Report Lists 10 Best Colleges, Universities in Minnesota

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November 16, 2017 04:20 PM

WalletHub recently released a report ranking the best colleges and universities that Minnesota has to offer. 

The list puts Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota as the best. It's followed by Macalester College in St. Paul, then St. Olaf College, which is also located in Northfield.


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The first university to crack the list is the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. 

Here's the full list: 

  1. Carleton College
  2. Macalester College
  3. St. Olaf College
  4. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
  5. University of Minnesota-Morris
  6. St. John's University
  7. Augsburg University
  8. Bethany Lutheran College
  9. College of St. Benedict
  10. University of Minnesota-Crookston

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The list was determined based on a number of factors such as student selectivity, career outcomes, admission rate, student-faculty ratio, on-campus crime, gender and racial diversity, graduation rate, cost and financing.

The full report of the 2018 college rankings for the U.S. can be viewed here

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