December 2019

Ever wonder how big a collective impact our 17 member colleges have on the state? Consider this:

  • The combined employment of Minnesota Private Colleges would rank as the 13th largest employer in the state, totaling 13,948 employees.
  • Looking only at non-governmental employers, we would rank 9th.
  • Our institutional expenditures are $1.57 billion a year.
  • Our payroll expenditures are $894 million a year.
  • $222,700 of voluntary contributions are made to local governments annually.
  • 300,000 alumni live in the state.
  • 56,100 undergraduate and graduate students attend our colleges.

View or download our Local Economic Activities report for more details.