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Best Minnesota State Colleges Tuition Comparison

In Minnesota State, there are 150 colleges and universities - 43 public and 107 private schools. Among them 141 schools have undergraduate programs and 46 schools offers graduate programs. You can list all Minnesota schools and analyze Minnesota tuition statistics for those schools. Belwo we introduce best colleges in Minnesota State where Carleton College is ranked top and Macalester College is positioned on second place.

Next table shows general academic characteristics of the best minnesota state schools. You can see the full information of each school by following link on the school's name.
Table. Minnesota State College Overview
NameLocationTypeAcceptance RatesPopulation
Carleton College Northfield, MN Private not-for-profit, Four or more years 21% 2,014
Macalester College Saint Paul, MN Private not-for-profit, Four or more years 34% 2,172
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN Public, Four or more years 44% 50,678
St Olaf College Northfield, MN Private not-for-profit, Four or more years 59% 3,046
University of St Thomas Saint Paul, MN Private not-for-profit, Four or more years 86% 10,148
Gustavus Adolphus College Saint Peter, MN Private not-for-profit, Four or more years 63% 2,379
Saint Johns University Collegeville, MN Private not-for-profit, Four or more years 75% 1,869

Best Minnesota State Tuition Comparison

Below, we summarize and compare the tuition and other costs at best Minnesota State colleges. Tuition is an amount of money charged to students for instructional services. Tuition may be charged per term, per course, or per credit. In-state tuition rate applies to students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements and out-of-tuition rate is for students who do not meet the ins-state residency requirements. The required fee is a fixed sum charged to students for items not covered by tuition. The book and supplies is the estimated average cost of books and supplies for a typical student for an entire academic year (or program).

You can see more comprehensive tuition comparison between the best Minnesota State schools at best Minnesota State schools tuition comparing page.

Tuition and Fees - Undergraduate

Next table summarizes the 2015 undergraduate tuition and fees between the schools.
Table. Best Minnesota State - Undergraduate Tuition and Fees
In-StateOut-Of-State
Tuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesTuition & FeesBooks & Supplies
Carleton College $47,460$794 $47,460$794
Macalester College $46,974$1,096 $46,974$1,096
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities $12,240$1,000 $20,660$1,000
St Olaf College $41,700$1,000 $41,700$1,000
University of St Thomas $37,264$1,000 $37,264$1,000
Gustavus Adolphus College $39,930$900 $39,930$900
Saint Johns University $39,530$1,000 $39,530$1,000

Tuition and Fees - Graduate

Next table summarizes graduate tuition and fees charged to students who holds a bachelor's or first-professional degree, or equivalent, and is taking courses at the post-baccalaureate level. These students may or may not be enrolled in graduate programs.
Table. Best Minnesota State - Graduate School Tuition and Fees
In-StateOut-Of-State
Tuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesTuition & FeesBooks & Supplies
Carleton College -$794 -$794
Macalester College -$1,096 -$1,096
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities $17,289$1,000 $25,953$1,000
St Olaf College -$1,000 -$1,000
University of St Thomas $32,200$1,000 $32,200$1,000
Gustavus Adolphus College -$900 -$900
Saint Johns University $15,740$1,000 $15,740$1,000

Living Cost

Next table shows the living costs including room & board charge and other expenses. Room charge is for an academic year for rooming accommodations for a typical student sharing a room with one other student and board charge is for meals, for a specified number of meals per week. Other expenses include the money (estimated by the financial aid office) needed by a student to cover expenses such as laundry, transportation, entertainment, and furnishings.
Table. Best Minnesota State - Living Costs
On CampusOff Campus
(without family)
Off Campus
(with family)
Room and BoardOther ExpensesRoom and BoardOther ExpensesOther Expenses
Carleton College $12,366$1,569 -- -
Macalester College $10,496$956 -- -
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities $9,314$2,200 $9,314$2,200 $2,200
St Olaf College $9,500$900 $9,500$900 $900
University of St Thomas $9,420$2,760 $8,549$2,760 $2,760
Gustavus Adolphus College $9,110$1,130 $9,110$1,130 $1,130
Saint Johns University $9,604$1,400 $9,604$1,400 $1,400

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