Top Universities in Minnesota

University of Minnesota--Twin Cities is the highest ranked and the only Tier 1 National University in the state of Minnesota, placed 61st in the country by the US News & World Report in 2009.

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (U of M) is the oldest and largest part of the University of Minnesota system. It is one of the World's Top 100 institutions:
- 87th in 2008 Times Higher Education ranking of the World's Top 200 Universities.
- 28th in SJTU's Academic Rankings of World Universities 2008.
- 8th in the ranking of World Top Universities by Webometrics 2009.
- 30th in the Newsweek ranking of top 100 global universities.

According to the U.S. News and World Report, U of M is rated highly in the following subjects:
- 7th for Information Systems program (2009).
- the College of Pharmacy is ranked 3rd in the nation (2008).
- its undergraduate Chemical Engineering program is rated 4th (2009).

According to the The Med School 100, U of M is placed 15th among US Best Medical Schools for Best Primary Care, followed by U of Minnesota - Duluth at 16th position.

North Central University has been recognized among America's Best Colleges and Universities by the U.S. News and World Report.

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is one of 152 schools receiving the "Best in the Midwest" designation for 2011 (Princeton Review).

University of Minnesota Morris has received “Best College” designations from both U.S. News and World Report and Forbes.

Winona State University has been featured as one of America’s 100 Best College Buys for quality and value.

List of colleges and universities in Minnesota:
  • Adler Graduate School
  • Association Free Lutheran Bible School and Seminary
  • Bethel University
  • Capella University
  • College of St. Scholastica
  • College of Visual Arts
  • Concordia College, Moorhead
  • Concordia University, Saint Paul
  • Crossroads College
  • Crown College
  • Dunwoody College of Technology
  • Luther Seminary
  • Martin Luther College
  • Minneapolis College of Art and Design
  • North Central University
  • Northwestern College
  • Oak Hills Christian College
  • Pillsbury Baptist Bible College
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
  • University of Minnesota System
- Crookston
- Duluth
- Morris
- Twin Cities
  • Minnesota State College & University System
- Bemidji State Univ
- Metropolitan State Univ
- Minnesota State Univ, Mankato
- Minnesota State Univ, Moorhead
- Southwest Minnesota State Univ
- Saint Cloud State Univ
- Winona State Univ
  • Walden University
* Suggested Reading: Top Liberal Arts Colleges in Minnesota