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6 Minnesota institutions in top 200 colleges ranked by value

Money looked at more than 700 schools for its Best Colleges for Your Money list.

The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is among the top 100 colleges and universities ranked by value, according to a new list from Money

Money ranked schools that combine quality and affordability to come up with its Best Colleges for Your Money list, published Aug. 25, based on tuition fees, family borrowing and career earnings, among other information. 

The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities ranked No. 58 on the list, noting the estimated cost without aid is $28,500 and $17,400 with an average grant (56% of students get a grant). Students graduate with an average student debt of $17,500, and the graduation rate is 80%. 

The U ranked the highest of the Minnesota colleges on the list. 

The other local schools that ranked the highest on the list are: 

– St. Olaf College in Northfield came in at No. 100. 

– St. Johns University in Collegeville ranked No. 120

– Concordia University-St. Paul came in at No. 150

– Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter ranked at No. 171

– Martin Luther College in New Ulm at No. 177

On the overall list of more than 700 schools, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ranked No. 1, followed by Stanford University at No. 2, Princeton University at No. 3, the University of Michigan at No. 4 and Duke University at No. 5. 

You can see the full list here.

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