Top Minnesota Colleges

According to the 2010 Forbes list of public and private colleges and universities, the following are the top ranked Colleges in Minnesota.

The rankings were based on the following criteria, along with the percentage of importance to the overall score:

  • Postgraduate Success (30%)
  • Student Satisfaction (27.5%)
  • Student Debt (17.5%)
  • Four-year Graduation Rate (17.5%)
  • Competitive Awards (7.5%)
Forbes
Rank
School Name, Location
Cost
(tuition + dorm)
Total Student
Population
21 Carleton College, Northfield, MN 50,000 1,983
55 Macalester College, St. Paul, MN 46,730 1,900
98 Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN 39,760 2,503
111 St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN 44,000 3,073
143 University of Minnesota, Morris, MN 19,116 1,607
261 Saint John's University, Collegeville, MN 37,616 2,063
262 Hamline University, St. Paul, MN 37,786 4,876
280 Northwestern College, St. Paul, MN 32,290 3,023
288 Concordia College, Moorhead, MN 33,090 2,823
375 College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph, MN 38,227 2,110
412 University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN 38,800 10,963
418 University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 25,144 51,140
424 Bethel University, St. Paul, MN 36,440 4,332
457 St. Mary's, Winona, MN 33,000 5,611
578 St. Catherine University, St. Paul, MN 37,304 5,201
595 Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN 21,400 14,621
605 St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN 22,328 17,430

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