Events & News

Immigrant students can now get state aid

Counselor News
October, 2013

The Minnesota Dream Act signed into law last May repealed rules requiring state financial aid recipients to be U.S. citizens. While the in-state tuition doesn’t apply to private nonprofit colleges, qualifying students at all Minnesota institutions can now receive state financial aid.

Value isn’t just about money

Counselor News
October, 2013

Although financial aid often significantly lowers the out-of-pocket cost, attending our colleges is still an investment. So it’s important that families understand the value or what they “get” for their money.

Worth reading

Counselor News
October, 2013

Here are some recent articles or resources that you might find useful.

Video series demystifies paying for college

Counselor News
October, 2013

The newly released “Paying for College” videos highlight the many ways families can prepare to finance a four-year college degree.

When transferring is part of the plan

Counselor News
October, 2013

To make sure things go smoothly when students expect to eventually transfer to another college, see our plan-ahead tips.

Fall visit events

Counselor News
October, 2013

Many of our campuses host special fall events and tours for high school juniors and seniors. View our list.

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September 2013 briefs

September, 2013

Short news items

Paying for College video

New videos demystify “Paying for College”

September, 2013

The new Paying for College videos showcase the many ways families can finance a four-year college degree and are packed with advice from local experts and families. Check out a few quotes and watch some clips.

Fact you can use

September 2013 fact you can use

September, 2013

Myth: All students at private nonprofit colleges start right after high school. Fact: We enroll thousands of non-traditional students — 14% of our students are older than 25.

Bethany move-in

Colleges start the year off right

September, 2013

With traditions ranging from ceremonies and convocations to community service and move-in events, our campuses welcome new and returning students. View the photo gallery.

Aid package table

Aid cuts prices at nonprofit colleges

September, 2013

The real price families paid for tuition at our colleges in 2011-12 after factoring in institutional, federal and state grants was less than half the sticker price. The net price for low-income students was even lower.

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September 2013 campus news

September, 2013

Latest news highlights from our campuses.

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August 2013 briefs

August, 2013

Short news items.

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Minnesota loses more college students to other states than it gains

August, 2013

When it comes to going to college in another state, more Minnesota students do so than other states’ students come to Minnesota. This is a continuing trend.

August 2013 fact you can use

August, 2013

In 2012-13, 28% of Minnesota, full-time dependent undergraduates at our colleges came from families with incomes of less than $50,000. (Updated Sept. 2014)

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