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Colleges and Universities - Top 25

Ranked by students served | List information taken from the 2014 Black Book
Source: School representatives and websites. If you were not contacted for this list but would like to be in the future, please contact research@tcbmag.com.
Abbreviations: NP--Not provided, Grad--graduation, Undergrad.--undergraduate, Avg.--average, Admin.--administration, Stud.--student, Apps.--applicants, Admiss.--admissions, JD--juris doctorate
Note: All information is for fall 2012, unless otherwise noted.
School
Address
Phone • Website
Founded/
School affiliation
Fall 2012 students1
Fall 2011 students/1
Percent change '11 to '12
Percent undergrad./
post- undergrad.
Incoming apps./
admiss.
Institution president/
Faculty
Avg. GPA/
Six-year grad. rate2
Stud.- to- faculty ratio
Degrees offered
1
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
100 Church St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
612-625-5000 • umn.edu
1851
Public
51,853
52,557
(1.34)
66.48
33.52
47,515
22,147
Eric
Kaler/
2,837
3.14
73
18 to 1
Bachelor's: 37 degrees; master's: 47 degrees; doctorate: 13 degrees
2
Walden University
100 Washington Ave. S, Ste. 900
Minneapolis, MN 55401
866-492-5336 • waldenu.edu
2002
For-profit/online
50,208
48,982
2.50
17.0
83.0
NP
NP
Cynthia G.
Baum/
2,707
NP
NP
17 to 1
Bachelor's degrees: 19; master's degrees: 36; specialist degrees: 11; doctorate degrees: 11; certificate programs: 43
3
Capella University
225 S 6th St..
Minneapolis, MN 55402
866-679-9682 • capella.edu
1993
For-profit/online
35,754
36,375
(1.71)
23
77
NP
NP
Scott
Kinney/
1,548
NP
NP
20 to 1
Bachelor's: science; master's: business admin., public admin., public health, and science; doctorate: philosophy, psychology, education specialist; graduate certificate programs
4
St. Cloud State University
720 4th Ave. S
St. Cloud, MN 56301
320-308-2244 • stcloudstate.edu
1869
Public
16,457
17,231
(4.49)
89.9
10.1
7,867
7,021
Earl
Potter/
877
NP
49
19 to 1
Bachelor's: arts, fine arts, science, applied science, elective studies, music; master's: arts, science, business admin., engineering management, music, social work; licensure, certificate, and associate programs
5
Minnesota State University, Mankato
122 Taylor Center
Mankato, MN 56001
800-722-0544 • mnsu.edu
1868
Public
15,441
15,450
(0.06)
873
13
11,910
7,859
Richard
Davenport/
754
3.0
49
20 to 1
Bachelor's: arts, fine arts, music, science; master's: arts, fine arts, business admin., accounting, education, music, public admin., science, social work; four applied doctorate degrees; associate and certificate programs
6
University of Minnesota Duluth
1049 University Dr.
Duluth, MN 55812
218-726-8000 • d.umn.edu
1947
Public
11,491
11,806
(2.67)
82.3
9.7
8,581
6,377
Lendley "Lynn"
Black/
589
2.93
53.6
19 to 1
Bachelor's: arts, fine arts, science, accounting, business admin., applied science and arts; master's: business admin., fine arts, social work, science, education, liberal studies, environmental health and safety, advocacy/political leadership; doctorate: education, biosciences
7
University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105
651-962-5000 • stthomas.edu
1885
Roman Catholic
10,316
10,534
(2.07)
61
39
5,956
NP
Julie
Sullivan/
916
NP
NP
14 to 1
Bachelor's: arts, science; master's: arts, science; three doctorate degrees; four professional programs; two specialist programs
8
Winona State University
P.O. Box 5838
Winona, MN 55987
800-342-5978 • winona.edu
1858
Public
8,884
8,890
(0.07)
94.6
5.4
8,8904
5,5664
Scott
Olson/
628
3.06
53
20 to 1
Associate of arts; bachelor's: arts, music, science, applied science, science-teaching, social work; master's: arts, business admin., science; doctor of nursing practice
9
Globe University/Minnesota School of Business
8147 Globe Dr.
Woodbury, MN 55125
651-332-8000 • broadviewinstitute.com
Globe: 1885, MSB: 1877
Private proprietary
7,387
7,395
(0.11)
97
3
NP
NP
Terry
Myhre/
1,000
NP
38
12 to 1
Associate of applied science; bachelor of science; master's: business admin., science in management; doctor of business admin.
10
Metropolitan State University
700 E 7th St.
St. Paul, MN 55106
651-793-1700 • metrostate.edu
1971
Public
7,302
7,266
0.50
89.6
10.4
4,939
2,986
Sue
Hammersmith/
909
NP
NP
17 to 1
Bachelor's: arts, business, communications, education, law enforcement, math, computer science, nursing, social and behavioral sciences, social work; master's: 11 degrees; doctorate: two degrees
11
Minnesota State University Moorhead
1104 7th Ave. S
Moorhead, MN 56563
218-477-2161 • mnstate.edu
1887
Public
6,904
7,254
(4.82)
93
7
7,055
4,204
Edna
Szymanski/
443
NP
45
18 to 1
Associate: arts, science, applied science; bachelor's: science, arts, fine arts, social work; master's: science, arts; specialist degrees; graduate certificates; doctorate degrees
12
Southwest Minnesota State University
1501 State St.
Marshall, MN 56258
800-642-0684 • smsu.edu
1963
Public
6,623
6,588
0.53
93.5
6.5
NP
NP
Connie
Gores/
219
2.97
39
18 to 1
Bachelor's: arts, science; master's: business admin., education, special education, physical education: the coaching of sport; associate of science; associate of arts
13

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
700 Terrace Heights
Winona, MN 55987
507-452-4430 • smumn.edu
1912
Catholic
5,574
5,688
(2.00)
36
64
2,948
1,164
William
Mann/
555
3.10
62
16 to 1
Bachelor's: arts, science, education; master's: arts, science, business admin., education, African studies; education specialist; doctorate: education, psychology, business admin.; various certificate programs
14
Rasmussen College5
3500 Federal Dr.
Eagan, MN 55122
651-687-9000 • rasmussen.edu
1900
Private
5,452
6,200
(12.06)
100
0
NP
5,452
Kristi
Waite/
NP
NP
NP
NP
Bachelor's, associate's, various certificate and diploma programs within business, design, education, health sciences, justice studies, and nursing and technology
15
Bethel University
3900 Bethel Dr.
St. Paul, MN 55112
651-638-6400 • bethel.edu
1871
Evangelical Christian - Converge Worldwide
5,326
5,380
(1.00)
65
35
NP
NP
James "Jay"
Barnes/
556
3.23
71
12 to 1
Bachelor's: arts, science, fine arts, music, music education; master's: arts, science, business administration, divinity; doctorate: education, ministry; various associate programs
16
St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105
651-690-6000 • stkate.edu
1905
Roman Catholic
5,075
5,227
(2.91)
72
28
6,194
3,444
Andrea
Lee/
490
3.13
61
12 to 1
Bachelor's: arts and science; master's: arts; clinical doctorate: physical therapy, nursing, occupational therapy; associate degrees; MBA
17
Bemidji State University, Northwest Technical College
1500 Birchmont Dr. NE, #34
Bemidji, MN 56601
218-755-4900 • optivation.org
1919
Public
5,017
5,360
(6.40)
95
5
4,708
3,196
Richard
Hanson/
260
2.9
46
23.6 to 1
Associate: arts, science; bachelor's: arts, fine arts, science, applied science; master's: arts, science, education, special education; teacher licensure and certificate programs
18
Hamline University
1536 Hewitt Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55104
651-523-2207 • hamline.edu
1854
Methodist
4,683
4,852
(3.48)
46
54
5,365
3,908
Linda
Hanson/
448
3.14
63
12 to 1
Bachelor's: arts, fine arts, science, business admin.; master's: business admin., nonprofit management, public admin., teaching, education, literacy education, law, environmental education, fine arts; doctorate: two degrees; JD
19
The College of St. Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Ave.
Duluth, MN 55811
218-723-6000 • css.edu
1912
Roman Catholic
4,144
4,014
3.24
69
31
2,708
2,006
Larry
Goodwin/
383
3.15
65
13 to 1
Bachelor's: arts, science; master's: arts, science, education, business admin.; doctorate: nursing practice, physical therapy
20
Augsburg College
2211 Riverside Ave. S
Minneapolis, MN 55454
612-330-1001 • augsburg.edu
2004
ELCA6
3,722
3,936
(5.44)
77.4
22.6
2,720
1,605
Paul
Pribbenow/
388
3.17
61
14.3 to 1
Bachelor's: arts, science; master's: arts, science, education, leadership, business admin, social work; doctor of nursing practice
21
University of Northwestern - St. Paul7
3003 Snelling Ave. N
St. Paul, MN 55113
651-631-5100 • unwsp.edu
1902
Nondenominational Christian
3,217
3,069
4.82
94.4
5.6
2,187
1,564
Alan
Cureton/
159
3.23
68
14 to 1
Bachelor's: arts, science, music performance and education; master's: business admin., education, theological studies, organizational leadership, human services; associate's: three degrees; two undergrad. certificates; two grad. certificates
22
St. Olaf College
1520 St. Olaf Ave.
Northfield, MN 55057
507-786-2222 • stolaf.edu
1874
ELCA6
3,176
3,179
(0.09)
100
0
4,108
883
David
Anderson/
340
3.34
86
12 to 1
Bachelor's: arts, music
23

Concordia University
1282 Concordia Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55104
651-641-8278 • csp.edu
1893
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod
2,941
2,800
5.04
60
40
1,845
623
Thomas
Ries/
331
3.23
46
15 to 1
Bachelor's: arts, science, business admin.; master's: arts, business admin.; associate of arts; Educational Specialist;
24
Concordia College
901 8th St. S
Moorhead, MN 56562
218-299-4000 • cord.edu
1891
ELCA6
2,631
2,772
(5.09)
98.9
1.1
2,566
1,951
William
Craft/
252
3.25
68
12.6 to 1
Bachelor's: arts, music; Master's: education in world language instruction
25
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave.
St. Peter, MN 56082
507-933-8000 • gustavus.edu
1862
ELCA6
2,524
2,436
3.61
100
0
4,881
678
Jack
Ohle/
230
3.6
82
12 to 1
73 bachelor of arts degrees

1 Includes both full-time and part-time students
2 Expressed as a percent
3 Includes PSEO enrollees
4 undergraduate only
5 Figures listed are for Minnesota campuses only
6 Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
7 Formerly Northwestern College