Each campus has its own personality, and students come from all types of backgrounds. There's a college that's right for you.
We're here to help you navigate the college planning process — whether you're just starting or about ready to apply.
Few students pay full price. Figure out how much you actually might pay — once grants and scholarships are factored in.
Smaller classes make a big difference, and professors will challenge and support you in meeting those challenges.
Check out some of the best recent articles that we’ve come across.
A junior studying elementary education at the University of St. Thomas, Alia Muellerleile credits the support she received for making private college a reality.
Thousands of Minnesota high school seniors are learning that they’ll get into colleges without having sent in any applications through the State of Minnesota Direct Admissions program.
MCAD Associate Professor Arlene Birt is building a global reputation for translating complex information about environmental sustainability into memorable visual stories.
Our share of Pell Grant recipients is similar to Minnesota State universities, but we graduate more of those students in four years.
As you plan your family get-togethers this season, consider adding live music, theater performances or even an art sale to the mix.
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Our search tool can help students identify which institutions offer the academic, sports or arts programs that interest them, as well as whether academic programs are offered on campus or online — or a mix of both.
Free copies of next year’s Minnesota Private Colleges Week handout are now available for pre-order. Plan ahead and reserve your copies to distribute to families.
The online and print materials outline how to plan group campus visits along with advice on alternative ways to help students learn about colleges.
Event offered by our colleges — including live music, theater performances and an art sale — can serve as another way for students to explore whether a college is a good fit for them.
Our 18 colleges and universities awarded nearly a third of all baccalaureate degrees in Minnesota in 2020-21, with 68 percent of students coming from Minnesota.
Our private colleges and universities are uniquely positioned to provide support to first-generation college students, the fastest growing demographic in higher education.
Living on campus creates a sense of belonging, builds relationships and friendships with share experiences and lets students focus on academics with fewer distractions.