College Costs in Minnesota

The 2021 Directory of Minnesota Colleges and Prices

Minnesota Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2021

How much does it cost to attend college in Minnesota?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Minnesota was $16,342 for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is $1,677 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 $217 from the 2018-2019 average of $16,125 and represents a 1.35% 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 39,763 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 $56,778.

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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Minnesota Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Academy College

Minneapolis, Minnesota

$18,051 NA NA
Alexandria Technical & Community College

Alexandria, Minnesota

$4,963 NA NA
Anoka Technical College

Anoka, Minnesota

$5,159 NA NA
Anoka Ramsey Community College

Coon Rapids, Minnesota

$4,479 NA NA
Augsburg College

Minneapolis, Minnesota

$39,295 61 74
Bemidji State University

Bemidji, Minnesota

$7,858 38 14
Bethany Lutheran College

Mankato, Minnesota

$27,400 54 79
Bethel University

Saint Paul, Minnesota

$38,300 66 77
Capella University

Minneapolis, Minnesota

$14,148 NA NA
Carleton College

Northfield, Minnesota

$56,778 91 94
Central Lakes College Brainerd

Brainerd, Minnesota

$4,916 NA NA
Century Community and Technical College

White Bear Lake, Minnesota

$4,962 NA NA
College of Saint Benedict

Saint Joseph, Minnesota

$45,370 67 79
Concordia College at Moorhead

Moorhead, Minnesota

$41,150 66 85
Concordia University Saint Paul

Saint Paul, Minnesota

$22,800 NA NA
Crossroads College

Rochester, Minnesota

$15,560 NA NA
Crown College

Saint Bonifacius, Minnesota

$26,480 36 5
Dakota County Technical College

Rosemount, Minnesota

$5,220 NA NA
DeVry University Minnesota

Edina, Minnesota

$15,835 NA NA
Duluth Business University

Dultuh, Minnesota

$17,775 NA NA