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Minnesota Computer Science Colleges

59 Colleges
3,897 Yearly Graduations
$67,473 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$29,743 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 3,897 students received a computer science degree from a college in Minnesota, making it rank #22 in terms of graduations. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $16,868 per year to get their degree at a college in Minnesota, while out of state students will pay an average of $18,157 per year.

An estimated 56% of college students in Minnesota take out loans, with the average loan amount being $7,436 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
728 Yearly Degrees
$15,027 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 51,327 students at UMN Twin Cities in total, 35,165 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 29,939 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UMN Twin Cities is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 50%. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Roughly 46% of students at UMN Twin Cities take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,797 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from UMN Twin Cities with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $41,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

Capella University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
462 Yearly Degrees
$14,540 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Capella University is 37,859, of which 10,503 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,758 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,839 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $43,000 during the early-career years.

#3

University of St Thomas Minnesota

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
303 Yearly Degrees
$45,780 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of St Thomas Minnesota is 9,824, of which 6,355 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,137 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at UST MN. The freshman retention rate is 88%.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

55% of UST MN students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $10,080 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UST MN is $45,400.

#4

Metropolitan State University

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
260 Yearly Degrees
$8,114 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,592 students at Metro State in total, 6,770 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,999 are full-time. For undergraduates at Metro State, the average graduation time is 5.3 years.

About 56% of students who apply get accepted. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

Roughly 39% of students at Metro State take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,833 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Metro State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

Saint Cloud State University

Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
216 Yearly Degrees
$8,656 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,346 undergraduates at St. Cloud State University, of which 6,977 are full-time, and there are 13,049 students altogether. For undergraduates at St. Cloud State University, the average graduation time is 5.5 years.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

Roughly 61% of students at St. Cloud State University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,910 a year. St. Cloud State University has a 4.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from St. Cloud State University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Walden University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
169 Yearly Degrees
$10,766 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Walden University is 48,420, of which 7,016 students are undergraduates and of those, 827 are full-time. It takes the average Walden University undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

Approximately 100% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,333 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Walden University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

University of Minnesota - Duluth

Duluth, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
128 Yearly Degrees
$13,680 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,858 students at UMN Duluth in total, 9,847 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 8,535 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 77%. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

Roughly 64% of students at UMN Duluth take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,970 a year. UMN Duluth has a 3.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMN Duluth is $38,500.

Public Public vs. Private
120 Yearly Degrees
$5,545 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,404 full-time undergraduates at Minneapolis Community and Technical College, and 7,014 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Roughly 26% of students at Minneapolis Community and Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,201 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Minneapolis Community and Technical College is $28,200.

Public Public vs. Private
118 Yearly Degrees
$8,438 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Minnesota State University - Mankato is 14,325, of which 12,490 students are undergraduates and of those, 10,413 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Minnesota State Mankato is 5.5 years.

About 61% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

Approximately 63% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,396 a year. Minnesota State Mankato has a 4.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Minnesota State Mankato with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#10

North Hennepin Community College

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
108 Yearly Degrees
$4,566 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,976 full-time undergraduates at North Hennepin Community College, and 6,198 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Roughly 30% of students at North Hennepin Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,213 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from North Hennepin Community College is $33,200.

#11

Century College - White Bear Lake

White Bear Lake, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
86 Yearly Degrees
$5,578 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,465 full-time undergraduates at Century College - White Bear Lake, and 8,695 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Approximately 32% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,778 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.2% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Century College - White Bear Lake with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Hennepin Technical College

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
86 Yearly Degrees
$5,248 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Hennepin Technical College is 4,625, which includes 1,627 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 34% of students at Hennepin Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,577 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,100 during the early-career years.

#13

Saint Paul College

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
80 Yearly Degrees
$5,736 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,325 full-time undergraduates at Saint Paul College, and 6,656 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

Approximately 24% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,846 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Saint Paul College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Anoka-Ramsey Community College

Coon Rapids, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
61 Yearly Degrees
$5,207 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,346 full-time undergraduates at Anoka-Ramsey Community College-Coon Rapids Campus, and 8,804 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 28 to 1.

Roughly 36% of students at Anoka-Ramsey Community College-Coon Rapids Campus take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,941 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Anoka-Ramsey Community College-Coon Rapids Campus with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

Macalester College

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
58 Yearly Degrees
$56,292 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,074 full-time undergraduates at Macalester, and 2,098 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Macalester is 93%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

About 41% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Approximately 57% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,100 a year. Macalester has a 0.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Macalester with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#16

Dunwoody College of Technology

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
57 Yearly Degrees
$23,096 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,109 full-time undergraduates at Dunwoody College of Technology, and 1,358 students altogether. For undergraduates at Dunwoody College of Technology, the average graduation time is 4.0 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 73%. Around 88% of accepted students are men, and 12% are women.

66% of Dunwoody College of Technology students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $11,743 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Dunwoody College of Technology with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $40,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
57 Yearly Degrees
$5,560 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Minnesota State Community and Technical College is 6,086, which includes 2,219 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 57% of students at M State take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,685 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from M State is $32,400.

#18

Dakota County Technical College

Rosemount, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
56 Yearly Degrees
$5,864 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Dakota County Technical College is 2,433, which includes 1,371 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 36% of students at DCTC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,522 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from DCTC is $35,900.

#19

Winona State University

Winona, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
54 Yearly Degrees
$9,666 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,605 students at Winona State in total, 6,978 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,125 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Winona State is 5.4 years.

About 66% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

Approximately 69% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,337 a year. Winona State has a 3.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,400 during the early-career years.

#20

Carleton College

Northfield, Minnesota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
53 Yearly Degrees
$57,111 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,115 students at Carleton in total, 2,093 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Only 21% of students who apply get accepted. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

41% of Carleton students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,502 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Carleton with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
53 Yearly Degrees
$8,954 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,747 students at MSU Moorhead in total, 4,673 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,787 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

About 60% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,141 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from MSU Moorhead with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#22

South Central College

North Mankato, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
51 Yearly Degrees
$5,491 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at South Central College is 2,775, which includes 1,359 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

37% of South Central College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,708 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from South Central College is $30,500.

#23

Normandale Community College

Bloomington, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
38 Yearly Degrees
$5,964 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,743 students at Normandale Community College in total, 4,050 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Roughly 29% of students at Normandale Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,315 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,900 during the early-career years.

#24

Augsburg University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
31 Yearly Degrees
$39,955 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,425 students at Augsburg in total, 2,512 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,178 are full-time. For undergraduates at Augsburg, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 65%. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Approximately 86% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,497 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Augsburg is $38,200.

#25

Lake Superior College

Duluth, Minnesota
Public Public vs. Private
29 Yearly Degrees
$5,334 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,230 students at LSC in total, 1,794 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 45% of students at LSC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,919 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.7% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from LSC is $31,700.

Other Minnesota Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 The College of Saint Scholastica 27
26 Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota 27
26 University of Minnesota - Morris 27
26 Concordia University, Saint Paul 27
30 St Cloud Technical and Community College 25
31 St Olaf College 23
32 Northland Community and Technical College 20
32 Rasmussen University - Minnesota 20
34 Summit Academy Opportunities Industrialization Center 19
35 Central Lakes College - Brainerd 16
35 Bemidji State University 16
35 Saint Johns University 16
38 Riverland Community College 15
38 Gustavus Adolphus College 15
38 Bethel University Minnesota 15
38 Southwest Minnesota State University 15
42 Rochester Community and Technical College 13
43 Pine Technical & Community College 12
43 Ridgewater College 12
45 Minnesota State College Southeast 10
46 Minnesota West Community and Technical College 9
46 Alexandria Technical & Community College 9
48 University of Northwestern - St Paul 8
48 Inver Hills Community College 8
48 Hibbing Community College 8
51 American Indian OIC 7
52 Concordia College at Moorhead 5
53 Northwest Technical College 4
54 Anoka Technical College 3
55 College of Saint Benedict 2
56 Herzing University - Minneapolis 1
56 Academy College 1
58 Hamline University 0
58 Bethany Lutheran College 0

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