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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.
Read how Elaine Eschenbacher shifted from civic and community engagement work at one university to help higher education institutions around the Minnesota.
Learn more about the need-based program and how the Minnesota Private College Council is lifting up students’ needs and asking for increased funding.
Find out how St. Olaf alumna Susan Brower ’93 uses data to influence policy and communicate findings on population changes in this month’s campus news spotlight.
Learn which Minnesota students are benefiting from this state need-based grant.
Short news items from the Council
A few articles we think are worth reading
Learn how the Moorhead native and Concordia College senior is making college work financially as well as how she's adjusted to the impact of COVID.
Explore excerpts of five alumni who transformed challenges or ran with opportunities to build careers they're passionate about.
Discover how Associate Professor Ellen Block's COVID study taught her students vital qualitative research skills in this month’s campus news spotlight.
Learn the median earnings of our graduates working in Minnesota make five years after graduation.
We've expanded and reorganized the information on the site to made it easier for you to find what you want more quickly.
Watch and share the Council’s new two-minute video that shares the benefits of attending our 17 private colleges and universities.
Check out our holiday event list to find virtual events, newly recorded performances and recordings of performances from prior years.