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2021 Best Value Colleges for Statistics in the The Plains States Region

2 Colleges
374 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,016 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Statistics School for You

Best Value Colleges for Statistics in the The Plains States RegionOut of all the majors we analyze each year, statistics was ranked #85 in the country. In fact 4,428 bachelor's degrees were handed out in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 374 went to students in the The Plains States region of the United States.

For this year's Best Value Colleges for Statistics in the The Plains States Region ranking, we looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in stats. Note that the phrase 'best value' does not mean the absolute lowest-priced. We are more focused on stats schools that offer a high quality education at a price lower that other schools of similar academic excellence.

Average cost figures start with estimating tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses. We then subtract the average amount of financial aid that a student receives. You can use this as a gauge to estimate how much you may need to pay out of pocket to cover costs when financial aid isn't enough. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

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Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Value Stats Schools list, to help you choose the best school for you.

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2021 Best Value Statistics Schools in The Plains States

The colleges and universities below are the best for the money for stats majors.

Best Value Stats Schools in the The Plains States Region

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Minnesota - Duluth. UMN Duluth is a large public school located in the small city of Duluth. UMN Duluth also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Statistics in the The Plains States Region rankings.

It takes about 4.5 years for the average student at UMN Duluth to complete their degree, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $22,044. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from UMN Duluth is about $98,537. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

On average, stats graduates from UMN Duluth take out $15,636 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $163, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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University of Minnesota - Twin Cities landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value statistics schools. UMN Twin Cities is a very large public school located in the large city of Minneapolis. UMN Twin Cities also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Statistics in the The Plains States Region rankings.

The average student at UMN Twin Cities graduates in less than 4.2 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $33,989. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from UMN Twin Cities is $143,094. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

Stats majors at UMN Twin Cities take out an average of $21,554 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $242, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best Statistics Colleges by State

Explore the best statistics schools for a specific state in this the The Plains States region.

State Degrees Awarded
Missouri 48
Minnesota 174
Iowa 109
Kansas 15
South Dakota 16
North Dakota 12

One of 3 majors within the Mathematics & Statistics area of study, Statistics has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Mathematics 1,773
Applied Mathematics 73
Other Statistics 23

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 2 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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