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

Learn more in our bachelor’s degrees granted report.