Events & News

Counselors' Breakfast to be held May 13

Counselor News
April, 2015

There is still time to sign up for this year’s Counselors' Breakfast, which will be held in Bloomington on May 13.

grad cap and money

Quick Fact: Family incomes at private colleges similar to those at publics

April, 2015

The median family income for FAFSA-filing Minnesota students at our private nonprofit colleges are similar to those at public universities.

MCAD student Bobby Rogers

Students speak up on impact of financial aid

April, 2015

Hear from students who receive a State Grant award and how it makes a difference.

Pope Francis receiving award from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

April 2015 all around the campuses

April, 2015

Recent news items from our campuses

MCAD has a variety of studio spaces where students can create art

Advice for making college choice

April, 2015

Finding a college that fits the student includes talking with profs and visiting campuses.

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April 2015 briefs from the Council

April, 2015

Short news items from the Council

pie chart of master's degrees by sector

42% of all master’s degrees awarded by Minnesota’s private colleges

April, 2015

Minnesota’s private colleges award more master’s degrees than the U of M or MnSCU.

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April 2015 higher ed news

April, 2015

A few articles we think are worth reading

Student talking about his poster

Private College Scholars Showcase at Xcel Energy

Tue, 04/07/2015

Students and faculty advisors from our colleges present the results of their research and creative scholarship projects in a poster session. Legislators and members of the public are welcome.

Haley Coller

Paying for college profile: Haley Coller

The Bridge: Parent News
April, 2015

Gustavus junior Haley Coller's tenacity has helped her secure scholarships.

Carleton College women's ruby team

Creating community on campus

The Bridge: Parent News
April, 2015

Yes, college is about working hard in class. But it is also a time for students to learn about themselves and explore their passions outside of academics.

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April 2015 worth reading

The Bridge: Parent News
April, 2015

Recent articles higher education articles to explore.

 “We’re Worth It!” infographic

New infographic sums up value

The Bridge: Parent News
April, 2015

 “We’re Worth It!” combines key facts about academic excellence, affordability and career value.

Minnesota Private College Week

Minnesota Private College Week coming in June

The Bridge: Parent News
April, 2015

Minnesota Private College Week is only three months away.

screenshot of College Finder

Tool for finding majors adds minors too

The Bridge: Parent News
April, 2015

The Council recently added 26 undergraduate minors and 52 concentrations to our College Finder.

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