Read about out-of-state alums who made Minnesota home after graduation.
More than 10,700 college students come to Minnesota each year to earn a degree at a private college. And many of them stay — sometimes even despite our challenging weather. Take Harry Griffin, who came from Alabama to earn his bachelor’s at The College of St. Scholastica. After graduating last spring, he’s sold on staying here.
Find out how well Minnesota’s higher ed sectors graduate Pell recipients in four years.
Newly release national data shows that our member institutions have the highest share of first-time, full-time Pell Grant recipients graduating in four years compared Minnesota’s public institutions as well as to other states’ publics and nonprofits. Pell grants help low-income students pay for college, and more than one in four students at our colleges receive them.
Encourage students to register or register a group of students (or just yourself).
Students and parents can now register for our annual free visit event. These introductory campus tours and informational meetings often serve as a first step to help students discover just what their looking for in a college — especially if they’re early in the college search.