College Costs in Minnesota

The 2024 Directory of Minnesota Colleges and Prices

Minnesota Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2024

How much does it cost to attend college in Minnesota?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Minnesota was $16,822 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is $1,692 higher than the U.S. average and ranks Minnesota in the middle of the pack as the 15th most expensive state or district to attend college. This is a change of -$265 from the 2019-2020 average of $17,087 and represents a -1.55% annual decline in tuition costs. The list of Minnesota colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

This analysis surveyed tuition data from the 93 colleges and universities in Minnesota, the most popular being University of Minnesota Twin Cities with 38,721 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $13,532. Macalester College is the most expensive in Minnesota with an in-state tuition of $60,288.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.


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University of Minnesota Twin Cities
M
Minneapolis, MN

University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

$13,532 Tuition

#1 Best Public Universities in Minnesota

  • 52,376enrollment
  • $17,729net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1490SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.75Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

University of Minnesota Duluth
M
Duluth, MN

University of Minnesota Duluth

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$12,420 Tuition

#4 Best Public Universities in Minnesota

  • 9,884enrollment
  • $18,211net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1270SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.51Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Saint Cloud State University
S
Saint Cloud, MN

Saint Cloud State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$7,839 Tuition

#5 Best Public Universities in Minnesota

  • 10,774enrollment
  • $13,697net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1250SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

Carleton College
C
Northfield, MN

Carleton College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$59,850 Tuition

#1 Best Value in Minnesota

  • 2,044enrollment
  • $30,843net price
  • 18%acceptance rate
  • 1408-1550SAT range
  • 31-35ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

St Olaf College
S
Northfield, MN

St Olaf College

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

$52,670 Tuition

#3 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

  • 2,988enrollment
  • $27,838net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 1240-1430SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Macalester College
M
Saint Paul, MN

Macalester College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$60,288 Tuition

#2 Best Colleges in Minnesota

  • 2,244enrollment
  • $35,589net price
  • 31%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1515SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.81Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

University of St Thomas
S
Saint Paul, MN

University of St Thomas

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$47,274 Tuition

#4 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

  • 9,336enrollment
  • $31,799net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1380SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Minnesota State University Mankato
M
Mankato, MN

Minnesota State University Mankato

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

$8,072 Tuition

#6 Best Public Universities in Minnesota

  • 14,576enrollment
  • $15,201net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA

Augsburg College
A
Minneapolis, MN

Augsburg College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$40,277 Tuition

#11 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

  • 3,166enrollment
  • $24,306net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1188-1376SAT range
  • 17-24ACT range
  • 3.27Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Hamline University
H
Saint Paul, MN

Hamline University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

$44,428 Tuition

#10 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

  • 2,931enrollment
  • $21,528net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1280SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA

Winona State University
W
Winona, MN

Winona State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$8,100 Tuition

#3 Best Public Universities in Minnesota

  • 6,545enrollment
  • $17,185net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 970-1280SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

University of Minnesota Morris
M
Morris, MN

University of Minnesota Morris

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$12,584 Tuition

#3 Best Value Colleges in Minnesota

  • 1,286enrollment
  • $11,147net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1250SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Gustavus Adolphus College
G
Saint Peter, MN

Gustavus Adolphus College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$49,950 Tuition

 

  • 2,251enrollment
  • $26,701net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.69Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

Dunwoody College of Technology
D
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dunwoody College of Technology

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$21,984 Tuition

 

  • 1,382enrollment
  • $25,881net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.83Avg GPA

Saint Johns University
S
Collegeville, MN

Saint Johns University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$48,990 Tuition

#6 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

  • 1,643enrollment
  • $28,128net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 1085-1240SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.51Avg GPA

Minneapolis Community and Technical College
M
Minneapolis, MN
 

Minneapolis Community and Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$5,087 Tuition

 

  • 5,973enrollment
  • $12,599net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Normandale Community College
N
Bloomington, MN

Normandale Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$5,232 Tuition

 

  • 8,842enrollment
  • $10,487net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 16

Bemidji State University
B
Bemidji, MN
 

Bemidji State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$8,690 Tuition

#8 Best Public Universities in Minnesota

  • 4,279enrollment
  • $14,924net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA