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2023 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in Minnesota

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  1. #1 Hardest Colleges to Get Into 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:....

    Read 510 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 21%,

    Net Price: $30,843,

    SAT Range: 1330-1520,

  2. #3 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in Minnesota.

    St. Olaf College

    4 Year,

    NORTHFIELD, MN,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I'm currently a sophomore on the hill, and one thing I can say for sure is that the professors are INCREDIBLE! I haven't had a bad professor yet. Maybe I'm just lucky, but I think it's because St.....

    Read 766 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 51%,

    Net Price: $27,838,

    SAT Range: 1150-1390,

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  4. #6 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in Minnesota.

    Concordia College

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    4 Year,

    MOORHEAD, MN,

    781 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 781 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 58%,

    Net Price: $24,096,

    SAT Range: 1020-1320,

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  6. #8 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in Minnesota.

    University of Minnesota Twin Cities

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    4 Year,

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN,

    4683 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....

    Read 4683 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 70%,

    Net Price: $17,729,

    SAT Range: 1240-1460,

  7. #9 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in Minnesota.

    Metropolitan State University - Minnesota

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    4 Year,

    SAINT PAUL, MN,

    487 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 487 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 62%,

    Net Price: $15,941,

  8. #10 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in Minnesota.

    Bethany Lutheran College

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    4 Year,

    MANKATO, MN,

    236 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 236 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 65%,

    Net Price: $16,968,

    SAT Range: 950-1150,

  9. #14 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in Minnesota.

    Gustavus Adolphus College

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    4 Year,

    SAINT PETER, MN,

    874 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 874 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 71%,

    Net Price: $26,701,

    SAT Range: 1080-1340,

  10. #16 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in Minnesota.

    Concordia University - St. Paul

    4 Year,

    SAINT PAUL, MN,

    377 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 377 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 69%,

    Net Price: $16,521,

    SAT Range: 920-1110,

  11. #19 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in Minnesota.

    University of Minnesota Crookston

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    4 Year,

    CROOKSTON, MN,

    192 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 192 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 72%,

    Net Price: $12,010,

    SAT Range: 1000-1180,

  12. #22 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in Minnesota.

    Winona State University

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    4 Year,

    WINONA, MN,

    922 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....

    Read 922 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 75%,

    Net Price: $17,185,

    SAT Range: 960-1130,

  13. #23 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in Minnesota.

    St. Catherine University

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    4 Year,

    SAINT PAUL, MN,

    1029 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,

  14. University of Minnesota Duluth

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    4 Year,

    DULUTH, MN,

    1166 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 1166 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 79%,

    Net Price: $18,211,

    SAT Range: 1050-1240,

  15. Saint John's University - Minnesota

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    4 Year,

    COLLEGEVILLE, MN,

    401 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 401 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 81%,

    Net Price: $28,128,

    SAT Range: 990-1190,

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