April, 2019

The median family income for FAFSA-filing Minnesota students at our colleges falls within a similar range as the state’s public universities. (“Median” means that half have higher incomes and half have incomes lower than the amounts shown.)

  • $87,300 at the University of Minnesota
  • $83,400 at Minnesota Private Colleges*
  • $62,800 at Minnesota State universities

This can be broken down even further into three general income categories:

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Source: Minnesota State Grant End-of-Year Statistics Fiscal Year 2018 report, Minnesota Office of Higher Education
Note: Uses adjusted gross income, includes only Minnesota residents who file a FAFSA
*The Minnesota Private College Council’s 17 member institutions