The Best Minneapolis Colleges

Minneapolis, Minnesota area Colleges

There are 11 ranked colleges within the Minneapolis city limits and 49 colleges within a 50 mile radius. Area colleges collectively enroll a total of 211,375 students. If you're looking for a large school, University of Minnesota Twin Cities enrolls the most students with 140 currently taking classes. In terms of affordability, North Hennepin Community College offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the Minneapolis area at $4,080 per year.

The top rated college in the area is Carleton College in Northfield which is ranked #37 in the nation by CollegeSimply.

Also explore Minneapolis area public, private, four year, public four year, community and junior colleges.

The Minneapolis area is home to popular nationally ranked institutions like Carleton College, Macalester College, University of Minnesota Twin Cities and St Olaf College.


49 results

Carleton College
C
Northfield, MN
Carleton College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Value in Minnesota

  • 1,940enrollment
  • $30,843net price
  • 21%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1520SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

35 miles from Minneapolis

Macalester College
M
Saint Paul, MN
Macalester College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Minnesota

  • 2,049enrollment
  • $35,589net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1450SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.81Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

5 miles from Minneapolis

University of Minnesota Twin Cities
M
Minneapolis, MN
University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Minnesota

  • 52,017enrollment
  • $17,729net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1460SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.75Estimated Avg GPA

2 miles from Minneapolis

St Olaf College
S
Northfield, MN
St Olaf College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

  • 2,953enrollment
  • $27,838net price
  • 51%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1390SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

35 miles from Minneapolis

University of St Thomas
S
Saint Paul, MN
University of St Thomas

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

  • 9,792enrollment
  • $31,799net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1340SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA

4 miles from Minneapolis

Bethel University
B
Saint Paul, MN
Bethel University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

  • 3,814enrollment
  • $29,107net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1338SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

8 miles from Minneapolis

St Catherine University
S
Saint Paul, MN
St Catherine University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#3 Best Value Colleges in Minnesota

  • 4,277enrollment
  • $18,912net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1240SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 30

5 miles from Minneapolis

Hamline University
H
Saint Paul, MN
Hamline University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

  • 3,113enrollment
  • $21,528net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 995-1225SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

5 miles from Minneapolis

Augsburg College
A
Minneapolis, MN
Augsburg College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

  • 3,346enrollment
  • $24,306net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 905-1208SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

1 miles from Minneapolis

University of Wisconsin River Falls
W
River Falls, WI
University of Wisconsin River Falls

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Wisconsin

  • 5,855enrollment
  • $13,633net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.45Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

32 miles from Minneapolis

Crown College
C
Saint Bonifacius, MN
Crown College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

  • 1,485enrollment
  • $25,977net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 960-1150SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.22Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 15

24 miles from Minneapolis

North Central University
N
Minneapolis, MN
North Central University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

  • 1,062enrollment
  • $22,259net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 950-1148SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

1 miles from Minneapolis

Academy College
A
Minneapolis, MN
 
Academy College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 95enrollment
  • $17,898net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

7 miles from Minneapolis

Anoka Technical College
A
Anoka, MN
 
Anoka Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,683enrollment
  • $13,362net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

19 miles from Minneapolis

Anoka Ramsey Community College
A
Coon Rapids, MN
 
Anoka Ramsey Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,482enrollment
  • $11,982net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

15 miles from Minneapolis

Concordia University Saint Paul
C
Saint Paul, MN
 
Concordia University Saint Paul

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 5,585enrollment
  • $16,521net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.23Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

6 miles from Minneapolis

Dakota County Technical College
D
Rosemount, MN
 
Dakota County Technical College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 2,319enrollment
  • $10,567net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

18 miles from Minneapolis

Globe University Woodbury
G
Woodbury, MN
 
Globe University Woodbury

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 547enrollment
  • $19,582net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

16 miles from Minneapolis