Six Minnesota state colleges ranked among top 50 two-year colleges in the country

Saint Paul College ranks as No. 1 among 650 community colleges A national publication has ranked six two-year colleges in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system among the top 50 community colleges in the country. The annual ranking of “America’s Best Colleges” was published in the September/October issue of Washington Monthly magazine, which has been ranking community colleges since 2007. […]

MSUM targets Twins Cities community colleges

Local university offers four bachelor’s degree programs at schools in the population center.

An explosion in community college enrollment in the Twin Cities promises to bolster numbers for Minnesota State University Moorhead.

Jessica Endres, one of three MSUM Admissions counselors in the Twin Cities, said MSUM’s growing presence in the population center is bringing attention to Moorhead.

MSUM offers four bachelor’s degree programs at community colleges in the Twin Cities that are gaining in popularity. Read Amy Dalrymple’s full Forum story by clicking the headline.

Economy cited as reason enrollment is up at area community colleges

Enrollment at area community colleges is up this fall, with officials citing the economy as the main reason more students are headed to the classroom. Minnesota State Community and Technical College has 5,802 students taking classes on the four campuses or on the Internet, a 3.8 percent increase over the 5,590 students enrolled last year at this time, said Carrie Brimhall, dean of enrollment.