Events & News

Victoria Ostenso's project

Celebrate students’ legacy of service

October, 2014

The Phillips Scholars program has been benefiting our communities for 20 years. Read about three scholars’ projects.

Quick fact: Non-traditional students

October, 2014

Minnesota’s Private Colleges serve more than 5,000 “non-traditional” students, meaning they’re not coming straight out of high school, instead they’ve often been working or in the military. Non-traditional students who are older than 25 make up 14% of our undergraduate enrollment. It may surprise some that non-traditional students make up a greater share of our enrollment than they do at the U of M system (14% versus 10%).

Hamline's Blue Garden

17 favorite photos

October, 2014

Whether you want to enjoy their displays of fall color — or you’re just curious about what makes our 17 campuses distinctive, we’ve pulled together photos that show off each one.

Macalester fall scene

October 2014 campus news

October, 2014

Brief campus news highlights.

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Will it be enough?

October, 2014

About three-quarters of jobs in Minnesota will need some education beyond high school by 2020, according to the latest report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

Early deadlines coming up

Counselor News
October, 2014

Early and priority application deadlines at our campuses are coming up fast. View our application deadlines page for a quick reference.

Share our new parent e-newsletter

Counselor News
October, 2014

Know parents looking for more college information? Consider sharing The Bridge: Parent News — a new e-newsletter for parents of high school students from the Council.

Fall visit opportunities

Counselor News
October, 2014

Many of our campuses host special fall events and tours for high school juniors and seniors, in particular when school is out statewide in Minnesota, Oct. 16-17.

College finance Q&A: Outside scholarships

Counselor News
October, 2014

Find out what financial aid directors say about outside scholarships and how they impact financial aid awards

Student and counselor

Counselors' Breakfast

7:45 - 10 a.m. |
Mon, 09/29/2014

The admission directors at Minnesota's Private Colleges will host a free informational breakfast for counselors in Milwaukee on Sept. 29, 2014.

College educated fare better with employment

September, 2014

Data show that those with higher education are less likely to be unemployed. Read more about the research.

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September 2014 briefs

September, 2014

Short news items.

Nick Fauchald

Recent grads build careers

September, 2014

How people move from college to career success is fascinating to watch. Here are excerpts from three profiles our colleges have written on recent graduates.

fall on campus

September 2014 campus news

September, 2014

Brief campus news highlights.

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Quick fact: Grant aid

September, 2014

Grant aid going to students at Minnesota’s Private Colleges has grown 211% over the last 15 years; the vast majority of that has come from the grants that institutions give.

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