See recent projects and read how they come together — without state funding.
Buildings and facilities are an important part of the identity of college campuses — former students vividly remember their dorms or where their favorite classes were held. But how and why do these spaces get built? And who pays for them?
Explore the varied benefits that students gain from studying abroad or here in the U.S.
Minnesota private colleges offer many opportunities for students to study abroad — or off-campus — and although the location of these experiences differ, the chance to engage with difference is always at their core.
“An off-campus experience is a chance to learn about another place in-depth, everything from food and customs to cultural norms,” said Jodi Malmgren, director of international and off campus studies at St. Olaf College. “Those cultural learning experiences can be significant even if you’re in the U.S.”
Schedule your own campus visits Although the larger fall campus visit events are beginning to wrap up, families always have the option to schedule individual visits.
First-year enrollment increases This fall 8,955 first-year students enrolled at Minnesota Private Colleges. The number of students in the class of ’22 is 4 percent larger than it was the previous year.
Learn how increases in institutional grants at our private colleges have outpaced the growth in state and federal grants.
Increases in institutional grants at Minnesota Private Colleges have vastly outpaced growth in state and federal grants. Institutional grants increased by 131 percent between 2006-07 and 2015-16, compared to 71 percent for federal grants and 42 percent for state grants.
Fall campus visits There’s still time for prospective students to plan fall campus visits. Follow the link to our schedule fall visit events.
2018-19 Transfer Guide available This handy reference for counselors and students alike offers campus-specific information about the transfer requirements at our 17 colleges and universities. View or download a free copy today.
Learn how our private colleges compare to the publics in the percent of women who earned a bachelor’s degree in a STEM discipline.
In 2016-17, women earned 47 percent of bachelor’s degrees in STEM disciplines at our institutions. That’s compared to 36 percent at the University of Minnesota and 31 percent at Minnesota State universities.