# Minnesota Colleges

In terms of yearly graduations, Minnesota is ranked #14 in the country with 91,448 degrees handed out in 2018. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Minnesota is $15,545 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $16,497 a year.

About 60% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $7,386 per year.

## Most Popular Schools in Minnesota

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

There are 29,991 full-time undergraduates at UMN Twin Cities, and 51,848 students altogether. For undergraduates at UMN Twin Cities, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

About 50% of students who apply get accepted. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Roughly 46% of students at UMN Twin Cities take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,797 a year. UMN Twin Cities has a 2.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UMN Twin Cities with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $41,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 49,680 students at Walden University in total, 453 of which are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Walden University, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

100% of Walden University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,333 a year. Walden University has a 7.3% 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 Walden University is $38,800.

The total student population at Capella University is 36,284, of which 1,382 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,839 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

There are 14,712 students at Minnesota State University - Mankato in total, 10,832 of which are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Minnesota State University - Mankato undergraduate about 5.5 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 61%. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

Roughly 63% of students at Minnesota State University - Mankato take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,396 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

There are 9,878 students at UST MN in total, 5,945 of which are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at UST MN. The freshman retention rate is 88%.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 47% are men and 53% are women.

Approximately 55% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $10,080 a year. UST MN has a 1.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national 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 14,975 students at St. Cloud State University in total, 8,373 of which are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at St. Cloud State University, the average graduation time is 5.5 years.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

61% of St. Cloud State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,910 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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 11,168, of which 8,906 students are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average UMN Duluth undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

About 77% of students who apply get accepted. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

64% of UMN Duluth students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,970 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,500 during the early-career years.

There are 8,148 students at Metropolitan State University in total, 2,878 of which are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Metropolitan State University is 5.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 56%. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

39% of Metropolitan State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,833 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,100 during the early-career years.

There are 7,981 students at Winona State in total, 6,522 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

About 66% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

69% of Winona State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,337 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Winona State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is 5,754, of which 1,129 students are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at SMU MN is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Roughly 66% of students at SMU MN take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,444 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

There are 4,817 students at Concordia University - Saint Paul in total, 1,417 of which are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Concordia University - Saint Paul undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 55%. Of the accepted students, 49% are men and 51% are women.

72% of Concordia University - Saint Paul students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,118 a year. Concordia University - Saint Paul has a 5.2% 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 The College of Saint Scholastica is 4,276, of which 2,179 students are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at St. Scholastica is 4.2 years.

About 68% of students who apply get accepted. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 69% are women.

72% of St. Scholastica students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $11,395 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from St. Scholastica with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $44,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at St Catherine University is 4,724, of which 2,124 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

About 70% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 0% are men and 100% are women.

72% of St. Kate’s students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,413 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from St. Kate’s with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Minnesota State University - Moorhead is 6,005, of which 4,157 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

About 60% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Roughly 72% of students at Minnesota State University - Moorhead take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,141 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

There are 2,082 full-time undergraduates at Hamline, and 3,734 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Hamline is 4.1 years.

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

70% of Hamline students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,726 a year. Hamline has a 3.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Hamline with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 5,195 students at Bemidji State University in total, 3,333 of which are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Bemidji State University, the average graduation time is 5.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 66%. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Roughly 69% of students at Bemidji State University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,763 a year. Bemidji State University has a 4.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Bemidji State University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Rasmussen College - Minnesota is 4,509, of which 1,845 students are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Rasmussen College - Minnesota. The freshman retention rate is 100%.

Approximately 73% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,521 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,500 during the early-career years.

There are 3,639 full-time undergraduates at Century College, and 8,745 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Approximately 32% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,778 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.8% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Century College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,407 full-time undergraduates at Bethel University Minnesota, and 3,797 students altogether. It takes the average Bethel University Minnesota undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

About 83% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

71% of Bethel University Minnesota students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,558 a year. Bethel University Minnesota has a 2.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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.

The total student population at Normandale Community College is 9,844, of which 4,120 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Roughly 29% of students at Normandale Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,315 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.0% is very similar 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.

The total student population at Anoka-Ramsey Community College is 8,954, of which 3,368 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 28 to 1.

36% of Anoka-Ramsey Community College-Coon Rapids Campus students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,941 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.3% is very similar to 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.

There are 3,562 students at Augsburg in total, 2,033 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 65%. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Approximately 86% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,497 a year. Augsburg has a 3.5% 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 Augsburg is $38,200.

The total student population at St Olaf College is 3,035, of which 3,003 students are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average St. Olaf undergraduate about 4.0 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 43%. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Approximately 58% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,488 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,700 during the early-career years.

There are 2,516 full-time undergraduates at M State, and 6,422 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

57% of M State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,685 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from M State is $32,400.

There are 2,561 full-time undergraduates at Minneapolis Community and Technical College, and 7,486 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Approximately 26% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,201 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.3% 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.

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