Events & News

Making a snowman

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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December 2013 briefs

December, 2013

Short news items.

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December 2013 campus news

December, 2013

Latest news highlights from our campuses.

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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.

Study abroad

Seeing the world in a new way

November, 2013

Find out how our colleges rank in number of students who study abroad — and view a slideshow of some of the ways our students have had the opportunity to interact with people from another culture.

Fact you can use

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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October 2013 briefs

October, 2013

Short news items.

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From sophomore slump to jump

October, 2013

Sophomore year is often characterized by soul-searching, identity formation and urgency about choosing a major. Find out how a few of our colleges support their sophomores during this year.

October 2013 campus news

October, 2013

Latest news highlights from our campuses.

Fact you can use

October 2013 fact you can use

October, 2013

Grant aid to students at our member institutions grew from $224 million in 2000-01 to $554 million in 2010-11 (the most recent data available). Institutional grants accounted for 90% of the increase.

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Say “financial aid” in Hmong, Somali and Spanish

New video resources aim to help immigrant families
October, 2013

New videos support young people whose parents are not fluent in English — sharing valuable information specific to those communities. The Paying for College series showcases the many ways families can finance a four-year college degree and includes versions in Hmong, Somali and Spanish.

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