College Costs in Minnesota

The 2022 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 $16,634 for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is $1,713 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 ($26) from the 2019-2020 average of $16,660 and represents a -0.16% annual decline. 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 38,398 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $13,318. Carleton College is the most expensive in Minnesota with an in-state tuition of $58,968.

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 2020-2021 academic year.

Explore Minnesota Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Academy College

Minneapolis, Minnesota

$18,299 NA NA
Alexandria Technical & Community College

Alexandria, Minnesota

$5,038 NA NA
Anoka Technical College

Anoka, Minnesota

$5,237 NA NA
Anoka Ramsey Community College

Coon Rapids, Minnesota

$4,546 NA NA
Augsburg College

Minneapolis, Minnesota

$39,295 57 75
Bemidji State University

Bemidji, Minnesota

$7,976 39 11
Bethany Lutheran College

Mankato, Minnesota

$27,700 NA NA
Bethel University

Saint Paul, Minnesota

$38,870 67 69
Capella University

Minneapolis, Minnesota

$14,148 NA NA
Carleton College

Northfield, Minnesota

$58,968 91 95
Central Lakes College Brainerd

Brainerd, Minnesota

$4,989 NA NA
Century Community and Technical College

White Bear Lake, Minnesota

$4,962 NA NA
College of Saint Benedict

Saint Joseph, Minnesota

$47,332 67 80
Concordia College at Moorhead

Moorhead, Minnesota

$42,750 58 75
Concordia University Saint Paul

Saint Paul, Minnesota

$23,400 NA NA
Crossroads College

Rochester, Minnesota

$15,560 NA NA
Crown College

Saint Bonifacius, Minnesota

$27,270 35 7
Dakota County Technical College

Rosemount, Minnesota

$5,298 NA NA
DeVry University Minnesota

Edina, Minnesota

$15,835 NA NA
Duluth Business University

Dultuh, Minnesota

$17,775 NA NA