Explore how perseverance and unexpected opportunities shaped the career trajectories of six recent alums.
Discovery — of self, of interests, of direction — is the hallmark of higher education, especially at liberal arts colleges where it’s not only encouraged but woven throughout. And sometimes that path opens up unexpected opportunities and sends students in directions they never knew existed.
Read how small classes, community and affordability lead Jacob to Concordia College.
Taking PSEO courses at the University of Minnesota during high school made Jacob Hanson realize he wanted to find a college that offered smaller class sizes. “I really wanted a community where I could get to know my professors,” said Hanson.
Discover how three colleges are using positive psychology to help students remain resilient in the face of challenges.
The amount of depression and anxiety among students is a growing national concern, not just in high schools but also on college campuses. For these students, feeling optimistic can seem next to impossible at times, but several of our colleges are using prevention-focused efforts to help student learn how. Enter the Happy Hour project.
Learn why employers want liberal arts graduates on staff.
Student who graduate from liberal arts colleges are set to succeed. In fact, 75 percent of our graduates are employed within a year of earning their bachelor’s degree; another 16 percent are pursuing additional education and four percent are doing volunteer service (such as Peace Corps or mission work).
Plan ahead: Order copies of our 2018-19 materials for the upcoming academic year.
We’ll soon begin work on updating our free college resources — including our College Guide, admission posters and the redesigned admission brochure. If you already know what you’ll need from us next fall, then why not pre-order copies now? It will be one less thing for to figure out in the fall when you come back to school, and it will help us plan our print runs.
Register for Minnesota Private College Week and learn about other options if the last week of June doesn’t work for families.
There’s still plenty of time for students and families to register for Minnesota Private College Week, June 25 through 29, to check summer campus visits off their to-do lists. Sessions are held each day from 9:30 to noon and 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on all 17 of our campuses. Please considering sharing the following resources to help them plan their visits: