More than 1,700 international undergraduate students study at our 18 colleges and universities. Our small and medium-sized campuses provide an excellent education in a variety of settings.

Why choose a private institution in Minnesota?

  • Choice: Our 18 institutions offer a large variety of majors and degrees.
  • Quality: Our schools provide high quality education. Students at our smaller residential campuses receive personal attention and have frequent contact with professors.
  • Student life: Students have abundant opportunities to get involved in on- and off-campus activities and organizations.
  • Location: Minnesota — known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes — has natural beauty, four distinct seasons and many recreational and cultural opportunities. Find out more about Minnesota at Explore Minnesota and Wikipedia.
  • Economy: Minnesota is thriving. It is home to 5.7 million people (4 million in the Twin Cities area) and numerous Fortune 500 companies.
  • People: Minnesotans are known for being friendly and welcoming. Students will also interact with people and cultures from around the world.
  • Career: Students have a variety of internship and networking opportunities. The value of a degree from our 17 colleges and universities will help advance graduates’ careers.

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