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January 2014 briefs

January, 2014

Short news items.

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Campus news 2014 preview

January, 2014

Find out what changes, big happenings and events are slated at our campuses this year.

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January 2014 fact you can use

January, 2014

Enrollment at MPCC member institutions was more stable between the 2012 and 2013 academic years than estimated enrollment at the public systems or for-profits. (We gained 0.3%, compared to an estimated drop of 0.5% at the U of M, a drop of 2.3% at MnSCU four-years, a drop of 5% at MnSCU two-years and a drop of 18% at for-profits.) View the latest Annual Enrollment Report for more facts.

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Campus news in review

December, 2013

A lot happened at our 17 campuses in 2013. As the year draws to a close, here is a sampling of top campus news items from the year.

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December 2013 fact you can use

December, 2013

The inflation-adjusted net price for low- and middle-income first-year students in 2011-12 (the most recent year for which data are available) was 28.6% lower than in 2007-08. For more detail, see the recent Research Brief, Financial Aid & the Public-Private Partnership: How it works at Minnesota’s Private Colleges.

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Oh baby, it’s cold outside

December, 2013

Winter weather in Minnesota can be a factor in attracting students from warmer climates. Find out how admission offices talk about our winters when recruiting.

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Minnesota privates lead in graduation rates

December, 2013

Our institutions have long been leaders in graduating students in four years. In fact, among nonprofits, our colleges rank in the top few states nationwide.

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December 2013 campus news

December, 2013

Latest news highlights from our campuses.

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December 2013 briefs

December, 2013

Short news items.

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Holiday concerts (and more)

Thu, 11/21/2013 - Tue, 12/17/2013

Many of our member colleges present holiday concerts and services — and there's an art sale too. Make plans today to attend one.

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November 2013 fact you can use

November, 2013

Our colleges are talent magnets. Each year we attract more students from other states to our undergraduate programs than either the U of M or MnSCU four-year universities. Read more in the Case for investment.

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Grants at Minnesota privates far exceed national average

Large majority of grants go to meet student financial need
November, 2013

Almost three-quarters of institutional aid at Minnesota’s private nonprofit colleges helps meet the financial need of students. And the size of the grants and scholarships is significantly larger than the national average.

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November 2013 campus news

November, 2013

Latest news highlights from our campuses.

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Got purpose? Three ways our colleges help

November, 2013

Whether it is impacting legislation at the State Capitol or searching for a true calling, students at Minnesota’s Private Colleges are developing a sense of purpose in their lives.

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November 2013 briefs

November, 2013

Short news items.

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