Minnesota Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution

Cheapest Colleges in Minnesota by In State Tution

Below is a college cost ranking of the 60 colleges in Minnesota with the lowest in state tution. What is the cheapest college in Minnesota? Bethlehem College & Seminary tops the list with a tuition and fee total of $7,244. Note these costs do not include room and board or living expenses.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published price. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tution with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeSimply Best Value Colleges in Minnesota list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

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

List of Minnesota Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution
School Tuition In State
Oak Hills Christian College

Bemidji, MN

Duluth Business University

Dultuh, MN

Concordia University Saint Paul

Saint Paul, MN

Dunwoody College of Technology

Minneapolis, MN

McNally Smith College of Music

Saint Paul, MN

North Central University

Minneapolis, MN

Concordia College at Moorhead

Moorhead, MN

Bethany Lutheran College

Mankato, MN

Crown College

Saint Bonifacius, MN

Northwestern College

Saint Paul, MN

The College of Saint Scholastica

Duluth, MN

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

Winona, MN

Bethel University

Saint Paul, MN

Augsburg College

Minneapolis, MN

Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Minneapolis, MN

Hamline University

Saint Paul, MN

St Catherine University

Saint Paul, MN

University of St Thomas

Saint Paul, MN