January 2020

In the 2017‐18 academic year, our member institutions awarded 9,788 bachelor’s degrees. That’s 30 percent of all bachelor’s degrees in the state, compared to 33 percent at Minnesota State universities and another 33 percent at the University of Minnesota. What’s more, our members awarded a higher share of bachelor’s degrees in several key areas:

  • 45 percent in physical sciences (chemistry, physics, geology and astronomy)
  • 43 percent in foreign languages
  • 38 percent in social sciences
  • 35 percent in health professions

Learn more in our bachelor’s degrees granted report.