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Learn how our private colleges compare to the publics in the percent of women who earned a bachelor’s degree in a STEM discipline.
Our 17 member institutions awarded a larger proportion of bachelor’s degrees than the publics do in several key areas of study.
Students of color account for 21 percent of all undergraduate students at our colleges, and this year’s incoming first-year students were even more diverse.
Students at our 17 member colleges receive financial aid from a number of sources, but grant aid make up a significant part of it.
The Minnesota State Grant program helps students across the state at public and private institutions, whether they are earning associate or bachelor’s degrees.
Transfer students accounted for 24% of our undergraduate enrollment in fall 2015.
We award 45% of all baccalaureate nursing degrees in the state. Other health care-focused degrees are popular as well.
Discover how our four-year completion rate is the best in the state.
A survey of the class of 2014 reveals that what they're doing within one year of graduation.
In the 2015-16 academic year, our members enrolled more international students as first-year undergrads than either the U of M campuses or the MnSCU state universities.
Explore what our college grads studied and pursued with some tasty bite-sized facts.
Minnesota private college alums add to the quality of the state’s workforce and tax base.
The median family income for FAFSA-filing Minnesota students at our private nonprofit colleges isn't all that different from Minnesota's public universities.
The four-year graduate rate for students of color at the Council’s 17 member institutions is significantly higher than either the University of Minnesota or MnSCU.
The Council's 17 member institutions attract more out-of-state undergrads to Minnesota than either the U of M or MnSCU.
New data analysis highlights how our colleges increase the odds of meeting that four-year goal.
Enrollment in four-year baccalaureate institutions has been steadier over the last decade — particularly at Minnesota Private College Council institutions and at the University of Minnesota.
The median cumulative debt for Minnesota bachelor’s degree recipients who borrowed from all sectors was $27,296 in 2014.
Minnesota continued its trend of being a “net exporter” of undergraduate students in the 2014-15 academic year.
Changes made by the 2015 legislature and approved by Governor Dayton will expand by the Minnesota State Grant program by more than $80 million.
In the 2012-13 academic year, our 17 member institutions awarded more than $523 million in institutional aid.
The mix of family incomes at our private nonprofit colleges is very similar to those for the University of Minnesota system and MnSCU state universities.
Minnesota’s private colleges award more master’s degrees than the U of M or MnSCU.
Students attending one of our 17 member colleges make up 29% of all baccalaureate graduates, but receive just 3% of the state's higher education budget.
More than 19 percent of all undergraduate students enrolled at Minnesota’s private colleges were students of color in fall 2014.
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