Schools near Roseville include four-year universities and colleges, two-year institutions and vocational training schools. In an effort to help aspiring college students find the right schools for them, this article looks at area schools meeting specific criteria based on data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
Closest Schools to Roseville, Minnesota
The city of Roseville, MN, is home to three schools, including a couple of 4-year institutions and a 2-year college. There are also several options nearby in places like St. Paul and Minneapolis. See the mainstream (non-specialty) schools located under four miles away from downtown.
- Minneapolis Business College (located downtown)
- National American University - Roseville (located downtown)
- University of Northwestern - St. Paul (located downtown)
- Bethel University (3.8 miles)
- Concordia University - Saint Paul (3.9 miles)
Largest Schools Near Roseville, Minnesota
Large schools may be of benefit to students looking for expanded options and degree programs. Among those with the highest levels of enrollment, you can find area schools with large student populations including one public university, one public 2-year school and three 4-year private schools.
- Walden University (52,188)
- University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (51,147)
- Capella University (35,061)
- University of St. Thomas (10,140)
- Normandale Community College (9,539)
Find schools that offer these popular programs
- Biological and Biomedical Sciences
- Communications and Journalism
- Computer Sciences
- Culinary Arts and Personal Services
- Liberal Arts and Humanities
- Mechanic and Repair Technologies
- Medical and Health Professions
- Physical Sciences
- Transportation and Distribution
- Visual and Performing Arts
Lowest Net Price
Finding a top school that is also affordable can be very important to students. The following schools have lower net prices of the institutions in the area. The NCES calculated the net price by subtracting the average amount of financial aid students receive from the total cost to attend the school. The figures represent data obtained from NCES for the 2014-2015 year for full-time undergraduates.
- Century College ($8,184)
- North Hennepin Community College ($10,036)
- Anoka-Ramsey Community College (10,974)
- Inver Hills Community College ($11,437)
- Dakota County Technical College ($11,678)
Highest Graduation Rate
Checking out graduation rates can give prospective students some insight into the educational effectiveness of colleges or universities. According to the NCES, the following schools have higher graduation rates for the area. These stats are based on undergraduate students who entered programs in fall 2009 (for 4-year schools) or fall 2012 (for 2-year schools) and earned a degree or certificate within 150% of normal completion time (e.g., six years or less for a bachelor's degree).
- Macalester College (90%)
- Minneapolis Business College (86%)
- University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (77%)
- University of St. Thomas (76%)
- Academy College (75%)
With many public and private institutions to choose from, students can weigh costs, graduation rates, school size and distance from Roseville to help determine which school is a good choice for furthering their education.