2021 Best Value Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in Minnesota
Finding the Best Value Mathematics & Statistics School for You
Mathematics & Statistics is the #16 most popular major in Minnesota with 786 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that 2.5% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.
This year's Best Value Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in Minnesota ranking looked at 4 colleges that offer a bachelor's in mathematics and statistics. Note that the phrase 'best value' does not mean the absolute lowest-priced. For this ranking, we are identifying those mathematics and statistics schools that provide their students with a hiqh quality education at a price that is lower than other colleges and universities of the same caliber.
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. Keep in mind that the net cost for you may be higher or lower, depending on your income and other factors.
More Ways to Rank Mathematics & Statistics Schools
The mathematics and statistics school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Value Mathematics & Statistics Schools.
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2021 Best Value Mathematics & Statistics Schools in Minnesota
Best Value Mathematics & Statistics Schools in Minnesota
University of Minnesota - Duluth landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value mathematics and statistics schools. UMN Duluth is a large public school located in the city of Duluth. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UMN Duluth, the school also landed the #4 rank in our Best Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in Minnesota ranking.
The average student at UMN Duluth graduates in less than 4.5 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $22,044. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from UMN Duluth is $98,537. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.Request Information
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. UMN Twin Cities is a fairly large public school located in the city of Minneapolis. In addition to being on our best value list, UMN Twin Cities has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in Minnesota ranking.
It takes the average student at UMN Twin Cities about 4.2 years to graduate, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $33,989. This means that the average student pays around $143,094 to get a bachelor’s degree from UMN Twin Cities. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.Request Information
St Olaf College comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the distant town of Northfield, St. Olaf is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. St. Olaf also took the #3 spot in our Best Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in Minnesota rankings.
At St. Olaf, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.1 years, and it costs about $32,599 per year to attend the school. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from St. Olaf is about $132,026. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.Request Information
The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Macalester College. Located in the large city of Saint Paul, Macalester is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. In addition to being on our best value list, Macalester has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Mathematics & Statistics in Minnesota ranking.
The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Macalester is 4.1 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $36,306. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from Macalester is $147,402. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.Request Information
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Notes and References
*These averages are for the top 4 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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