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Undergraduate Profile

Enrollment statistics at a glance

During fall 2014, Minnesota postsecondary institutions enrolled 271,255 undergraduates.

  • Undergraduate enrollments at four-year institutions have remained stable, but not at state two-year colleges and private career schools.
  • Undergraduate enrollment increased 3 percent from 2005 but decreased 12 percent from 2010 to 2014.
  • Women comprised the majority of undergraduates across all race/ethnicity groups.
  • Students age 25 and older were more likely to enroll part time than students age 24 and younger. Undergraduates age 24 and younger were more likely to enroll full time. See age data.
  • Most undergraduates enrolled at four-year institutions attend full time.
  • The majority of undergraduates attending Minnesota postsecondary institutions were Minnesota residents.

Note: Undergraduate data in this section does not include 30,531 high school students who were concurrently enrolled in high school and a postsecondary institution through dual-enrollment programs.

Women Undergraduates Comprised the Majority in All Race/Ethnic Groups, Fall 2014

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Source: Minnesota Office of Higher Education

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