The Best Minnesota Colleges

List of Colleges and Universities in Minnesota

There are 93 colleges and universities in Minnesota enrolling 195,291 full time students in the state's institutions of higher education. Explore the list of top colleges in Minnesota below to get your college search started. The CollegeSimply rankings and listings are objective and data focused to help you find the good colleges. Whether you're searching for a public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Minnesota offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

For a more local search, filter by zip code or find colleges around Minneapolis or St. Paul.

The best college in Minnesota is Carleton College and the top public state college is University of Minnesota Twin Cities.

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    • SAT Range 1350/1530
    • ACT Range 31/34
    • Average HS GPA 3.9*
    • Students: 2,097
    • Tuition:$54,759
      Admissions Standards  Exceptionally High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 20%
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    Carleton College

    • SAT Range 1310/1500
    • ACT Range 29/33
    • Average HS GPA 3.81*
    • Students: 2,174
    • Tuition:$54,344
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 41%
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    Macalester College

    • SAT Range 1190/1410
    • ACT Range 25/32
    • Average HS GPA 3.62
    • Students: 3,048
    • Tuition:$47,840
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 50%
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    St Olaf College

    • SAT Range 1270/1480
    • ACT Range 26/31
    • Average HS GPA 3.75*
    • Students: 50,734
    • Tuition:$14,760
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 52%
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    University of Minnesota Twin Cities

    • SAT Range 1080/1370
    • ACT Range 21/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.62
    • Students: 2,129
    • Tuition:$39,878
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 61%
    • SAT Range 1030/1290
    • ACT Range 22/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.51
    • Students: 3,692
    • Tuition:$37,300
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 71%
    • SAT Range 1130/1380
    • ACT Range 24/29
    • Average HS GPA 3.55
    • Students: 10,035
    • Tuition:$42,736
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 80%
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    University of St Thomas

    • SAT Range 1080/1350
    • ACT Range 22/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.62
    • Students: 1,552
    • Tuition:$13,314
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 63%
    • SAT Range 1060/1280
    • ACT Range 20/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.48
    • Students: 3,526
    • Tuition:$41,290
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 67%
    • SAT Range 1010/1280
    • ACT Range 22/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.51
    • Students: 1,777
    • Tuition:$44,990
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 80%
    • SAT Range 1030/1220
    • ACT Range 19/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.13
    • Students: 854
    • Tuition:$39,120
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 63%
    • SAT Range 1050/1270
    • ACT Range 20/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.49
    • Students: 4,043
    • Tuition:$37,212
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 66%
    • SAT Range 1170/1320
    • ACT Range 19/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.27*
    • Students: 3,419
    • Tuition:$38,800
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 69%
    • SAT Range 1000/1200
    • ACT Range 22/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.67
    • Students: 1,782
    • Tuition:$45,264
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 83%
    • SAT Range 1120/1260
    • ACT Range 19/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.61
    • Students: 4,859
    • Tuition:$39,554
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 73%
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    St Catherine University

    • SAT Range 1120/1340
    • ACT Range 21/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.43
    • Students: 11,024
    • Tuition:$13,366
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 74%
    • SAT Range 1080/1250
    • ACT Range 21/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.49
    • Students: 972
    • Tuition:$15,410
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 89%
    • SAT Range 1050/1250
    • ACT Range 21/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.51
    • Students: 3,623
    • Tuition:$31,540
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 93%
    • SAT Range 900/1160
    • ACT Range 18/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.36
    • Students: 1,510
    • Tuition:$26,200
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 55%
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    Crown College

    • SAT Range 1030/1240
    • ACT Range 20/26
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 5,560
    • Tuition:$35,110
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 91%
    • SAT Range 920/1190
    • ACT Range 20/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.31*
    • Students: 5,860
    • Tuition:$8,496
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 60%
    • SAT Range 1000/1190
    • ACT Range 20/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.3
    • Students: 7,792
    • Tuition:$9,425
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 66%
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    Winona State University

    • SAT Range 1050/1190
    • ACT Range 19/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.33
    • Students: 739
    • Tuition:$27,780
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 78%
    • SAT Range 1000/1180
    • ACT Range 19/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.16
    • Students: 2,810
    • Tuition:$11,822
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 66%
    • SAT Range 960/1240
    • ACT Range 18/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.14
    • Students: 13,928
    • Tuition:$8,265
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 86%
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    Saint Cloud State University