Minnesota Colleges Ranked by Highest GPA

List of Colleges by GPA

Below is a list of the 39 colleges in Minnesota with the highest average high school GPA for incoming freshmen. Carleton College tops the list with an average reported GPA of 3.9. Note that not all colleges report GPA for their incoming class. Those with asterisk(*) denote a predicted GPA by the CollegeSimply AI algorithm.

GPA Data is reported by participating colleges to Wintergreen Orchard House and is reproduced under license.

List of Minnesota Colleges Ranked by Highest GPA
School Average GPA
Carleton College

Estimated GPA

Northfield, MN

3.9*
Macalester College

Estimated GPA

Saint Paul, MN

3.81*
University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Estimated GPA

Minneapolis, MN

3.75*
St Olaf College

Northfield, MN

3.68 
Gustavus Adolphus College

Saint Peter, MN

3.66 
University of St Thomas

Saint Paul, MN

3.63 
St Catherine University

Saint Paul, MN

3.62 
Martin Luther College

New Ulm, MN

3.61 
Bethel University

Saint Paul, MN

3.6 
University of Minnesota Morris

Morris, MN

3.6 
Northwestern College

Saint Paul, MN

3.6 
Concordia College at Moorhead

Moorhead, MN

3.58 
College of Saint Benedict

Saint Joseph, MN

3.57 
University of Minnesota Duluth

Duluth, MN

3.53 
Saint Johns University

Collegeville, MN

3.5 
The College of Saint Scholastica

Duluth, MN

3.5 
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

Weighted GPA

Winona, MN

3.49 
Hamline University

Saint Paul, MN

3.48