Top Rated Minnesota Public Colleges

The Best Public Colleges in Minnesota for 2021

These are the top ranked public four-year colleges in Minnesota as ranked by CollegeSimply. Leading the rankings for 2021 as the best public college in Minnesota is University of Minnesota Twin Cities. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.


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University of Minnesota Twin Cities
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Minneapolis, MN
University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#25 Best Public Universities in America

  • 50,734enrollment
  • $17,279net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1260-1480SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.75*Avg GPA
University of Minnesota Morris
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Morris, MN
University of Minnesota Morris

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value Colleges in Minnesota

  • 1,552enrollment
  • $11,682net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1260SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA
University of Minnesota Duluth
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Duluth, MN
University of Minnesota Duluth

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Minnesota

  • 11,024enrollment
  • $16,828net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1360SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.43Avg GPA
Winona State University
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Winona, MN
Winona State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Minnesota

  • 7,792enrollment
  • $16,617net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1210SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Minnesota State University Moorhead
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Moorhead, MN
 
Minnesota State University Moorhead

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Minnesota

  • 5,860enrollment
  • $16,589net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 930-1220SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.31*Avg GPA
Minnesota State University Mankato
M
Mankato, MN
Minnesota State University Mankato

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Minnesota

  • 14,374enrollment
  • $14,464net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.27*Avg GPA
Saint Cloud State University
S
Saint Cloud, MN
Saint Cloud State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Minnesota

  • 13,928enrollment
  • $13,594net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 934-1194SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.14Avg GPA
Bemidji State University
B
Bemidji, MN
 
Bemidji State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Minnesota

  • 5,111enrollment
  • $14,945net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA
Southwest Minnesota State University
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Marshall, MN
 
Southwest Minnesota State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in Minnesota

  • 7,167enrollment
  • $14,658net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 907-1087SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.21*Avg GPA