community College

Location: Inver Grove Heights, MN

Public $10,892 $4,722 $4,722
Open admission
Itasca Community College

Location: Grand Rapids, MN

Public $11,690 $4,681 $5,852
Open admission
Lake Superior College

Location: Duluth, MN

Public $11,768 $4,373 $8,747
Open admission
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Minneapolis

Location: Mendota Heights, MN

Private
for profit
Leech Lake Tribal College

Location: Cass Lake, MN

Public $10,591 $3,696 $3,696
Open admission
Mesabi Range College

Location: Virginia, MN

Public $6,114 $4,681 $5,852
Open admission
Minneapolis Business College

Location: Roseville, MN

Private
for profit
$15,088 $14,720 $14,720
Open admission
Minneapolis Community and Technical College

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Public $13,105 $4,611 $4,611
Open admission
Minnesota State College Southeast

Location: Winona, MN

Public $13,201 $4,969 $4,969
Open admission
Minnesota State Community and Technical College

Location: Fergus Falls, MN

Public $10,004 $4,824 $4,824
Open admission
Minnesota West Community and Technical College

Location: Granite Falls, MN

Public $9,426 $5,094 $10,190
Open admission
Normandale Community College

Location: Bloomington, MN

Public $11,915 $4,800 $4,800
Open admission
North Hennepin Community College

Location: Brooklyn Park, MN

Public $9,807 $3,922 $3,922
Open admission
Northland Community and Technical College

Location: Thief River Falls, MN

Public $11,542 $4,900 $4,900
Open admission
Northwest Technical College

Location: Bemidji, MN

Public $12,099 $5,138 $5,138
Open admission
Pine Technical & Community College

Location: Pine City, MN

Public $11,645 $3,639 $7,278
Open admission
Rainy River Community College

Location: International Falls, MN

Public $7,435 $4,681 $5,851
Open admission
Ridgewater College

Location: Willmar, MN

Public $11,631 $4,791 $4,791
Open admission
Riverland Community College

Location: Austin, MN

Public $8,599 $4,888 $4,888
Open admission
Rochester Community and Technical College

Location: Rochester, MN

Public $14,832 $4,874 $4,874
Open admission
Saint Paul College

Location: Saint Paul, MN

Public $12,250 $4,802 $4,802
Open admission
South Central College

Location: North Mankato, MN

Public $10,783 $4,788 $4,788
Open admission
St Cloud Technical and Community College

Location: Saint Cloud, MN

Public $9,159 $4,720 $4,720
Open admission
Vermilion Community College

Location: Ely, MN

Public $10,592 $4,682 $5,851
Open admission
White Earth Tribal and Community College

Location: Mahnomen, MN

Private
not for profit
$7,983 $3,120 $3,120
Open admission

Vocational & Trade Schools in Minnesota

College Name College Type Net Price Tuition and Fees Acceptance rate
American Indian OIC Inc

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Private
not for profit
$9,132 $6,920
Open admission
Aveda Institute-Minneapolis

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Private
for profit
$14,184 $19,000
Open admission
CenterPoint Massage and Shiatsu Therapy School and Clinic

Location: St Louis Park, MN

Private
for profit
$17,647 $20,475
Open admission
Cosmetology Careers Unlimited College of Hair Skin and Nails

Location: Duluth, MN

Private
for profit
$10,388 $15,500
Open admission
Cosmetology Careers Unlimited College of Hair Skin and Nails

Location: Hibbing, MN

Private
for profit
$10,965 $15,500
Open admission
Empire Beauty School-Bloomington

Location: Bloomington, MN

Private
for profit
$12,638 $16,461
Open admission
Empire Beauty School-Spring Lake Park

Location: Spring Lake Park, MN

Private
for profit
$11,777 $16,461
Open admission
Hastings Beauty School

Location: Hastings, MN

Private
for profit
$14,082 $15,235
Open admission
Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Plymouth Campus

Location: Plymouth, MN

Private
for profit
$13,587 $18,600
Open admission
Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Woodbury Campus

Location: WOODBURY, MN

Private
for profit
$15,007 $18,600
Open admission
Model College of Hair Design

Location: Saint Cloud, MN

Private
for profit
$9,193 $14,550
Open admission
Nova Academy of Cosmetology

Location: Rochester, MN

Private
for profit
$14,199 $15,500
Open admission
PCI Academy-Plymouth

Location: Plymouth, MN

Private
for profit
$13,347 $17,869
Open admission
Rochester School of Hair Design

Location: Rochester, MN

Private
for profit
$15,486 $15,700
Open admission
Summit Academy Opportunities Industrialization Center

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Private
not for profit
$8,005 $5,400
Open admission