What Are Some Different Minnesota Colleges and Universities?

Some colleges and universities in Minnesota are Augsburg College, a private liberal arts college in Minneapolis; Alexandria Technical and Community College in Alexandria; Anoka-Ramsey Community College in Cambridge and Coon Rapids; and Bethany Lutheran College, a private institution in Mankato founded in 1927. The University of Minnesota in Minneapolis is the largest university in the state as of 2015, and also has campuses in Crookston, Duluth, Morris and Rochester.

Minnesota is home to many technical and trade schools as well as community colleges, including Dakota County Technical College in Rosemont, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet, Inver Hills Community College in Inver Grove Heights and Itasca Community College in Grand Rapids. In addition, there are many private universities in Minnesota, including College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, emphasizing its Benedectine Catholic heritage; Hamline University in St. Paul, which features many collaborative research and study abroad programs for its undergraduates; and Minneapolis College of Art and Design in Minneapolis, which offers bachelor's and master's degrees in communication, fine arts, media and design. Minnesota is also home to special-focus institutions such as the American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Roseville and the Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies in Center City.