Events & News

April 2014 fact you can use

April, 2014

37% of women who earn Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) degrees in Minnesota do so at our institutions. (Our share of overall STEM degrees is 29%.)

Student and a faculty member

Transfer Days

Mon, 04/14/2014 - Thu, 04/24/2014

Representatives from Minnesota's Private Colleges are visiting community colleges to share information about transferring to one of our institutions. They may be stopping at a community college near you; view the schedule.

Worth reading

Counselor News
April, 2014

View recent articles that you may find useful to read and share.

Counselor’s Breakfast is on April 29

Counselor News
April, 2014

There's still time to sign up for our April 29 Counselor's Breakfast in Shoreview.

MPCW registration now open

Counselor News
April, 2014

Help spread the word about Minnesota Private College Week, held June 23-27 at 17 campuses around the state.

Videos demystify college financing

Counselor News
April, 2014

To find out how Minnesota families have paid for college, check out the Paying for college video series.

Student at Day at the Capitol

Day at the Capitol

Wed, 04/09/2014 - Thu, 04/10/2014

Students meet with legislators over five days in March and April to advocate for the Minnesota State Grant program.

Student talking about his poster

Private College Scholars at the Capitol

Tue, 04/08/2014

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.

Students on campus

March 2014 campus news

March, 2014

Latest news highlights from our campuses.

Students at job fair

Employers and students connect at job fair

March, 2014

A record number of employers were on hand to network with and interview about 1,850 undergraduates from Minnesota’s Private Colleges.

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March 2014 briefs

March, 2014

Short news items.

Gustavus students at Day at the Capitol

Gov. Dayton leads on financial aid

March, 2014

The Minnesota Private College Council is asking legislators to increase State Grants — as proposed this week by the governor.

Think you know about private colleges? Test your knowledge.

March, 2014

Here’s a chance to find out just how accurate your knowledge is about us — take our short quiz.

Fact you can use

March 2014 fact you can use

March, 2014

34% of Minnesota undergraduates at our colleges are State Grant recipients who come from low- and middle-income families. Over the last five years the number of State Grant recipients at our colleges has grown by more than 1,000.

Middle schoolers

College planning: middle school isn’t too early

February, 2014

New content on the Council’s website addresses why — and how — parents should start thinking about college in middle school.

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