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Minnesota Business Colleges

69 Colleges
17,382 Yearly Graduations
$67,753 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$29,344 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 17,382 students received a business degree from a college in Minnesota, making it rank #19 in terms of graduations. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $16,938 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $18,083 a year.

An estimated 54% of college students in Minnesota take out loans, with the average loan amount being $7,336 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
2,562 Yearly Degrees
$15,027 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Minnesota - Twin Cities is 52,017, of which 36,061 students are undergraduates and of those, 28,989 are full-time. For undergraduates at UMN Twin Cities, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 70%. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

Approximately 41% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,087 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,800 during the early-career years.

#2

Capella University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
2,115 Yearly Degrees
$14,148 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 38,930 students at Capella University in total, 11,781 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,159 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 32 to 1.

82% of Capella University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,804 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $43,000 during the early-career years.

#3

Walden University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
1,709 Yearly Degrees
$10,534 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Walden University is 49,695, of which 7,662 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,301 are full-time. It takes the average Walden University undergraduate about 4.0 years to complete their degree.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Walden University is $38,800.

#4

University of St Thomas Minnesota

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,109 Yearly Degrees
$47,383 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,792 students at UST MN in total, 6,333 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,126 are full-time. UST MN has a freshman retention rate of 87%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $11,238 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UST MN is $45,400.

#5

Metropolitan State University

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
629 Yearly Degrees
$8,249 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Metropolitan State University is 7,552, of which 6,649 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,882 are full-time. For undergraduates at Metro State, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

About 62% of students who apply get accepted. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 69% are women.

25% of Metro State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,819 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,100 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
570 Yearly Degrees
$8,566 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Minnesota State University - Mankato is 14,761, of which 12,938 students are undergraduates and of those, 10,526 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 67%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Roughly 68% of students at Minnesota State Mankato take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,104 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,200 during the early-career years.

#7

Saint Cloud State University

Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
569 Yearly Degrees
$8,779 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Saint Cloud State University is 11,841, of which 10,187 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,959 are full-time. It takes the average St. Cloud State University undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

About 73% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Roughly 57% of students at St. Cloud State University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,313 a year. St. Cloud State University has a 5.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from St. Cloud State University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
552 Yearly Degrees
$38,280 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,152 students at SMU MN in total, 1,329 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,052 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,445 a year. SMU MN has a 3.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SMU MN is $38,300.

#9

University of Minnesota - Duluth

Duluth, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
484 Yearly Degrees
$13,576 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,301 undergraduates at UMN Duluth, of which 7,943 are full-time, and there are 10,275 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UMN Duluth is 4.5 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 79%. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

63% of UMN Duluth students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,385 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UMN Duluth with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#10

Concordia University, Saint Paul

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
442 Yearly Degrees
$23,400 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,578 undergraduates at Concordia University, Saint Paul, of which 2,393 are full-time, and there are 5,585 students altogether. For undergraduates at Concordia University, Saint Paul, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

About 69% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Approximately 70% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,915 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Concordia University, Saint Paul with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Winona State University

Winona, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
428 Yearly Degrees
$9,780 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Winona State University is 7,106, of which 6,391 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,472 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 75%. Around 29% of accepted students are men, and 71% are women.

Roughly 67% of students at Winona State take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,583 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Winona State is $38,400.

#12

North Hennepin Community College

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
415 Yearly Degrees
$4,596 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,756 students at North Hennepin Community College in total, 1,876 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Approximately 23% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,707 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from North Hennepin Community College is $33,200.

#13

Rasmussen University - Minnesota

St. Cloud, Minnesota
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
360 Yearly Degrees
$13,198 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,927 students at Rasmussen University - Minnesota in total, 3,851 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,770 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Rasmussen University - Minnesota is 4.0 years.

Roughly 78% of students at Rasmussen University - Minnesota take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,294 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,500 during the early-career years.

#14

Bethel University Minnesota

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
334 Yearly Degrees
$39,030 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Bethel University Minnesota is 3,814, of which 2,722 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,313 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Roughly 64% of students at Bethel University Minnesota take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,874 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Bethel University Minnesota is $41,100.

#15

Augsburg University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
322 Yearly Degrees
$40,005 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Augsburg University is 3,346, of which 2,512 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,202 are full-time. For undergraduates at Augsburg, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 73%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Approximately 88% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,436 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Augsburg is $38,200.

Public Public vs. Private
313 Yearly Degrees
$8,980 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Minnesota State University - Moorhead is 5,547, of which 4,445 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,529 are full-time. For undergraduates at MSU Moorhead, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 66%. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Roughly 70% of students at MSU Moorhead take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,354 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MSU Moorhead is $34,400.

#17

Bemidji State University

Bemidji, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
260 Yearly Degrees
$9,076 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Bemidji State University is 4,577, of which 4,165 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,753 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Bemidji State University is 4.5 years.

About 69% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Roughly 66% of students at Bemidji State University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,414 a year. Bemidji State University has a 5.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Bemidji State University is $35,300.

#18

The College of Saint Scholastica

Duluth, Minnesota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
246 Yearly Degrees
$39,410 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,712 students at St. Scholastica in total, 2,244 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,934 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

About 73% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 30% are men and 70% are women.

Approximately 64% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $11,209 a year. St. Scholastica has a 3.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $44,900 during the early-career years.

#19

University of Minnesota - Crookston

Crookston, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
208 Yearly Degrees
$12,014 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,128 full-time undergraduates at UMN Crookston, and 2,530 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UMN Crookston is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 72%. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Roughly 63% of students at UMN Crookston take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,729 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMN Crookston is $37,200.

#19

St Catherine University

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
208 Yearly Degrees
$34,720 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,277 students at St. Kate’s in total, 2,983 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,898 are full-time. It takes the average St. Kate’s undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 76%. Of the accepted students, 0% are men and 100% are women.

Roughly 72% of students at St. Kate’s take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,025 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from St. Kate’s is $42,700.

#21

Southwest Minnesota State University

Marshall, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
194 Yearly Degrees
$9,058 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,259 students at Southwest Minnesota State University in total, 6,846 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,610 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 81%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

66% of Southwest Minnesota State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,558 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Southwest Minnesota State University is $33,100.

#22

Century College

White Bear Lake, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
192 Yearly Degrees
$5,578 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,280 full-time undergraduates at Century College, and 8,203 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Approximately 29% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,379 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,100 during the early-career years.

#23

Hamline University

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
188 Yearly Degrees
$45,145 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,925 undergraduates at Hamline, of which 1,861 are full-time, and there are 3,113 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 69%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Approximately 71% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,265 a year. Hamline has a 3.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Hamline with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#24

Saint Johns University

Collegeville, Minnesota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
167 Yearly Degrees
$48,166 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,569 undergraduates at SJU, of which 1,546 are full-time, and there are 1,668 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at SJU is 4.1 years.

About 81% of students who apply get accepted.

Roughly 64% of students at SJU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,099 a year. SJU has a 1.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $45,200 during the early-career years.

#25

University of Northwestern - St Paul

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
151 Yearly Degrees
$33,200 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Northwestern - St Paul is 3,506, of which 3,363 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,091 are full-time. For undergraduates at Northwestern, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Approximately 64% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $10,421 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Northwestern is $33,900.

Other Minnesota Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Northland Community and Technical College 149
27 Anoka-Ramsey Community College 147
28 Normandale Community College 144
28 Minnesota State Community and Technical College 144
30 Saint Paul College 140
31 St Cloud Technical and Community College 135
32 Minnesota West Community and Technical College 129
33 Dakota County Technical College 119
34 Gustavus Adolphus College 108
35 St Olaf College 92
36 Ridgewater College 91
37 North Central University 88
37 Minneapolis Community and Technical College 88
39 Concordia College at Moorhead 87
40 Hennepin Technical College 86
41 Riverland Community College 76
42 South Central College 74
43 Macalester College 69
44 Crown College 63
45 Rochester Community and Technical College 55
46 Inver Hills Community College 53
47 College of Saint Benedict 51
48 Alexandria Technical & Community College 50
49 University of Minnesota - Morris 47
49 Central Lakes College - Brainerd 47
51 Minnesota State College Southeast 44
52 Lake Superior College 43
53 Bethany Lutheran College 38
54 Anoka Technical College 35
55 Northwest Technical College 33
56 Dunwoody College of Technology 26
57 Carleton College 24
58 Pine Technical & Community College 19
59 Mesabi Range College 13
60 Minneapolis College of Art and Design 12
61 Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College 10
62 Leech Lake Tribal College 9
63 Itasca Community College 8
64 Vermilion Community College 5
65 Herzing University - Minneapolis 2
66 Academy College 1
66 Oak Hills Christian College 1
68 Hibbing Community College 0
68 Rainy River Community College 0

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