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Out-of-State Institutions Attended by Minnesota Residents, 2012

Institutions Located in Border States were Top Choices for 2012 Minnesota high school Graduates Attending College Out of State, Fall 2012

Institutions Located in Border States were Top Choices for 2012 Minnesota high school Graduates Attending College Out of State, Fall 2012


Institution NameStateFirst-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who graduated from high school in the past 12 months
North Dakota State University-Main CampusND1,338
University of North DakotaND1,172
University of Wisconsin-MadisonWI766
Iowa State UniversityIA613
University of Wisconsin-River FallsWI547
University of Wisconsin-Eau ClaireWI532
South Dakota State UniversitySD518
University of Wisconsin-StoutWI513
University of Wisconsin-La CrosseWI306
Luther CollegeIA233
North Dakota State College of ScienceND205
University of South DakotaSD139
Augustana CollegeSD133
Drake UniversityIA128
University of Wisconsin-SuperiorWI127
Marquette UniversityWI107
University of IowaIA104
University of Wisconsin-MilwaukeeWI101
University of Nebraska-LincolnNE96
University of Missouri-ColumbiaMO95
Creighton UniversityNE89
Montana State UniversityMT84
University of Notre DameIN75
University of KansasKS71
Loyola University ChicagoIL69
DePaul UniversityIL68
University of Wisconsin-Stevens PointWI62
Michigan Technological UniversityMI61
South Dakota School of Mines and TechnologySD57
University of DenverCO56
Arizona State UniversityAZ55
Columbia College-ChicagoIL53
University of Sioux FallsSD53
Jamestown CollegeND50
Viterbo UniversityWI50
Western Technical CollegeWI48
Indiana University-BloomingtonIN47
Brigham Young University-ProvoUT47
Iowa Lakes Community CollegeIA46
Lake Area Technical InstituteSD46
Southeast Technical InstituteSD46
Miami University-OxfordOH44
Northern Michigan UniversityMI41
Lawrence UniversityWI40
New York UniversityNY39
Wartburg CollegeIA38
Colorado State University-Fort CollinsCO36
University of Colorado BoulderCO36
Carthage CollegeWI36
University of Northern IowaIA35
Wheaton CollegeIL34
Northern State UniversitySD34
Baylor UniversityTX34
University of Wisconsin-PlattevilleWI33
Waldorf CollegeIA32
Purdue University-Main CampusIN32
University of ArizonaAZ30
Boston CollegeMA30
Washington University in St LouisMO30
Northland CollegeWI30
University of ChicagoIL29
North Iowa Area Community CollegeIA27
Grinnell CollegeIA27
University of Michigan-Ann ArborMI27
Mayville State UniversityND27
Stanford UniversityCA26
Yale UniversityCT26
Northwestern CollegeIA25
Harvard UniversityMA25
Dakota State UniversitySD24
Benedictine CollegeKS23
Saint Louis University-Main CampusMO23
University of Southern CaliforniaCA22
Northwestern UniversityIL22
George Washington UniversityDC21
Lake Region State CollegeND21
Northeastern UniversityMA20
Valley City State UniversityND20
Coe CollegeIA19
Calvin CollegeMI19
University of MaryND19
Whitman CollegeWA19
Beloit CollegeWI19
University of Wisconsin-Green BayWI19
Boston UniversityMA18
Milwaukee School of EngineeringWI18
United States Air Force AcademyCO17
Buena Vista UniversityIA17
North Park UniversityIL17
Xavier University of LouisianaLA17
Michigan State UniversityMI17
United States Military AcademyNY17
Lewis & Clark CollegeOR17
Concordia University-WisconsinWI17
University of San DiegoCA16
Emory UniversityGA16
Northeast Iowa Community College-CalmarIA16
Bradley UniversityIL16
University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignIL16
Kansas State UniversityKS16
Wellesley CollegeMA16
Brown UniversityRI16
University of Puget SoundWA16
Cornell CollegeIA15
Iowa Western Community CollegeIA15
Upper Iowa UniversityIA15
The University of MontanaMT15
Ohio State University-Main CampusOH15
Texas Christian UniversityTX15
Eckerd CollegeFL14
Briar Cliff UniversityIA14
Cornell UniversityNY14
University of Wisconsin-OshkoshWI14
University of Wisconsin-WhitewaterWI14
Carroll UniversityWI14
University of California-BerkeleyCA13
Des Moines Area Community CollegeIA13
Simpson CollegeIA13
Rose-Hulman Institute of TechnologyIN13
Tufts UniversityMA13
University of PennsylvaniaPA13
Providence CollegeRI13
Dakota Wesleyan UniversitySD13
Middlebury CollegeVT13
The Evergreen State CollegeWA13
Regis UniversityCO12
The University of TampaFL12
Brigham Young University-IdahoID12
Moody Bible InstituteIL12
Taylor UniversityIN12
Duke UniversityNC12
University of Nebraska at OmahaNE12
Dartmouth CollegeNH12
Princeton UniversityNJ12
Oberlin CollegeOH12
Xavier UniversityOH12
Presentation CollegeSD12
University of Wisconsin CollegesWI12
Biola UniversityCA11
Georgetown UniversityDC11
University of DubuqueIA11
Knox CollegeIL11
Colby CollegeME11
Rochester Institute of TechnologyNY11
Fordham UniversityNY11
University of Oklahoma Norman CampusOK11
University of OregonOR11
University of DallasTX11
Wisconsin Lutheran CollegeWI11
University of Phoenix-Online CampusAZ10
Colorado CollegeCO10
Loras CollegeIA10
Lake Forest CollegeIL10
Lincoln College of Technology-IndianapolisIN10
Syracuse UniversityNY10
Case Western Reserve UniversityOH10
Mitchell Technical InstituteSD10
University of UtahUT10
Ripon CollegeWI10
Maranatha Baptist Bible CollegeWI10
University of WyomingWY10
Harding UniversityAR9
Santa Clara UniversityCA9
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis ObispoCA9
San Diego State UniversityCA9
University of MiamiFL9
Kirkwood Community CollegeIA9
Valparaiso UniversityIN9
Smith CollegeMA9
United States Naval AcademyMD9
Bismarck State CollegeND9
University of New Hampshire-Main CampusNH9
Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteNY9
University of PortlandOR9
Liberty UniversityVA9
Loyola Marymount UniversityCA8
Fort Lewis CollegeCO8
American UniversityDC8
Full Sail UniversityFL8
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main CampusGA8
La James College of Hairstyling and CosmetologyIA8
Northwest Iowa Community CollegeIA8
Morningside CollegeIA8
Northern Illinois UniversityIL8
Earlham CollegeIN8
Johns Hopkins UniversityMD8
Hope CollegeMI8
Concordia University-SewardNE8
Colgate UniversityNY8
Hobart William Smith CollegesNY8
Kenyon CollegeOH8
Belmont UniversityTN8
Seattle UniversityWA8
Saint Norbert CollegeWI8
The University of AlabamaAL7
Universal Technical Institute-Motorcycle Mechanics Institute DivisionAZ7
Azusa Pacific UniversityCA7
University of California-Los AngelesCA7
Colorado School of MinesCO7
Florida Institute of TechnologyFL7
Dordt CollegeIA7
Augustana CollegeIL7
DePauw UniversityIN7
Tulane University of LouisianaLA7
Emerson CollegeMA7
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyMA7
Williams CollegeMA7
Missouri University of Science and TechnologyMO7
Franciscan University of SteubenvilleOH7
Denison UniversityOH7
The College of WoosterOH7
Oral Roberts UniversityOK7
Villanova UniversityPA7
Vanderbilt UniversityTN7
Southern Methodist UniversityTX7
University of Virginia-Main CampusVA7
University of Washington-Seattle CampusWA7
Seattle Pacific UniversityWA7
Madison Area Technical CollegeWI7
Grand Canyon UniversityAZ6
Pomona CollegeCA6
University of California-San DiegoCA6
Wesleyan UniversityCT6
Ave Maria UniversityFL6
Clark Atlanta UniversityGA6
Iowa Central Community CollegeIA6
Grand View UniversityIA6
Elmhurst CollegeIL6
Loyola University-New OrleansLA6
Berklee College of MusicMA6
Hampshire CollegeMA6
Worcester Polytechnic InstituteMA6
University of MaineME6
Bowdoin CollegeME6
Andrews UniversityMI6
Kalamazoo CollegeMI6
Wake Forest UniversityNC6
Minot State UniversityND6
Cedarville UniversityOH6
Kent State University at KentOH6
University of DaytonOH6
Clemson UniversitySC6
University of South Carolina-ColumbiaSC6
Black Hills State UniversitySD6
Mount Marty CollegeSD6
Gonzaga UniversityWA6
Pacific Lutheran UniversityWA6
Auburn UniversityAL5
California Institute of TechnologyCA5
Chapman UniversityCA5
FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los AngelesCA5
Occidental CollegeCA5
Community College of DenverCO5
Gallaudet UniversityDC5
University of Central FloridaFL5
Savannah College of Art and DesignGA5
Spelman CollegeGA5
Hebrew Theological CollegeIL5
Saint Xavier UniversityIL5
School of the Art Institute of ChicagoIL5
Saint Mary's CollegeIN5
Amherst CollegeMA5
Bentley UniversityMA5
Evangel UniversityMO5
Missouri State University-SpringfieldMO5
University of North Carolina at Chapel HillNC5
Rasmussen College-North DakotaND5
The Salon Professional AcademyND5
Wayne State CollegeNE5
Seton Hall UniversityNJ5
Sarah Lawrence CollegeNY5
Columbia University in the City of New YorkNY5
Fashion Institute of TechnologyNY5
Marist CollegeNY5
University of RochesterNY5
Oklahoma City UniversityOK5
Oregon State UniversityOR5
Carnegie Mellon UniversityPA5
Messiah CollegePA5
Swarthmore CollegePA5
Wofford CollegeSC5
Southern Adventist UniversityTN5
Texas A & M University-College StationTX5
The University of Texas at DallasTX5
University of VermontVT5
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical CollegeWI5
West Virginia UniversityWV5
Argosy University-Phoenix Online DivisionAZ4
Northern Arizona UniversityAZ4
Allen School-PhoenixAZ4
Thomas Aquinas CollegeCA4
University of Northern ColoradoCO4
Saint Leo UniversityFL4
Universal Technical InstituteFL4
Florida Gulf Coast UniversityFL4
Florida State UniversityFL4
Palm Beach Atlantic UniversityFL4
University of Hawaii at ManoaHI4
Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological SeminaryIA4
Graceland University-LamoniIA4
Hawkeye Community CollegeIA4
Illinois Institute of TechnologyIL4
Illinois State UniversityIL4
Illinois Wesleyan UniversityIL4
University of Illinois at ChicagoIL4
MidAmerica Nazarene UniversityKS4
University of KentuckyKY4
Western Kentucky UniversityKY4
Maryland Institute College of ArtMD4
Bates CollegeME4
Lindenwood UniversityMO4
Southwest Baptist UniversityMO4
Mississippi State UniversityMS4
Rocky Mountain CollegeMT4
High Point UniversityNC4
North Carolina A & T State UniversityNC4
Josef's School of Hair Design Inc-Fargo WestND4
Midland UniversityNE4
University of Nevada-Las VegasNV4
Culinary Institute of AmericaNY4
American Musical and Dramatic AcademyNY4
Barnard CollegeNY4
Hofstra UniversityNY4
Bowling Green State University-Main CampusOH4
Ohio University-Main CampusOH4
University of Akron Main CampusOH4
Grove City CollegePA4
Drexel UniversityPA4
Lafayette CollegePA4
Rhodes CollegeTN4
Prairie View A & M UniversityTX4
Rice UniversityTX4
Utah State UniversityUT4
University of RichmondVA4
College of William and MaryVA4
Washington and Lee UniversityVA4
Bennington CollegeVT4
Edgewood CollegeWI4
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New YorkNY1
Berkeley College-New YorkNY1
Central Yeshiva Tomchei Tmimim LubavitzNY1
Concordia College-New YorkNY1
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and ArtNY1
CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community CollegeNY1
CUNY Brooklyn CollegeNY1
Hamilton CollegeNY1
LIM CollegeNY1
Long Island University-Brooklyn CampusNY1
Manhattan School of MusicNY1
Marymount Manhattan CollegeNY1
Monroe College-Main CampusNY1
Polytechnic Institute of New York UniversityNY1
Rabbinical Seminary of AmericaNY1
School of Visual ArtsNY1
Skidmore CollegeNY1
St. Francis CollegeNY1
Stony Brook UniversityNY1
SUNY at AlbanyNY1
Talmudical Seminary Oholei TorahNY1
The Juilliard SchoolNY1
Wagner CollegeNY1
Wells CollegeNY1
Yeshiva Derech ChaimNY1
Capital UniversityOH1
Central State UniversityOH1
Cleveland Institute of ArtOH1
Columbus State Community CollegeOH1
Heidelberg UniversityOH1
Hiram CollegeOH1
Lake Erie CollegeOH1
Ohio Wesleyan UniversityOH1
Otterbein UniversityOH1
University of Cincinnati-Clermont CollegeOH1
University of Northwestern OhioOH1
Urbana UniversityOH1
Wilberforce UniversityOH1
Wright State University-Main CampusOH1
George Fox UniversityOR1
Linfield College-McMinnville CampusOR1
Oregon College of Art and CraftOR1
Pacific UniversityOR1
Portland Community CollegeOR1
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online DivisionPA1
Allegheny CollegePA1
Bryn Mawr CollegePA1
Cabrini CollegePA1
Clarion University of PennsylvaniaPA1
DeSales UniversityPA1
Dickinson CollegePA1
East Stroudsburg University of PennsylvaniaPA1
Gannon UniversityPA1
La Salle UniversityPA1
Lehigh UniversityPA1
Misericordia UniversityPA1
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine ArtsPA1
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State BrandywinePA1
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New KensingtonPA1
Point Park UniversityPA1
Saint Vincent CollegePA1
Seton Hill UniversityPA1
Susquehanna UniversityPA1
The University of the ArtsPA1
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh CampusPA1
University of ScrantonPA1
Ursinus CollegePA1
Valley Forge Military CollegePA1
Waynesburg UniversityPA1
Wilson CollegePA1
York College PennsylvaniaPA1
International Yacht Restoration SchoolRI1
Rhode Island CollegeRI1
Roger Williams UniversityRI1
Salve Regina UniversityRI1
University of Rhode IslandRI1
South Carolina State UniversitySC1
Citadel Military College of South CarolinaSC1
College of CharlestonSC1
Trident Technical CollegeSC1
University of South Carolina-AikenSC1
Aquinas CollegeTN1
Middle Tennessee State UniversityTN1
Tusculum CollegeTN1
Austin Community College DistrictTX1
Brookhaven CollegeTX1
Angelo State UniversityTX1
Collin County Community College DistrictTX1
Hill CollegeTX1
Ocean CorporationTX1
Paris Junior CollegeTX1
San Jacinto Community CollegeTX1
Schreiner UniversityTX1
South Plains CollegeTX1
Southwestern UniversityTX1
Texas A & M University-Corpus ChristiTX1
The Art Institute of AustinTX1
The University of Texas at San AntonioTX1
Trinity Valley Community CollegeTX1
Tyler Junior CollegeTX1
University of North TexasTX1
Weatherford CollegeTX1
West Texas A & M UniversityTX1
Stevens-Henager College-MurrayUT1
Southern Utah UniversityUT1
Westminster CollegeUT1
Christopher Newport UniversityVA1
Eastern Mennonite UniversityVA1
Ferrum CollegeVA1
George Mason UniversityVA1
Hampden-Sydney CollegeVA1
Hampton UniversityVA1
Randolph-Macon CollegeVA1
Rudy & Kelly Academy of Hair and NailsVA1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityVA1
Landmark CollegeVT1
Antioch University-SeattleWA1
Seattle Community College-South CampusWA1
Whatcom Community CollegeWA1
Southwest Wisconsin Technical CollegeWI1
Marian UniversityWI1
Northland International UniversityWI1
Alderson Broaddus CollegeWV1
Appalachian Bible CollegeWV1
Meredith Manor International Equestrian CenterWV1
Wheeling Jesuit UniversityWV1
Sheridan CollegeWY1
Casper CollegeWY1
AVTEC-Alaska's Institute of TechnologyAK-
University of Alaska AnchorageAK-
Troy UniversityAL-
Columbia Southern UniversityAL-
Virginia College-BirminghamAL-
Heritage College-Little RockAR-
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-PrescottAZ-
Eastern Arizona CollegeAZ-
Everest College PhoenixAZ-
National Paralegal CollegeAZ-
Rio Salado CollegeAZ-
Brookline College-PhoenixAZ-
Central Arizona CollegeAZ-
Mesa Community CollegeAZ-
Pima Medical Institute-MesaAZ-
South Mountain Community CollegeAZ-
Southwest Institute of Healing ArtsAZ-
Allied American UniversityCA-
California Lutheran UniversityCA-
SAE Institute of Technology Los AngelesCA-
Lake Tahoe Community CollegeCA-
New York Film AcademyCA-
Wyotech-West SacramentoCA-
Azusa Pacific Online UniversityCA-
Brooks InstituteCA-
California State University-NorthridgeCA-
Citrus CollegeCA-
Coleman UniversityCA-
College of the DesertCA-
Gemological Institute of AmericaCA-
Los Angeles Film SchoolCA-
Marinello Schools of Beauty-San FranciscoCA-
Milan Institute-BakersfieldCA-
Monterey Peninsula CollegeCA-
Ohlone Community CollegeCA-
Professional Golfers Career CollegeCA-
San Francisco Art InstituteCA-
San Jose City CollegeCA-
Stanbridge CollegeCA-
The Art Institute of California-Argosy University Orange CountyCA-
Universal Technical Institute of Northern California IncCA-
University of California-RiversideCA-
Colorado Mountain CollegeCO-
Jones International UniversityCO-
Boulder College of Massage TherapyCO-
Colorado School of TradesCO-
Community College of AuroraCO-
Naropa UniversityCO-
National Personal Training Institute of ColoradoCO-
Post UniversityCT-
Connecticut CollegeCT-
Potomac College-WashingtonDC-
Strayer University-Global RegionDC-
Aveda Institute-Saint PetersburgFL-
International Academy of Design and Technology-OnlineFL-
Lynn UniversityFL-
Bethune-Cookman UniversityFL-
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical UniversityFL-
Florida Institute of Animal ArtsFL-
Hillsborough Community CollegeFL-
Rasmussen College-FloridaFL-
The Art Institute of Fort LauderdaleFL-
South Universityâ¬Savannah OnlineGA-
Atlanta Metropolitan State CollegeGA-
Bainbridge CollegeGA-
Brown College of Court ReportingGA-
Georgia Perimeter CollegeGA-
Kennesaw State UniversityGA-
The Art Institute of AtlantaGA-
Kaplan University-Davenport CampusIA-
Kaplan University-Mason City CampusIA-
Idaho State UniversityID-
Black Hawk CollegeIL-
Elgin Community CollegeIL-
Judson UniversityIL-
Prince Institute of Professional StudiesIL-
Regency Beauty Institute-ElginIL-
Butler UniversityIN-
Brown Mackie College-Fort WayneIN-
Goshen CollegeIN-
Ivy Tech Community CollegeIN-
Haskell Indian Nations UniversityKS-
Johnson County Community CollegeKS-
Ottawa University-OnlineKS-
Sullivan and Cogliano Training CenterMA-
Bard College at Simon's RockMA-
Becker CollegeMA-
Mount Ida CollegeMA-
Nichols CollegeMA-
University of Maryland-University CollegeMD-
College of Southern MarylandMD-
Baltimore City Community CollegeMD-
Saint Joseph's College of MaineME-
University of New EnglandME-
North Central Michigan CollegeMI-
Baker College Center for Graduate StudiesMI-
Henry Ford Community CollegeMI-
Lake Superior State UniversityMI-
Grantham UniversityMO-
Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas CityMO-
William Woods UniversityMO-
Heritage College-Kansas CityMO-
Midwestern Baptist Theological SeminaryMO-
Bryan UniversityMO-
Missouri Southern State UniversityMO-
Coastal Carolina Community CollegeNC-
Fayetteville Technical Community CollegeNC-
Cape Fear Community CollegeNC-
Central Carolina Community CollegeNC-
Williston State CollegeND-
Dakota College at BottineauND-
Headquarters Academy of Hair Design IncND-
Union CollegeNE-
Southern New Hampshire UniversityNH-
Plymouth State UniversityNH-
Thomas More College of Liberal ArtsNH-
Divers Academy InternationalNJ-
Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic ArtNJ-
Rabbinical College of AmericaNJ-
San Juan CollegeNM-
Santa Fe Community CollegeNM-
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Las VegasNV-
Buffalo State SUNYNY-
New York Institute of TechnologyNY-
Ohio Christian UniversityOH-
Tiffin UniversityOH-
Central Ohio Technical CollegeOH-
Defiance CollegeOH-
Fortis College-CentervilleOH-
Community Care CollegeOK-
Clackamas Community CollegeOR-
Pacific Northwest College of ArtOR-
American College of Healthcare SciencesOR-
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-PortlandOR-
Linn-Benton Community CollegeOR-
Portland Actors ConservatoryOR-
Wyo Tech-BlairsvillePA-
Bucks County Community CollegePA-
Juniata CollegePA-
Temple UniversityPA-
Widener University-Main CampusPA-
University of Puerto Rico-HumacaoPR-
Golf Academy of America-Myrtle BeachSC-
Horry-Georgetown Technical CollegeSC-
Sisseton Wahpeton CollegeSD-
Lane CollegeTN-
Nashville State Community CollegeTN-
Central Texas CollegeTX-
Universal Technical Institute of Texas IncTX-
Tarrant County College DistrictTX-
Wiley CollegeTX-
Richland CollegeTX-
Court Reporting Institute-Wheeler Institute of TexasTX-
El Paso Community CollegeTX-
Houston Community CollegeTX-
Odessa CollegeTX-
Dixie State College of UtahUT-
Paul Mitchell the School-ProvoUT-
Salt Lake Community CollegeUT-
Western Governors UniversityUT-
ECPI UniversityVA-
New River Community CollegeVA-
Tidewater Community CollegeVA-
Virginia State UniversityVA-
Divers Institute of TechnologyWA-
DigiPen Institute of TechnologyWA-
Trinity Lutheran CollegeWA-
Herzing University-MadisonWI-
The Salon Professional Academy-OnalaskaWI-
Fox Valley Technical CollegeWI-
Gateway Technical CollegeWI-
Globe Universityâ¬Madison WestWI-
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community CollegeWI-
Lakeshore Technical CollegeWI-
Milwaukee Area Technical CollegeWI-
Mount Mary CollegeWI-
Central Wyoming CollegeWY-
Total 13,085

Source: U.S. Department of Education, IPEDS Fall Enrollment Survey