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Minnesota Business Colleges

69 Colleges
17,382 Yearly Graduations
$66,106 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$29,153 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 $16,527 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $17,662 a year.

An estimated 59% of college students in Minnesota take out loans, with the average loan amount being $7,288 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

There are 51,327 students at UMN Twin Cities in total, 35,165 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 29,939 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at UMN Twin Cities. The freshman retention rate is 93%.

About 50% of students who apply get accepted. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Roughly 46% of students at UMN Twin Cities take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,797 a year. UMN Twin Cities has a 2.2% 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 $41,800 during the early-career years.

#2

Capella University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
2,115 Yearly Degrees
$14,540 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Capella University is 37,859, of which 10,503 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,758 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 50% of students at Capella University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,839 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.8% 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
$10,766 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 48,420 students at Walden University in total, 7,016 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 827 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 100% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,333 a year. Walden University has a 6.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Walden University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#4

University of St Thomas Minnesota

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,109 Yearly Degrees
$45,780 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of St Thomas Minnesota is 9,824, of which 6,355 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,137 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 84%. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

55% of UST MN students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $10,080 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from UST MN with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $45,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

Metropolitan State University

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
629 Yearly Degrees
$8,114 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,770 undergraduates at Metro State, of which 2,999 are full-time, and there are 7,592 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

About 56% of students who apply get accepted. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

Approximately 39% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,833 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.0% 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
$8,438 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,490 undergraduates at Minnesota State Mankato, of which 10,413 are full-time, and there are 14,325 students altogether. It takes the average Minnesota State Mankato undergraduate about 5.5 years to complete their degree.

About 61% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

Roughly 63% of students at Minnesota State Mankato take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,396 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Minnesota State Mankato is $37,200.

#7

Saint Cloud State University

Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
569 Yearly Degrees
$8,656 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Saint Cloud State University is 13,049, of which 11,346 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,977 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

61% of St. Cloud State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,910 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,200 during the early-career years.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
552 Yearly Degrees
$36,670 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,548 students at SMU MN in total, 1,467 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,132 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Approximately 66% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,444 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 SMU MN is $38,300.

#9

University of Minnesota - Duluth

Duluth, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
484 Yearly Degrees
$13,680 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,858 students at UMN Duluth in total, 9,847 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 8,535 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

About 77% of students who apply get accepted. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

Roughly 64% of students at UMN Duluth take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,970 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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
$22,800 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,125 undergraduates at Concordia University, Saint Paul, of which 1,786 are full-time, and there are 5,137 students altogether. For undergraduates at Concordia University, Saint Paul, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

About 55% of students who apply get accepted. Around 49% of accepted students are men, and 51% are women.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,118 a year. Concordia University, Saint Paul has a 5.9% 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 $39,100 during the early-career years.

#11

Winona State University

Winona, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
428 Yearly Degrees
$9,666 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Winona State University is 7,605, of which 6,978 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,125 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Winona State is 5.4 years.

About 66% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

Roughly 69% of students at Winona State take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,337 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.5% 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
$4,566 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,198 students at North Hennepin Community College in total, 1,976 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Approximately 30% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,213 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from North Hennepin Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Rasmussen University - Minnesota

St. Cloud, Minnesota
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
360 Yearly Degrees
$10,935 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,922 undergraduates at Rasmussen University - Minnesota, of which 1,904 are full-time, and there are 3,971 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Rasmussen University - Minnesota is 4.2 years.

Approximately 73% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,521 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Rasmussen University - Minnesota with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Bethel University Minnesota

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
334 Yearly Degrees
$38,460 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,005 students at Bethel University Minnesota in total, 2,799 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,327 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

71% of Bethel University Minnesota students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,558 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Bethel University Minnesota with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $41,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

Augsburg University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
322 Yearly Degrees
$39,955 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,512 undergraduates at Augsburg, of which 2,178 are full-time, and there are 3,425 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Augsburg is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 65%. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

86% of Augsburg students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,497 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 Augsburg is $38,200.

Public Public vs. Private
313 Yearly Degrees
$8,954 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Minnesota State University - Moorhead is 5,747, of which 4,673 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,787 are full-time. For undergraduates at MSU Moorhead, the average graduation time is 5.4 years.

About 60% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,141 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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
$8,940 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,490 undergraduates at Bemidji State University, of which 3,058 are full-time, and there are 4,897 students altogether. For undergraduates at Bemidji State University, the average graduation time is 5.3 years.

About 66% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Roughly 69% of students at Bemidji State University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,763 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Bemidji State University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#18

The College of Saint Scholastica

Duluth, Minnesota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
246 Yearly Degrees
$38,282 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at The College of Saint Scholastica is 3,906, of which 2,481 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,062 are full-time. For undergraduates at St. Scholastica, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 68%. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 69% are women.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $11,395 a year. St. Scholastica has a 2.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from St. Scholastica with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $44,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#19

University of Minnesota - Crookston

Crookston, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
208 Yearly Degrees
$12,116 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,768 students at UMN Crookston in total, 1,192 are full-time undergraduates. 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 69%. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

61% of UMN Crookston students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,616 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.3% 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.

#19

St Catherine University

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
208 Yearly Degrees
$33,216 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at St Catherine University is 4,401, of which 3,153 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,004 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at St. Kate’s is 4.3 years.

About 70% of students who apply get accepted. Around 0% of accepted students are men, and 100% are women.

72% of St. Kate’s students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,413 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,700 during the early-career years.

#21

Southwest Minnesota State University

Marshall, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
194 Yearly Degrees
$8,874 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,058 students at Southwest Minnesota State University in total, 6,636 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,662 are full-time. It takes the average Southwest Minnesota State University undergraduate about 5.3 years to complete their degree.

About 62% of students who apply get accepted. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

Approximately 65% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,985 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

#22

Century College - White Bear Lake

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

The total student population at Century College - White Bear Lake is 8,695, which includes 3,465 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

32% of Century College - White Bear Lake students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,778 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.2% 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
$43,464 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,404 students at Hamline in total, 2,088 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,008 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

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

Roughly 70% of students at Hamline take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,726 a year. Hamline has a 3.4% 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
$46,546 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Saint Johns University is 1,727, of which 1,629 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,604 are full-time. SJU has a freshman retention rate of 88%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 80%.

Approximately 68% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,449 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SJU is $45,200.

#25

University of Northwestern - St Paul

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
151 Yearly Degrees
$32,210 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,525 students at Northwestern in total, 3,376 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,073 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Around 93% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Roughly 67% of students at Northwestern take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,096 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Northwestern with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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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