Share our free online resources with parents of middle and high school students.
Our free The Bridge: Parent News e-newsletter provides helpful information on the college planning process for parents of middle and high school students. Published four times a year, it has both general information that parents might find useful as well as details specific to our colleges.
Learn how our student of color and Native American student enrollment has increased over time.
The enrollment of students of color and Native American students continues to increase at our member colleges. In fall 2018, these students accounted for 27 percent of all undergraduate enrollment, an increase of 129 percent compared to fall 2008, when they accounted for only 15 percent of total enrollment. For nine of our member institutions, this population accounted for 20 percent or more of undergraduate enrollment. At seven, they accounted for 30 percent or more.
Learn how engaged faculty 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 before classes even started.
Find how this Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota senior managed the cost of college.
Wisconsin-native Zechariah Kitzhaber was considering both private and public colleges when in high school, but he knew he wanted to go to the college that could make it the most affordable. “I didn’t want to go into debt if I didn’t have to,” Kitzhaber remembered. The financial aid package from the Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota was a pleasant surprise and led him to opt for the Winona institution.
Plan ahead and pre-order copies of our 2019-20 materials for the next academic year.
We’ll be updating our free college resources — including our admission brochure, College Guide and infographic poster— this summer. If you already know what you’ll need, why not order copies now. It will be one less thing for to think about when you come back to school after the summer. Learn more and order.