The Council collaborates with its 17 campuses and other partners to increase college participation and success of students of color.

Diversity facts

  • More than 22% of new entering students come from under-represented groups, exceeding Minnesota's overall racial and ethnic demographics.
  • More than 7,600 undergraduate and graduate students of color, excluding international students, enroll at Minnesota's Private Colleges.
  • Read more facts about access and diversity on our campuses.

College is possible

Our 17 colleges are welcoming places for students from diverse backgrounds. Find out the facts and see what students say.

Access programs

Our member schools support and engage with many programs for low-income students in an effort to increase high school graduation and college readiness.

Community Initiative

The Community Initiative of the Minnesota Private College Council works to strengthen connections between communities of color and our 17 member colleges and universities.