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# Minnesota Colleges

Minnesota ranked #16 in the nation for degrees handed out in 2019. Around 106,501 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $16,407 per year to get their degree at a college in Minnesota, while out of state students will pay an average of $17,433 per year.

An estimated 55% of college students in Minnesota take out loans, with the average loan amount being $7,326 per year.

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There are 52,017 students at UMN Twin Cities in total, 36,061 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 28,989 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 70%. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

Approximately 41% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,087 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMN Twin Cities is $41,800.

The total student population at Walden University is 49,695, of which 7,662 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,301 are full-time. It takes the average Walden University undergraduate about 4.0 years to complete their degree.

The student loan default rate of 6.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,800 during the early-career years.

There are 11,781 undergraduates at Capella University, of which 2,159 are full-time, and there are 38,930 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 32 to 1.

Approximately 82% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,804 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $43,000 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Minnesota State University - Mankato is 14,761, of which 12,938 students are undergraduates and of those, 10,526 are full-time. For undergraduates at Minnesota State Mankato, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

About 67% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Roughly 68% of students at Minnesota State Mankato take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,104 a year. Minnesota State Mankato has a 4.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Minnesota State Mankato with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at University of St Thomas Minnesota is 9,792, of which 6,333 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,126 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at UST MN. The freshman retention rate is 87%.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $11,238 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from UST MN with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $45,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 10,187 undergraduates at St. Cloud State University, of which 5,959 are full-time, and there are 11,841 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at St. Cloud State University is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 73%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Roughly 57% of students at St. Cloud State University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,313 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,200 during the early-career years.

The total student population at University of Minnesota - Duluth is 10,275, of which 9,301 students are undergraduates and of those, 7,943 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

About 79% of students who apply get accepted. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Roughly 63% of students at UMN Duluth take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,385 a year. UMN Duluth has a 3.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMN Duluth is $38,500.

There are 3,927 students at Rasmussen University - Minnesota in total, 3,851 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,770 are full-time. For undergraduates at Rasmussen University - Minnesota, the average graduation time is 4.0 years.

78% of Rasmussen University - Minnesota students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,294 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Rasmussen University - Minnesota with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 6,649 undergraduates at Metro State, of which 2,882 are full-time, and there are 7,552 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

About 62% of students who apply get accepted. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 69% are women.

25% of Metro State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,819 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Metro State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Century College is 8,203, which includes 3,280 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

29% of Century College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,379 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Century College is $31,100.

The total student population at Winona State University is 7,106, of which 6,391 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,472 are full-time. It takes the average Winona State undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 75%. Of the accepted students, 29% are men and 71% are women.

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,583 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Winona State is $38,400.

There are 1,329 undergraduates at SMU MN, of which 1,052 are full-time, and there are 5,152 students altogether. It takes the average SMU MN undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 84%. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Roughly 67% of students at SMU MN take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,445 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,300 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Minnesota State University - Moorhead is 5,547, of which 4,445 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,529 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

About 66% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Approximately 70% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,354 a year. MSU Moorhead has a 4.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from MSU Moorhead with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at The College of Saint Scholastica is 3,712, of which 2,244 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,934 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

About 73% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 30% are men and 70% are women.

Roughly 64% of students at St. Scholastica take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $11,209 a year. St. Scholastica has a 3.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $44,900 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Concordia University, Saint Paul is 5,585, of which 3,578 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,393 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Concordia University, Saint Paul is 4.2 years.

About 69% of students who apply get accepted. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

Roughly 70% of students at Concordia University, Saint Paul take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,915 a year. Concordia University, Saint Paul has a 5.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $39,100 during the early-career years.

The total student population at St Catherine University is 4,277, of which 2,983 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,898 are full-time. For undergraduates at St. Kate’s, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Around 0% of accepted students are men, and 100% are women.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,025 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from St. Kate’s is $42,700.

There are 1,486 full-time undergraduates at Hennepin Technical College, and 4,094 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 28% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,914 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Hennepin Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,008 full-time undergraduates at Saint Paul College, and 5,823 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

19% of Saint Paul College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,474 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,600 during the early-career years.

There are 3,641 full-time undergraduates at Normandale Community College, and 9,420 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

Approximately 21% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,559 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,900 during the early-career years.

There are 3,814 students at Bethel University Minnesota in total, 2,722 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,313 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Bethel University Minnesota is 4.1 years.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

64% of Bethel University Minnesota students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,874 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Bethel University Minnesota with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $41,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,193 full-time undergraduates at Minneapolis Community and Technical College, and 6,429 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Approximately 24% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,540 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,200 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Hamline University is 3,113, of which 1,925 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,861 are full-time. For undergraduates at Hamline, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

About 69% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Roughly 71% of students at Hamline take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,265 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Hamline is $39,600.

There are 3,065 full-time undergraduates at Anoka-Ramsey Community College-Coon Rapids Campus, and 8,482 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

31% of Anoka-Ramsey Community College-Coon Rapids Campus students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,945 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Anoka-Ramsey Community College-Coon Rapids Campus with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 4,762 students at LSC in total, 1,630 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

42% of LSC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,940 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from LSC is $31,700.

There are 5,757 students at M State in total, 2,083 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Approximately 52% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,935 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,400 during the early-career years.

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