Find out how our rates compare to the state's public universities.
At 66 percent, our four-year graduation rate is the highest in the Midwest and higher than the University of Minnesota (53 percent) and Minnesota State universities (23 percent) systems. Nationally, our graduation rate ranks third.
Among those students who start at and graduate from our colleges, nine out of 10 complete their degree in four years or less. That compares to seven out of 10 at the University of Minnesota and five out of 10 at Minnesota State universities.
Learn how tuition pricing at private colleges works to provide a high-quality experience to families of all means.
At Minnesota's private colleges, students receive an education of exceptional value, as recognized by the more than 40,000 students who choose to enroll in our colleges and demonstrated by our hundreds of thousands of successful graduates. The economic returns of higher education are unequivocally clear, in the form of more stable employment, wider professional opportunities and higher average lifetime earnings. But today few personal or family financial decisions are as significant as the investment in a college education.
Commend our newest graduates by enjoying a slideshow of commencement photos from all our member colleges.
Commencements have wrapped up at our member college for another academic year, but we asked our 17 members colleges to share a photo or two of their favorite moments from the big day. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do. And to all our graduates — well done! (Click here if you can’t see the gallery.)
Discover how career development offices at St. Scholastica and St. Kate's help students cultivate meaningful careers.
We sat down with two career development professionals to talk about how students can start developing a meaningful career while in college. Andrea Chartier is a career counselor at The College of St. Scholastica and Tina Wagner is the director of career development at St. Catherine University. Both spoke at the spring Student Success Forum, which is held for interested staff at member institutions.
Learn what advice recent grads from three of our colleges have for members of next year’s graduating class.
For many students senior year is a unique part of their college journey. It’s often filled with accomplishments, unknowns and life transitions. We asked a few newly graduated seniors to give some advice to the next graduating class.
Still time to register for late-June college visits High school students and their parents are welcome to register for college visits during Minnesota Private College Week, which runs June 25-29. Two sessions are held twice daily at all our member institutions.