Colleges Near Rochester

Colleges and universities near me in the Rochester, Minnesota area

There are 4 colleges in Rochester and 75 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 316,163 students.

Located in Minnesota with a population of 106,769, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Rochester. Driving time to these schools from Rochester should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Carleton College in Northfield. The largest college in the area is University of Minnesota Twin Cities enrolling 52,017 students.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Rochester.


75 results

Crossroads College
C
Rochester, MN
 
Crossroads College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 96enrollment
  • $18,320net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Rochester

University of Minnesota Rochester
M
Rochester, MN
 
University of Minnesota Rochester

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 632enrollment
  • $15,469net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1058-1331SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Rochester

Rochester Community and Technical College
R
Rochester, MN
 
Rochester Community and Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,115enrollment
  • $14,210net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Rochester

Minnesota School of Business Rochester
M
Rochester, MN
 
Minnesota School of Business Rochester

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 126enrollment
  • $18,956net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Rochester

Riverland Community College
R
Austin, MN
 
Riverland Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,494enrollment
  • $9,032net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.81Avg GPA

35 miles from Rochester

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
S
Winona, MN
 
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,152enrollment
  • $22,021net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.49Avg Weighted GPA

39 miles from Rochester

Winona State University
W
Winona, MN
Winona State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Minnesota

  • 7,106enrollment
  • $17,185net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 960-1130SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA

41 miles from Rochester

Minnesota State College Southeast Technical
M
Winona, MN
 
Minnesota State College Southeast Technical

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,912enrollment
  • $12,941net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.74Avg GPA

43 miles from Rochester

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

46 miles from Rochester

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

47 miles from Rochester

Luther College
L
Decorah, IA
Luther College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,802enrollment
  • $25,291net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1280SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

59 miles from Rochester

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

58 miles from Rochester

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

58 miles from Rochester

Minnesota School of Business Lakeville
M
Lakeville, MN
 
Minnesota School of Business Lakeville

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 140enrollment
  • $18,889net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

62 miles from Rochester

Inver Hills Community College
I
Inver Grove Heights, MN
 
Inver Hills Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,071enrollment
  • $10,699net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

63 miles from Rochester

Viterbo University
V
La Crosse, WI
Viterbo University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 2,516enrollment
  • $21,095net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1170SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.54Avg Weighted GPA

63 miles from Rochester

Western Technical College
W
La Crosse, WI
 
Western Technical College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 4,240enrollment
  • $9,188net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

63 miles from Rochester

University of Wisconsin La Crosse
W
La Crosse, WI
University of Wisconsin La Crosse

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Wisconsin

  • 10,531enrollment
  • $12,302net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 22-26ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

64 miles from Rochester

FAQ's

The closest community college is Rochester Community and Technical College and is 2.7 miles from Rochester. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Rochester Community and Technical College are $5,252 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Rochester Community and Technical College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.