Best computer science colleges in Minnesota

Computer science bachelor graduates in Minnesota earn a weighted average salary of $87,640 3 years after graduation. This places Minnesota graduate earnings in the top 50% nationally. Additionally, computer science graduates earn 62% more than the total graduating bachelor class in the state.

Cost of living is not considered when comparing states.

Our computer science rankings cover 14 of the 16 programs available in Minnesota, accounting for 97% of total student graduates. We only include schools with sufficient earnings and/or cost data.

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#1 in Minnesota | #60 in Computer Science nationally
Economic score 0.93

Our economic score ranks programs based on a combination of payback and EarningsPlus. Lower scores are better. Check our methodology page for details and data sources.

Cost $10,529

The median net cost of students who receive federal financial aid. This is lower than the price advertised by the school.

Earnings $81,843

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Graduation rate 57%

Graduation rates below the school’s state average are shown in red. Schools with graduation rates in the bottom 25% nationally (48%) are not  displayed.

#2 in Minnesota | #63 in Computer Science nationally

Saint Cloud State University

Saint Cloud, Minnesota

Economic score 0.96

Our economic score ranks programs based on a combination of payback and EarningsPlus. Lower scores are better. Check our methodology page for details and data sources.

Cost $14,581

The median net cost of students who receive federal financial aid. This is lower than the price advertised by the school.

Earnings $91,282

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Graduation rate 55%

Graduation rates below the school’s state average are shown in red. Schools with graduation rates in the bottom 25% nationally (48%) are not  displayed.

#3 in Minnesota | #80 in Computer Science nationally

Metropolitan State University

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Economic score 1.04

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Cost $16,044

The median net cost of students who receive federal financial aid. This is lower than the price advertised by the school.

Earnings $91,366

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Graduation rate 65%

Graduation rates below the school’s state average are shown in red. Schools with graduation rates in the bottom 25% nationally (48%) are not  displayed.

#4 in Minnesota | #87 in Computer Science nationally

Carleton College

Northfield, Minnesota

Economic score 1.09

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Cost $28,928

The median net cost of students who receive federal financial aid. This is lower than the price advertised by the school.

Earnings $116,048

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Graduation rate 92%

Graduation rates below the school’s state average are shown in red. Schools with graduation rates in the bottom 25% nationally (48%) are not  displayed.

#5 in Minnesota | #89 in Computer Science nationally
Economic score 1.10

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Cost $17,878

The median net cost of students who receive federal financial aid. This is lower than the price advertised by the school.

Earnings $93,994

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Graduation rate 83%

Graduation rates below the school’s state average are shown in red. Schools with graduation rates in the bottom 25% nationally (48%) are not  displayed.

#6 in Minnesota | #137 in Computer Science nationally

Bemidji State University

Bemidji, Minnesota

Economic score 1.47

Our economic score ranks programs based on a combination of payback and EarningsPlus. Lower scores are better. Check our methodology page for details and data sources.

Cost $16,033

The median net cost of students who receive federal financial aid. This is lower than the price advertised by the school.

Earnings $81,272

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Graduation rate 52%

Graduation rates below the school’s state average are shown in red. Schools with graduation rates in the bottom 25% nationally (48%) are not  displayed.

#7 in Minnesota | #149 in Computer Science nationally

Saint Johns University

Collegeville, Minnesota

Economic score 1.55

Our economic score ranks programs based on a combination of payback and EarningsPlus. Lower scores are better. Check our methodology page for details and data sources.

Cost $25,487

The median net cost of students who receive federal financial aid. This is lower than the price advertised by the school.

Earnings $93,368

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Graduation rate 77%

Graduation rates below the school’s state average are shown in red. Schools with graduation rates in the bottom 25% nationally (48%) are not  displayed.

#8 in Minnesota | #152 in Computer Science nationally

St Olaf College

Northfield, Minnesota

Economic score 1.57

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Cost $24,052

The median net cost of students who receive federal financial aid. This is lower than the price advertised by the school.

Earnings $91,084

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Graduation rate 87%

Graduation rates below the school’s state average are shown in red. Schools with graduation rates in the bottom 25% nationally (48%) are not  displayed.

#9 in Minnesota | #158 in Computer Science nationally
Economic score 1.64

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Cost $18,505

The median net cost of students who receive federal financial aid. This is lower than the price advertised by the school.

Earnings $83,553

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Graduation rate 64%

Graduation rates below the school’s state average are shown in red. Schools with graduation rates in the bottom 25% nationally (48%) are not  displayed.

#10 in Minnesota | #179 in Computer Science nationally

Winona State University

Winona, Minnesota

Economic score 1.85

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Cost $17,634

The median net cost of students who receive federal financial aid. This is lower than the price advertised by the school.

Earnings $77,981

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Graduation rate 63%

Graduation rates below the school’s state average are shown in red. Schools with graduation rates in the bottom 25% nationally (48%) are not  displayed.

#11 in Minnesota | #192 in Computer Science nationally

University of St Thomas

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Economic score 2.11

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Cost $31,066

The median net cost of students who receive federal financial aid. This is lower than the price advertised by the school.

Earnings $89,771

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Graduation rate 76%

Graduation rates below the school’s state average are shown in red. Schools with graduation rates in the bottom 25% nationally (48%) are not  displayed.

#12 in Minnesota | #210 in Computer Science nationally
Economic score 2.54

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Cost $15,880

The median net cost of students who receive federal financial aid. This is lower than the price advertised by the school.

Earnings $62,012

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Graduation rate 61%

Graduation rates below the school’s state average are shown in red. Schools with graduation rates in the bottom 25% nationally (48%) are not  displayed.

#13 in Minnesota | #216 in Computer Science nationally
Economic score 2.76

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Cost $17,680

The median net cost of students who receive federal financial aid. This is lower than the price advertised by the school.

Earnings $66,636

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Graduation rate 57%

Graduation rates below the school’s state average are shown in red. Schools with graduation rates in the bottom 25% nationally (48%) are not  displayed.

#14 in Minnesota | #261 in Computer Science nationally

Augsburg University

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Economic score 5.47

Our economic score ranks programs based on a combination of payback and EarningsPlus. Lower scores are better. Check our methodology page for details and data sources.

Cost $23,898

The median net cost of students who receive federal financial aid. This is lower than the price advertised by the school.

Earnings $56,537

Median earnings of all students 4 years after graduating.

Graduation rate 61%

Graduation rates below the school’s state average are shown in red. Schools with graduation rates in the bottom 25% nationally (48%) are not  displayed.