Minnesota Private Colleges

List of Private Colleges and Universities in Minnesota

There are 27 private colleges and universities in Minnesota enrolling 65,201 students. Explore the list below to find the private college match for you. Private colleges are usually smaller in size, more expensive than public schools and often academically rigorous. If you feel you may have difficulty fitting into the large class sizes which are common on many public campuses, take a look at Minnesota private colleges.  Minnesota is home to popular private schools like Carleton College, St Olaf College, Macalester College and University of St Thomas.


27 results

Carleton College
C
Northfield, MN
Carleton College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Value in Minnesota

  • 1,940enrollment
  • $30,843net price
  • 21%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1520SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

St Olaf College
S
Northfield, MN
St Olaf College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

  • 2,953enrollment
  • $27,838net price
  • 51%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1390SAT range
  • 25-32ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Macalester College
M
Saint Paul, MN
Macalester College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Minnesota

  • 2,049enrollment
  • $35,589net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1450SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.81Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

University of St Thomas
S
Saint Paul, MN
University of St Thomas

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

  • 9,792enrollment
  • $31,799net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1340SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.63Avg GPA

Augsburg College
A
Minneapolis, MN
Augsburg College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

  • 3,346enrollment
  • $24,306net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 905-1208SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

Hamline University
H
Saint Paul, MN
Hamline University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

  • 3,113enrollment
  • $21,528net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 995-1225SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Gustavus Adolphus College
G
Saint Peter, MN
Gustavus Adolphus College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,230enrollment
  • $26,701net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Dunwoody College of Technology
D
Minneapolis, MN
 
Dunwoody College of Technology

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,281enrollment
  • $25,881net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.84Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

Saint Johns University
S
Collegeville, MN
Saint Johns University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

  • 1,668enrollment
  • $28,128net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 945-1195SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

St Catherine University
S
Saint Paul, MN
St Catherine University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#3 Best Value Colleges in Minnesota

  • 4,277enrollment
  • $18,912net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1240SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 30

Bethel University
B
Saint Paul, MN
Bethel University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

  • 3,814enrollment
  • $29,107net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1338SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Concordia College at Moorhead
C
Moorhead, MN
Concordia College at Moorhead

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

  • 1,973enrollment
  • $24,096net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 1078-1245SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA

Crown College
C
Saint Bonifacius, MN
Crown College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

  • 1,485enrollment
  • $25,977net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 960-1150SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.22Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 15

Minneapolis College of Art and Design
M
Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 760enrollment
  • $29,347net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

Northwestern College
N
Saint Paul, MN
 
Northwestern College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,506enrollment
  • $23,967net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

North Central University
N
Minneapolis, MN
North Central University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

  • 1,062enrollment
  • $22,259net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 950-1148SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
S
Winona, MN
 
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,152enrollment
  • $22,021net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.49Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due May 1

The College of Saint Scholastica
S
Duluth, MN
The College of Saint Scholastica

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

  • 3,712enrollment
  • $23,215net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA