Minnesota Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend public college in Minnesota?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in Minnesota was $9,210 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $277 from the 2015-2016 average of $8,933 and represents a 3.1% 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 39,763 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $13,058. University of Minnesota Twin Cities is the most expensive public school in Minnesota with an in-state tuition of $13,058.

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

Explore Minnesota Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Alexandria Technical & Community College
Alexandria, 1,165 Students
$4,816 - -
Anoka Technical College
Anoka, 828 Students
$5,009 - -
Anoka Ramsey Community College
Coon Rapids, 3,329 Students
$4,349 - -
Bemidji State University
Bemidji, 3,352 Students
$7,630 42 65
Central Lakes College Brainerd
Brainerd, 1,661 Students
$4,773 - -
Century Community and Technical College
White Bear Lake, 3,419 Students
$4,817 - -
Dakota County Technical College
Rosemount, 1,343 Students
$5,069 - -
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College
Cloquet, 592 Students
$4,768 - -
Hennepin Technical College
Brooklyn Park, 1,853 Students
$4,700 - -
Hibbing Community College A Technical and Community College
Hibbing, 576 Students
$4,729 - -
Inver Hills Community College
Inver Grove Heights, 1,672 Students
$4,769 - -
Itasca Community College
Grand Rapids, 672 Students
$4,729 - -
Lake Superior College
Duluth, 1,876 Students
$4,417 - -
Mesabi Range Community and Technical College
Virginia, 601 Students
$4,729 - -
Metropolitan State University
Saint Paul, 3,182 Students
$6,826 - -
Minneapolis Community and Technical College
Minneapolis, 2,457 Students
$4,658 - -
Minnesota State College Southeast Technical
Winona, 701 Students
$5,019 - -
Minnesota State Community and Technical College
Fergus Falls, 2,445 Students
$4,821 - -
Minnesota State University Moorhead
Moorhead, 4,081 Students
$7,410 53 70
Minnesota State University Mankato
Mankato, 11,167 Students
$7,179 50 72