College Costs in Minnesota

The 2023 Directory of Minnesota Colleges and Prices

Minnesota Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend college in Minnesota?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Minnesota was $16,822 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is $1,692 higher than the U.S. average and ranks Minnesota in the middle of the pack as the 15th most expensive and 38th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $162 from the 2019-2020 average of $16,660 and represents a 0.97% annual increase. The list of Minnesota colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 93 colleges and universities in Minnesota, the most popular being University of Minnesota Twin Cities with 38,721 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $13,532. Macalester College is the most expensive in Minnesota with an in-state tuition of $60,288.

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.

<Academic 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 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore Minnesota Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Academy College

Minneapolis, Minnesota

$18,244 NA NA
Alexandria Technical & Community College

Alexandria, Minnesota

$5,293 NA NA
Anoka Technical College

Anoka, Minnesota

$5,500 NA NA
Anoka Ramsey Community College

Coon Rapids, Minnesota

$4,775 NA NA
Augsburg College

Minneapolis, Minnesota

$40,277 61 81
Bemidji State University

Bemidji, Minnesota

$8,690 40 11
Bethany Lutheran College

Mankato, Minnesota

$27,980 NA NA
Bethel University

Saint Paul, Minnesota

$39,920 66 66
Capella University

Minneapolis, Minnesota

$14,148 NA NA
Carleton College

Northfield, Minnesota

$59,850 91 95
Central Lakes College Brainerd

Brainerd, Minnesota

$5,240 NA NA
Century Community and Technical College

White Bear Lake, Minnesota

$5,290 NA NA
College of Saint Benedict

Saint Joseph, Minnesota

$48,990 64 75
Concordia College at Moorhead

Moorhead, Minnesota

$27,500 58 93
Concordia University Saint Paul

Saint Paul, Minnesota

$23,900 NA NA
Crossroads College

Rochester, Minnesota

$15,560 NA NA
Crown College

Saint Bonifacius, Minnesota

$27,270 31 3
Dakota County Technical College

Rosemount, Minnesota

$5,565 NA NA
DeVry University Minnesota

Edina, Minnesota

$15,835 NA NA
Duluth Business University

Dultuh, Minnesota

$17,775 NA NA