College Education In Minnesota: Minnesota is home to an impressive 52 public and 61 private institutions of higher learning. College students can find the big city atmosphere in the Twin Cities or enjoy the rural tranquility of many small liberal arts schools across the state.
Minnesota Colleges In the Rankings: U.S. News and World Report rankings: National Rankings – University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (#61); Liberal Arts Rankings – Carlton College (#8), Macalester College (#25), St. Olaf College (#47).
A Closer Look at Minnesota Education: Minnesota funds two unique state-run university systems, the University of Minnesota system with its flagstaff school in the Twin Cities and the Minnesota State Colleges and the University system that includes twenty-five community colleges and seven four-year universities.
Did You Know? The University of Minnesota Twin Cities is actually separated in two distinct campuses, one in Minneapolis and the other St. Paul; each of which are then connected by a series of underground tunnels and above-ground skywalks known as …. “Gopher Way,” of course.