Our institutions awarded 46 percent of all master's degrees in the state in 2020-21. In comparison, the University of Minnesota awarded 30 percent and Minnesota State universities 19 percent.
Share of master’s degrees awarded by Minnesota Private Colleges
Share of master’s degrees awarded by the University of Minnesota
Share of master’s degrees awarded by Minnesota State universities
For students of color and Native American students, that number is even higher, with 49 percent earning a master’s degree at our institutions, compared to 31 percent at the University of Minnesota, and 16 percent at Minnesota State universities.