Minnesota In State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Minnesota by In State Tuition for 2022

Cheapest Colleges in Minnesota by In State Tuition

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of Minnesota these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state tuition. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tuition with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Minnesota list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

The most affordable four year colleges in Minnesota are listed by one year's in state tuition list price for the 2020/2021 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Minnesota? Leading the colleges list is Metropolitan State University in Saint Paul with an in state tuition of $7,136.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

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.

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Minnesota's Cheapest Colleges by In State Tuition
College In State Tuition Rating Value
#21 Minnesota School of Business Shakopee

Shakopee, Private For Profit

$14,040 NA NA
#22 Minnesota School of Business Rochester

Rochester, Private For Profit

$14,040 NA NA
#23 Minnesota School of Business Blaine

Blaine, Private For Profit

$14,040 NA NA
#24 Minnesota School of Business Moorhead

Moorhead, Private For Profit

$14,040 NA NA
#25 Minnesota School of Business Elk River

Elk River, Private For Profit

$14,040 NA NA
#26 Globe University Minneapolis

Minneapolis, Private For Profit

$14,040 NA NA
#27 Minnesota School of Business Lakeville

Lakeville, Private For Profit

$14,040 NA NA
#28 Capella University

Minneapolis, Private For Profit

$14,148 NA NA
#29 National American University Roseville

Roseville, Private For Profit

$15,000 NA NA
#30 National American University Bloomington

Bloomington, Private For Profit

$15,000 NA NA
#31 National American University Brooklyn Center

Brooklyn Center, Private For Profit

$15,000 NA NA
#32 Crossroads College

Rochester, Private Not For Profit

$15,560 NA NA
#33 DeVry University Minnesota

Edina, Private For Profit

$15,835 NA NA
#34 Martin Luther College

New Ulm, Private Not For Profit

$16,420 54 28
#35 Oak Hills Christian College

Bemidji, Private Not For Profit

$17,034 34 19
#36 Duluth Business University

Dultuh, Private For Profit

$17,775 NA NA
#37 Academy College

Minneapolis, Private For Profit

$18,299 NA NA
#38 Dunwoody College of Technology

Minneapolis, Private Not For Profit

$21,377 NA NA
#39 Concordia University Saint Paul

Saint Paul, Private Not For Profit

$23,400 NA NA
#40 North Central University

Minneapolis, Private Not For Profit

$25,430 27 3