Events & News

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.

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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 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.

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March 2014 campus news

March, 2014

Latest news highlights from our campuses.

Master's degrees chart

Private universities lead in meeting workforce needs with master’s degrees

February, 2014

After years of focusing on meeting market needs, Minnesota Private College Council institutions award more master’s degrees than either of the two public university systems.

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February 2014 briefs

February, 2014

Short news items.

February 2014 fact you can use

February, 2014

The average net price for first-year, full-time dependent students at our institutions whose families had incomes of less than $50,000, was just over $5,300 in 2011-12 (the most recent year for which data are available).

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February 2014 campus news

February, 2014

Latest news highlights from our campuses.

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College libraries remain relevant

February, 2014

Gone are the days of librarians whispering “shhhh” to noisy visitors. Welcome to the library of the digital age; now boasting coffee shops, yoga classes and the latest in technology.

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.

Ways counselors can use the Paying for College videos

February, 2014

When it comes to using the Paying for College videos, let us start to count the ways. View some options for counselors to consider.

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