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Minnesota Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2019

How much does it cost to attend public college in Minnesota?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in Minnesota was $9,178 for the 2017-2018 academic year. This is a change of $245 from the 2015-2016 average of $8,933 and represents a 2.74% annual increase. The list of Minnesota public colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Public schools are partially funded by the taxpayers of Minnesota and usually offer lower tuition to in-state residents.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 42 public colleges and universities in Minnesota, the most popular being University of Minnesota Twin Cities with 39,302 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $12,800. University of Minnesota Twin Cities is the most expensive public school in Minnesota with an in-state tuition of $12,800.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Minnesota colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Minnesota or cheap Minnesota colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Explore Minnesota Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Alexandria Technical & Community College
Alexandria, 1,327 Students
$4,816 - -
Anoka Technical College
Anoka, 832 Students
$5,009 - -
Anoka Ramsey Community College
Coon Rapids, 3,392 Students
$4,349 - -
Bemidji State University
Bemidji, 3,499 Students
$7,630 43 69
Central Lakes College Brainerd
Brainerd, 1,568 Students
$4,773 - -
Century Community and Technical College
White Bear Lake, 3,577 Students
$4,817 - -
Dakota County Technical College
Rosemount, 1,272 Students
$5,069 - -
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College
Cloquet, 671 Students
$4,768 - -
Hennepin Technical College
Brooklyn Park, 1,901 Students
$4,700 - -
Hibbing Community College A Technical and Community College
Hibbing, 749 Students
$4,729 - -
Inver Hills Community College
Inver Grove Heights, 1,842 Students
$4,769 - -
Itasca Community College
Grand Rapids, 738 Students
$4,729 - -
Lake Superior College
Duluth, 1,745 Students
$4,417 - -
Mesabi Range Community and Technical College
Virginia, 618 Students
$4,729 - -
Metropolitan State University
Saint Paul, 3,052 Students
$6,826 - -
Minneapolis Community and Technical College
Minneapolis, 2,638 Students
$4,658 - -
Minnesota State College Southeast Technical
Winona, 800 Students
$5,019 - -
Minnesota State Community and Technical College
Fergus Falls, 2,581 Students
$4,821 - -
Minnesota State University Moorhead
Moorhead, 4,459 Students
$7,410 52 72
Minnesota State University Mankato
Mankato, 11,690 Students
$7,178 49 74