May 2017

While students at the 17 institutions that are members of the Minnesota Private College Council (MPCC) make up 29 percent of all baccalaureate graduates in the state, they benefit from a small share — just 3 percent — of public spending on higher education. It would cost the state of Minnesota more than $350 million each year in additional institutional subsidies if private colleges didn’t exist and our students enrolled instead in public institutions.

Minnesota higher education spending fiscal year 2016