Use our online search tool to explore more than 140 areas of study offered by our colleges as well as athletic and fine arts programs.
Our online areas of study search, known as the College Finder, allows students to search for more than 140 areas of study while also adding varsity athletics, club sports and fine arts programs into the mix. It’s a handy tool to narrow down college options to only those schools that offer programs that are of interest.
Find out when our colleges are holding their fall campus visit events.
As someone who works with students and families on their college planning, you know that nothing helps students better imagine what it would be like to live and learn at a college than visiting its campus. All 17 of our nonprofit private colleges have fall visit events for high school students scheduled — including on Oct. 19 and 20, when Minnesota high schools are out for MEA.
Learn the reasons behind why colleges often ask for a personal essay in the admissions process and why substance can weigh more than writing skill.
Ask a high school senior to write an essay for her English teacher, and it should feel routine. But ask her to write an essay for her college application, and it is a whole different assignment — one with different stakes.
Learn how to arrange group college visits for your students (and parents) during the summer.
It can be a challenge to arrange group college visits for your students (and parents) under normal circumstances, but it can be especially hard in the summer when school is out for everyone—including you! Scheduling it during Minnesota Private College Week can alleviate some of those challenges since our 17 colleges are already geared up for visits.
Share information about Minnesota Private College Week with students.
We have created a number of pieces to help you share information about Minnesota Private College Week with students, including free postcards and flyers. We also provide text and a graphic for your website or newsletter.
Learn about fall visit events and how to register.
Fall is a great time to learn more about our campuses — while classes are in session. Each campus hosts special events and tours for high school seniors and juniors, and many include an overview of admissions and financial aid along with a tour of campus. We have a full list of fall visit events with links to more information on each college’s website.
Share other fall events for students and families to consider.
Families can learn more about our colleges on Oct. 4-5 at the Minnesota National College Fair, held at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The Council also will have a table in the resource area. Stop by!
Find out when all our campuses are holding campus visit events this fall.
Fall is a great time for students and families to learn more about our campus — while classes are in session. All of our campuses host special events and tours for high school seniors and juniors. Many include an overview of admissions and financial aid information as well as a campus tour. Some may also include:
The 2015-16 College Guide: A Resource for Counselors can be a helpful tool for families as well; you can download or order a copy too.
The 2015-16 College Guide: A Resource for Counselors can be a helpful tool for families as well; you can download or order a copy too. The guide includes general information about Minnesota's private colleges as well as individual college profile pages and a grid showing majors and minors offered at our colleges.