# Minnesota Nursing Colleges

In 2019, 15,117 students received a nursing degree from a college in Minnesota, making it rank #8 in terms of graduations. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Minnesota is $14,070 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $15,318 a year.

An estimated 56% of college students in Minnesota take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,837 per year.

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## Most Popular Nursing Schools in Minnesota

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There are 8,024 undergraduates at Walden University, of which 674 are full-time, and there are 50,360 students altogether. For undergraduates at Walden University, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

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.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,800 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Capella University is 37,171, of which 9,815 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,373 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 50% of students at Capella University take out loans to pay for college. 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.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Capella University is $43,000.

There are 4,094 undergraduates at Rasmussen College - Minnesota, of which 2,005 are full-time, and there are 4,124 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Rasmussen College - Minnesota is 4.2 years.

Approximately 73% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,521 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Rasmussen College - Minnesota is $27,500.

There are 1,103 full-time undergraduates at Minnesota West, and 3,362 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

50% of Minnesota West students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,090 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Minnesota West with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,479 undergraduates at St. Scholastica, of which 2,062 are full-time, and there are 4,043 students altogether. It takes the average St. Scholastica undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

About 68% of students who apply get accepted. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 69% are women.

Roughly 72% of students at St. Scholastica take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $11,395 a year. St. Scholastica has a 2.8% 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 $44,900 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Lake Superior College is 5,281, which includes 1,876 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

45% of LSC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,919 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.7% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from LSC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at University of Minnesota - Twin Cities is 50,734, of which 34,437 students are undergraduates and of those, 30,001 are full-time. UMN Twin Cities has a freshman retention rate of 93%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 50% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 45% 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. UMN Twin Cities has a 2.2% 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 Twin Cities is $41,800.

There are 7,792 students at Winona State in total, 7,237 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,324 are full-time. It takes the average Winona State undergraduate about 5.4 years to complete their degree.

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

Roughly 69% of students at Winona State take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,337 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Winona State is $38,400.

There are 3,283 undergraduates at St. Kate’s, of which 2,143 are full-time, and there are 4,859 students altogether. For undergraduates at St. Kate’s, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 70%. Of the accepted students, 0% are men and 100% are women.

72% of St. Kate’s students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,413 a year. St. Kate’s has a 3.4% 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 $42,700 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Century College - White Bear Lake is 8,891, which includes 3,419 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Roughly 32% of students at Century College - White Bear Lake take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,778 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,100 during the early-career years.

There are 6,912 students at Saint Paul College in total, 2,408 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

24% of Saint Paul College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Saint Paul College is $26,600.

There are 828 full-time undergraduates at Anoka Technical College, and 1,844 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 51% of students at Anoka Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,687 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%.

Students who graduate from Anoka Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Northland Community and Technical College is 3,500, which includes 1,376 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

56% of Northland Community and Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,542 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,100 during the early-career years.

There are 12,492 undergraduates at Minnesota State Mankato, of which 10,545 are full-time, and there are 14,374 students altogether. It takes the average Minnesota State Mankato undergraduate about 5.5 years to complete their degree.

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

63% of Minnesota State Mankato students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,396 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,200 during the early-career years.

There are 7,031 undergraduates at Metro State, of which 2,984 are full-time, and there are 7,861 students altogether. It takes the average Metro State undergraduate about 5.3 years to complete their degree.

About 56% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% 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.

The total student population at Inver Hills Community College is 4,264, which includes 1,672 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

30% of IHCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,725 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.7% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from IHCC is $33,900.

There are 5,129 students at Rochester Community and Technical College in total, 2,255 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

40% of Rochester Community and Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,828 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Rochester Community and Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 4,690 undergraduates at Bemidji State University, of which 3,289 are full-time, and there are 5,111 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 66%. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Approximately 69% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,763 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Bemidji State University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 4,108 full-time undergraduates at Normandale Community College, and 9,784 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Approximately 29% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,315 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.3% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Normandale Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Anoka-Ramsey Community College is 8,845, which includes 3,329 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 28 to 1.

36% of Anoka-Ramsey Community College-Coon Rapids Campus students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,941 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Anoka-Ramsey Community College-Coon Rapids Campus is $32,400.

The total student population at Minneapolis Community and Technical College is 6,951, which includes 2,457 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

26% of Minneapolis Community and Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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.

There are 2,149 full-time undergraduates at St Cloud Technical and Community College, and 4,325 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Roughly 48% of students at St Cloud Technical and Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,328 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.8% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from St Cloud Technical and Community College is $34,100.

There are 3,692 students at Bethel University Minnesota in total, 2,856 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,417 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Bethel University Minnesota is 4.1 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Roughly 71% of students at Bethel University Minnesota take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,558 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,100 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Dakota County Technical College is 2,523, which includes 1,343 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

36% of DCTC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,522 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

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

There are 2,445 full-time undergraduates at M State, and 6,222 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

57% of M State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,400 during the early-career years.

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