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72 Colleges
26,517 Yearly Graduations
$58,221 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$28,335 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 26,517 students received a healthcare degree from a college in Minnesota, making it rank #9 in terms of graduations. Minnesota colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $14,555 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $15,729 per year.

About 59% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $7,084 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Walden University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
6,369 Yearly Degrees
$10,766 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 48,420 students at Walden University in total, 7,016 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 827 are full-time. It takes the average Walden University undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

Approximately 100% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,333 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.9% 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.

#2

Capella University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
3,864 Yearly Degrees
$14,540 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 37,859 students at Capella University in total, 10,503 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,758 are full-time. 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 6.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Capella University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $43,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
1,749 Yearly Degrees
$15,027 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Minnesota - Twin Cities is 51,327, of which 35,165 students are undergraduates and of those, 29,939 are full-time. It takes the average UMN Twin Cities undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

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

46% of UMN Twin Cities students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,797 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,800 during the early-career years.

#4

Rasmussen University - Minnesota

St. Cloud, Minnesota
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
1,520 Yearly Degrees
$10,935 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,922 undergraduates at Rasmussen University - Minnesota, of which 1,904 are full-time, and there are 3,971 students altogether. It takes the average Rasmussen University - Minnesota undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

Roughly 73% of students at Rasmussen University - Minnesota take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,521 a year. Rasmussen University - Minnesota 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 Rasmussen University - Minnesota is $27,500.

#5

St Catherine University

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
819 Yearly Degrees
$33,216 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,401 students at St. Kate’s in total, 3,153 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,004 are full-time. It takes the average St. Kate’s undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

About 70% 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 $7,413 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,700 during the early-career years.

#6

The College of Saint Scholastica

Duluth, Minnesota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
759 Yearly Degrees
$38,282 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at The College of Saint Scholastica is 3,906, of which 2,481 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,062 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 68%. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 69% are women.

Roughly 72% of students at St. Scholastica take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $11,395 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

#7

Century College - White Bear Lake

White Bear Lake, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
746 Yearly Degrees
$5,578 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,695 students at Century College - White Bear Lake in total, 3,465 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Roughly 32% of students at Century College - White Bear Lake take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,778 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

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

#8

Lake Superior College

Duluth, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
566 Yearly Degrees
$5,334 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,794 full-time undergraduates at LSC, and 5,230 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 45% of students at LSC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,919 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.7% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

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

#9

Anoka Technical College

Anoka, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
540 Yearly Degrees
$5,734 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 889 full-time undergraduates at Anoka Technical College, and 1,838 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 51% of students at Anoka Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,687 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Anoka Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
538 Yearly Degrees
$5,846 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,421 students at Minnesota West in total, 1,099 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 50% of students at Minnesota West take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,090 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,000 during the early-career years.

#11

Saint Paul College

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
446 Yearly Degrees
$5,736 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,656 students at Saint Paul College in total, 2,325 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

Roughly 24% of students at Saint Paul College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,846 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Saint Paul College is $26,600.

Public Public vs. Private
440 Yearly Degrees
$8,438 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,490 undergraduates at Minnesota State Mankato, of which 10,413 are full-time, and there are 14,325 students altogether. It takes the average Minnesota State Mankato undergraduate about 5.5 years to complete their degree.

About 61% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

63% of Minnesota State Mankato students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,396 a year. Minnesota State Mankato 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 Minnesota State Mankato with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Winona State University

Winona, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
388 Yearly Degrees
$9,666 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,605 students at Winona State in total, 6,978 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,125 are full-time. It takes the average Winona State undergraduate about 5.4 years to complete their degree.

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

Roughly 69% of students at Winona State take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,337 a year. Winona State has a 3.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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.

Public Public vs. Private
375 Yearly Degrees
$6,554 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,060 full-time undergraduates at Rochester Community and Technical College, and 4,944 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

40% of Rochester Community and Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,828 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,800 during the early-career years.

#15

Northland Community and Technical College

Thief River Falls, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
359 Yearly Degrees
$5,716 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Northland Community and Technical College is 3,220, which includes 1,261 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

56% of Northland Community and Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,542 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Northland Community and Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#16

Metropolitan State University

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
324 Yearly Degrees
$8,114 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,592 students at Metro State in total, 6,770 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,999 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Metro State 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.

Approximately 39% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,833 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

Public Public vs. Private
318 Yearly Degrees
$5,560 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,086 students at M State in total, 2,219 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 57% of students at M State take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,685 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.2% 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.

#18

Mayo Clinic School of Medicine

Rochester, Minnesota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
315 Yearly Degrees
$11,432 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 265 undergraduates at Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, of which 265 are full-time, and there are 1,150 students altogether.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Mayo Clinic School of Medicine is $60,300.

Public Public vs. Private
314 Yearly Degrees
$5,545 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,404 full-time undergraduates at Minneapolis Community and Technical College, and 7,014 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Roughly 26% of students at Minneapolis Community and Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,201 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Minneapolis Community and Technical College is $28,200.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
281 Yearly Degrees
$36,670 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,467 undergraduates at SMU MN, of which 1,132 are full-time, and there are 5,548 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at SMU MN is 4.2 years.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

66% of SMU MN students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,444 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from SMU MN with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#21

Inver Hills Community College

Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
277 Yearly Degrees
$5,485 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Inver Hills Community College is 4,192, which includes 1,512 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Roughly 30% of students at IHCC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,725 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.7% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from IHCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#22

Saint Cloud State University

Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
269 Yearly Degrees
$8,656 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,346 undergraduates at St. Cloud State University, of which 6,977 are full-time, and there are 13,049 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

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

61% of St. Cloud State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,910 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.6% 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.

#23

Hennepin Technical College

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
268 Yearly Degrees
$5,248 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Hennepin Technical College is 4,625, which includes 1,627 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 34% of students at Hennepin Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,577 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.1% 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.

#23

Dakota County Technical College

Rosemount, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
268 Yearly Degrees
$5,864 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,433 students at DCTC in total, 1,371 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 36% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,522 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from DCTC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#25

St Cloud Technical and Community College

Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
259 Yearly Degrees
$5,538 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,134 students at St Cloud Technical and Community College in total, 2,097 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Approximately 48% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,328 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.8% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from St Cloud Technical and Community College is $34,100.

Other Minnesota Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Ridgewater College 253
27 Anoka-Ramsey Community College 238
27 Normandale Community College 238
29 Bemidji State University 204
30 Northwestern Health Sciences University 197
30 Bethel University Minnesota 197
32 Minnesota State University - Moorhead 196
33 Concordia University, Saint Paul 171
34 Central Lakes College - Brainerd 148
34 Alexandria Technical & Community College 148
36 Minnesota State College Southeast 143
37 Herzing University - Minneapolis 134
38 South Central College 131
39 Itasca Community College 128
40 Summit Academy Opportunities Industrialization Center 127
41 Augsburg University 120
42 Northwest Technical College 116
43 University of Minnesota - Duluth 115
44 North Hennepin Community College 110
45 Hibbing Community College 106
46 Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies 90
47 University of Minnesota - Rochester 84
48 Riverland Community College 80
49 University of Northwestern - St Paul 79
50 Pine Technical & Community College 64
51 University of St Thomas Minnesota 63
52 University of Minnesota - Crookston 57
52 Mesabi Range College 57
54 Southwest Minnesota State University 50
55 Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College 47
56 College of Saint Benedict 46
57 Concordia College at Moorhead 35
58 Gustavus Adolphus College 30
59 Aveda Institute - Minneapolis 29
60 Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Plymouth Campus 22
61 St Olaf College 18
61 Dunwoody College of Technology 18
63 Crown College 13
64 Vermilion Community College 11
65 American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine 10
66 American Indian OIC 7
67 Bethany Lutheran College 4
67 Saint Johns University 4
67 Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Woodbury Campus 4
70 North Central University 2
70 Oak Hills Christian College 2
72 Rainy River Community College 0

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