Private Colleges in Minnesota

The 2022 Directory of Minnesota Private Colleges and Costs

Minnesota Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend private college in Minnesota?   The average annual in-state four year, not for profit private college tuition in Minnesota was $35,086 for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is a change of $229 from the 2019-2020 average of $34,857 and represents a 0.66% annual increase. The list of Minnesota private colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 51 private colleges and universities in Minnesota, the most popular being Capella University with 7,491 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $14,148. Carleton College is the most expensive private school 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
Augsburg College

Minneapolis, Minnesota

$39,295 57 75
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
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
DeVry University Minnesota

Edina, Minnesota

$15,835 NA NA
Duluth Business University

Dultuh, Minnesota

$17,775 NA NA
Dunwoody College of Technology

Minneapolis, Minnesota

$21,377 NA NA
Globe University Minneapolis

Minneapolis, Minnesota

$14,040 NA NA
Globe University Woodbury

Woodbury, Minnesota

$14,040 NA NA
Gustavus Adolphus College

Saint Peter, Minnesota

$48,259 NA NA
Hamline University

Saint Paul, Minnesota

$43,154 60 79
Herzing University Minneapolis

Minneapolis, Minnesota

$13,320 NA NA
Institute of Production and Recording

Minneapolis, Minnesota

$18,450 NA NA