University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Ranked among the top 100 universities in the nation, the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, offers an excellent education in a public university setting. In an effort to become one of the top three public research institutions in the world, the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities offers a hands-on approach to education for its over 30,000 students. The school has two campuses, one in Minneapolis and one in St. Paul. To learn more about the opportunities at this school, call 612-625-5000 or visit www.umn.edu/twincities/.
University of Saint Thomas
The University of Saint Thomas is one of the top colleges in Minnesota and is a private Catholic university in St. Paul, Minnesota. It is a third tier university for its doctoral program. Undergraduates choose from 96 majors and 58 minors, while graduates have 48 degree programs to choose from, including four doctorates and two educational specialist programs. The University of Saint Thomas is the largest independent university in the state. It has two satellite campuses, one in Owatonna and the other in Rome, Italy. To learn more about the programs offered at the University of Saint Thomas or to inquire about the school’s admissions policy, visit www.stthomas.edu or call 651-962-5000.
University of Minnesota, Duluth
Students at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, have 74 majors in 13 bachelor degree programs to choose from, as well as graduate programs in 21 different fields, a School of Medicine, and a College of Pharmacy, often listed as one of the country’s best. The medium-sized campus attracts students who do not want all of the offerings of a large research university, but want slightly more than a small liberal arts college can offer. The Duluth campus of the University of Minnesota sits on a spot overlooking Lake Superior.
Minnesota State University
Minnesota State University is considered by many as one of the top colleges in Minnesota and sits south of Minneapolis in the town of Mankato. The school is known for its spirit of liberalism and equality, being the first public institution in the nation to be run by a woman. It offers 140 undergraduate programs and 80 graduate programs with campus based, online, and off-campus instructional opportunities. It also offers doctoral programs. Call 800-722-0544 or visit www.mnsu.edu to learn more.
Saint Cloud University
Founded originally as a teachers’ college, Saint Cloud University offers over 200 academic in several fields from a campus just outside of Saint Cloud, Minnesota. It is the second-largest school in Minnesota, and has an excellent business education program. Graduate students choose from over 60 graduate degrees, including several doctoral programs. To learn more about the school’s academic programs, visit www.stcloudstate.edu or call 320-308-0121.