Learn how this partnership fostered and strengthened the research efforts of senior Rachel Nelson.
The collaboration between faculty and students is at the core of liberal arts education at Minnesota private colleges. College of Saint Benedict senior Rachel Nelson wanted to research whether there were physiological changes to Division III cross-country student athletes over a season, but knew she’d have to get started early.
Learn what you and your student can do before high school to get a jump-start on college planning.
Parents are sometimes surprised to learn that college exploration benefits from beginning early in the middle school years, but studies have shown that middle school may be the best time to build college readiness, access and success. Here are a few things you can do:
Read the stories of several out-of-state students who to make Minnesota home after graduation.
Each year, more than 10,700 college students come to Minnesota to earn a degree at a private college. And many of them stay. Harry Griffin is an excellent example. Originally from Alabama, Harry came to Minnesota to attend The College of St. Scholastica and was sold on staying after earning his bachelor’s.
Discover what this Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota senior has done to manage the cost of college.
While in high school in Wisconsin, Zechariah Kitzhaber considered both private and public colleges. After talking with his parents, he knew he wanted to go to the college that could make it the most affordable. “Cost was definitely one of the biggest factors when I was picking colleges,” Kitzhaber remembered. “I was mainly looking at larger schools but a few smaller schools too.
Come visit any of our 17 colleges during Minnesota Private College Week, June 24-28 — or explore your other summer visit options.
Registration is now open for the 2019 Minnesota Private College Week, June 24-28 — with visit sessions beginning at 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. This annual introductory campus visits event is an easy, no-pressure way to begin exploring college options to help your student to discover what he or she is looking for in a college. Registration is free and easy.
Discover how our colleges keep the focus on the student.
Whether it’s NCAA Division II and Division III, our colleges and universities never lose sight of the “student” in “student athlete” and help students maintain a healthy balance between those two competing pursuits. For those students looking for something outside varsity athletics, club sports offer another way for students to compete against different colleges.