Minnesota, where bright minds go to thrive.
Minnesota is more than a wintery wonderland, we’re a state filled with bountiful parks, vibrant communities and above all else — jobs! As a leader in education, we’re the perfect state to call home for school and beyond!
Find a School
No one school anywhere in the world is best for every student. Selecting a college or university is more about deciding what is important to YOU for your educational experience. Use the fields below to narrow your search.
Bethany Lutheran College
Bethany Lutheran College is a private, Christian, university-level American institution. Its 20 hectare campus is located just outside downtown in the safe city of Mankato,...
Carleton is a top 10 liberal arts college where professors are consistently ranked the best in the nation for their commitment to undergraduate teaching....
College of Saint Benedict – Saint John’s University
Together, the College of Saint Benedict (CSB) and Saint John’s University (SJU) form a unique partnership of two of the leading liberal arts institutions...
For over 125 years, Concordia Academy has been educating young people, training leaders, equipping athletes, spotlighting artists, and encouraging character development. As a college-preparatory...
Concordia is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Moorhead, MN. Since 1881, our globally focused curriculum has built a tradition of excellence...
Concordia University, St. Paul
Concordia University, St. Paul is a comprehensive liberal arts university that delivers academic programs designed to respond to marketplace needs by teaching relevant skills...
An Education You’re Going to Love
Minnesota is recognized for its academic excellence, safety, and hospitality. #YouAreWelcomeHere!
We’re the “Best State” (U.S. News & World Report) for a lot of reasons — which is why about 15,000 international and foreign-born students enroll here each year.
We love living in Minnesota! With four distinct seasons, we find lots of great things to do outdoors all-year long. Home of over 10,000 lakes, there are ample opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. Our state is filled with clean cities and charming towns – fresh air and green spaces.
A Great State with Greater Stats
The State of Minnesota is well-known for low crime rates, inclusiveness, innovative health care, environmental quality, as well as local attractions, parks, and recreation.
#1 Happiest State(Magnify Money)
We’re also the lowest stress state according to Wallet Hub!
#4 Best State to Live(CNBC)
Well-known for our world-class healthcare system, inclusion, and quality of living.
Leader in Tech
Home of 19 Fortune 500 Companies - the 2nd highest in the United States!
#2 Best State for Jobs(Zippia)
Find your career in small towns or bustling metros!
Best State for Women(Economic, Social , Health & Safety)
Females thrive in this state, earning the 2nd highest median adjusted salaries in the nation.
Rural and City Living
With Room to Breathe, You’ll Feel Right at Home
From Minneapolis/St. Paul in the south, to the majestic Boundary Waters in the north, and from the start of the Mississippi River to the Great Lakes, Minnesota offers attractions and events to suit every taste. When not studying in the classroom, students here enjoy culture, museums, golf, professional sports, theater and world-class entertainment. With a wealth of parks, Minnesotans are constantly exploring the outdoors and all that the state has to offer.
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Minneapolis / St. Paul: The City of Lakes and a Vibrant Metro Area
International students can arrive from all of the world at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and travel to their final destination in the farthest corners of the state.
Minnesota offers big city living in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metropolitan area, with easy access to
entertainment, sports, shopping, restaurants, museums and all the amenities you’d expect from a big city.
The metropolitan area is known for its vast parks and walking and bike trails, many encircling the many lakes or bordering the Mississippi River.