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2023 Best Value Colleges in Minnesota

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  1. #1 Best Value Colleges in Minnesota.

    University of Minnesota Twin Cities

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    4 Year,

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN,

    4659 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says The University of Minnesota is a very good school for almost all of the majors it provides, and has a very strong reputation in most industries. The professors I have encountered in my time here have...I am personally a big football and basketball fan, and although UMN may not stack up very well in those departments, we are a force to be reckoned with in volleyball and hockey. This drew me in and...The university also provides a plethora of student resources, events and opportunities aside from sports as long as you put yourself out there. They provide a great opportunity to socialize and....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 70%,

    Net Price: $17,729,

    SAT Range: 1240-1460,

  2. #2 Best Value Colleges in Minnesota.

    Carleton College

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    4 Year,

    NORTHFIELD, MN,

    510 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Full of warm people and chilly weather!Lots of liberal arts colleges will pass out fancy brochures that claim "a strong sense of community" with inviting phrases like "close-knit" and "supportive peers" but I never knew that that really...That being said, going to school here can be a lot to manage. Attending somewhere this academically rigorous takes its toll on stress levels, sleep, and having the time to be social. My take:....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 21%,

    Net Price: $30,843,

    SAT Range: 1330-1520,

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  4. #5 Best Value Colleges in Minnesota.

    St. Catherine University

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    4 Year,

    SAINT PAUL, MN,

    1024 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says St. Catherine University has been an excellent fit for me. I have found a strong, tight-knit community and enjoy the ability to make close connections with my professors and classmates. The all-women....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 76%,

    Net Price: $18,912,

    SAT Range: 1080-1240,

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  6. #7 Best Value Colleges in Minnesota.

    Saint John's University - Minnesota

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    4 Year,

    COLLEGEVILLE, MN,

    398 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Saint John's University is a great school. There is a good balance between academic and social life. The academic aspect of Saint John's University is beneficial to ensure you get an excellent education. The class sizes are small, which allows for better student-to-teacher interaction. Most, if not...The social life of Saint John's University is excellent as well. Many programs aim to have students interact with the nature around them. Many retreats, walking trails, and events involve interaction....

    Read 398 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 81%,

    Net Price: $28,128,

    SAT Range: 990-1190,

  7. #8 Best Value Colleges in Minnesota.

    Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

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    4 Year,

    WINONA, MN,

    542 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Saint Mary’s has such wonderful professors that are extremely helpful and accessible. Not only do they help students understand class information. They provided helpful interview tips and advice and...Campus life is wonderful. Living in the beautiful bluffs of Winona, Minnesota is really something special. Our university is tucked up in a little corner of Winona, it provides me comfort and safety....

    Read 542 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 84%,

    Net Price: $22,021,

    SAT Range: 1030-1200,

  8. #11 Best Value Colleges in Minnesota.

    Gustavus Adolphus College

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    4 Year,

    SAINT PETER, MN,

    870 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Amazing professors who are good humans, first and foremost.Driven students. Tons of interests. Many minds. Even more perspectives.Extremely intriguing and useful courses.Resources. Resources. Resources. Make use of them!Liberal arts. Nothing beats it.Cliquey. Very much so.Drama. Ugh. Worse than middle school, if you're into that. There's plenty of crowds that don't run like that, however. Just be patient with yourself to find them.Not-too-Christian. (Hope this is reformed).Homey. Small. Sincere. Personal.Trust me, it's better than what the pictures show. It's better than what's advertised. It's home for four years, and a nice one..

    Read 870 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 71%,

    Net Price: $26,701,

    SAT Range: 1080-1340,

  9. #12 Best Value Colleges in Minnesota.

    Bethel University - Minnesota

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    4 Year,

    SAINT PAUL, MN,

    782 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I absolutely love Bethel University! The community that is found in this Christ-centered place is like none other. I have never attended a school who's staff has so much love and care for each and....

    Read 782 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 87%,

    Net Price: $29,107,

    SAT Range: 1040-1320,

  10. #15 Best Value Colleges in Minnesota.

    University of Minnesota Crookston

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    4 Year,

    CROOKSTON, MN,

    188 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says After my first year of attending college, I found that the University of Minnesota Crookston had a lot to offer. Between the variety of clubs available to join, to the on-campus activities that never....

    Read 188 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 72%,

    Net Price: $12,010,

    SAT Range: 1000-1180,

  11. #16 Best Value Colleges in Minnesota.

    Winona State University

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    4 Year,

    WINONA, MN,

    919 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Winona State University has a great environment! The campus is beautiful as well as the whole town. There is a lot to do in Winona. Winona is great for outdoor activities as well for indoor....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 75%,

    Net Price: $17,185,

    SAT Range: 960-1130,

  12. #17 Best Value Colleges in Minnesota.

    University of Minnesota Duluth

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    4 Year,

    DULUTH, MN,

    1160 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says UMD is an excellent university for those seeking a small school environment with large school resources. I found large schools were difficult to get from one class to another without most of your....

    Read 1160 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 79%,

    Net Price: $18,211,

    SAT Range: 1050-1240,

  13. #19 Best Value Colleges in Minnesota.

    Bethany Lutheran College

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    4 Year,

    MANKATO, MN,

    235 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I consider myself very blessed to have been able to attend Bethany. I met fantastic people on campus - some of my dearest friends - and I know Bethany's education really set me up for success. I was....

    Read 235 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 65%,

    Net Price: $16,968,

    SAT Range: 950-1150,

  14. #20 Best Value Colleges in Minnesota.

    Metropolitan State University - Minnesota

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    4 Year,

    SAINT PAUL, MN,

    484 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I came to MetroState’s History Department at as a non-degree seeking student, intending to learn more about historical research, while preparing for graduate studies in dance history. What stood out....

    Read 484 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 62%,

    Net Price: $15,941,

  15. #21 Best Value Colleges in Minnesota.

    Concordia College

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    4 Year,

    MOORHEAD, MN,

    779 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Rigorous academics, and a value on education, beyond the confines of a classroom. Close-knit campus community, and alumni- with many opportunities for hands-on learning, networking, internships, and...Very friendly campus community, with big city amenities, and two large universities close by. Having toured other small colleges, Concordia stood out to me due to it’s friendly, down-to-earth community, and emphasis on being globally aware, and engaged. I’d like to see more international...Concordia college has many excellent resources available- whether that be for furthering education, internship placement, research opportunities, or medical school preparation. The music program, and...Winters are brutal here, but that makes studying abroad all the more enticing!.

    Read 779 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 58%,

    Net Price: $24,096,

    SAT Range: 1020-1320,

  16. #23 Best Value Colleges in Minnesota.

    Concordia University - St. Paul

    4 Year,

    SAINT PAUL, MN,

    369 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Concordia University in St. Paul is all about inclusion and community. Although it is a smaller school, that is what makes it great. Students are able to connect well with their professors and will...Concordia University as a whole offers variety of majors from the arts, business, healthcare like nursing practice, education, sports communication, music, theology studies and more. As a sophomore....

    Read 369 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 69%,

    Net Price: $16,521,

    SAT Range: 920-1110,

  17. #24 Best Value Colleges in Minnesota.

    Walden University

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    4 Year (Online),

    3090 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at Walden has, hands down been amazing! They gave me hope and made me feel that my second chance was possible. The flexibility and work- life balance seems to work very well! I....

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    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $21,276,

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