Each campus has its own personality, and students come from all types of backgrounds. There's a college that's right for you.
We're here to help you navigate the college planning process — whether you're just starting or about ready to apply.
Few students pay full price. Figure out how much you actually might pay — once grants and scholarships are factored in.
Smaller classes make a big difference, and professors will challenge and support you in meeting those challenges.
View our online calendar of group events being held by our colleges.
Aug. – Dec. 2021
The admission directors at Minnesota Private Colleges will host two free informational "virtual breakfasts" for counselors and others who work with students on college planning.
The annual summit gathers male undergraduate students of African descent to build community across campuses, identities, experiences and commonly faced issues.
Nov. 5-6, 2021
Employers are invited to register to attend this event where they can meet and interview students from our 17 private colleges and universities.
Sept. 21 & 23, 2021
Explore summer enrichment programs offered by our colleges.
June 2021 – Aug. 2021
Learn about 2021 undergraduate commencement events at our 17 colleges.
April 30, 2021 - June 12, 2021
Help make college more affordable by speaking up for college aid with Minnesota lawmakers.
Jan. 2021 - April 2021
Feb. 25, 2021
Many of our member colleges present holiday concerts and services — and there's an art sale too.
Nov. 19, 2020 – Dec. 27, 2020
Sign up for virtual panels to learn more about our colleges in a no pressure environment.
July 2020 – Sept. 2020
These introductory visits are a great way to find out what our 17 colleges have to offer. The event will return in June 2022 (after the pandemic).
June 22, 2020 – June 26, 2020
The admission directors at Minnesota Private Colleges will host a free informational breakfast for college access program staff on May 12, 2020 in Bloomington, Minnesota.
May 12, 2020
The admission directors at Minnesota Private Colleges will host a free informational breakfast for counselors on April 22, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
April 22, 2020
Students meet with legislators over four days each spring to advocate for the Minnesota State Grant program.
Feb. 26, 2020 – April 15, 2020
Students and faculty advisors from our colleges present the results of their research and creative scholarship projects in a poster session. Legislators and members of the public are welcome.
March 11, 2020