September 2017

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 50 percent of families have higher incomes and 50 percent have incomes lower than the amounts shown below.)

median family income for FAFSA-filing MN students

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

FAFSA-filing MN students by family income

Source: Minnesota State Grant End-of-Year Statistics Fiscal Year 2016 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