Shoreview benefits from the close proximity of several colleges and universities. With a wide variety of courses and degree options, residents can tailor their education and career plans to meet their individual needs. Plus, since Shoreview is only minutes from Minneapolis and Saint Paul’s universities, driving to class is a breeze.
Our business community also benefits from nearby colleges and universities. With so many institutions of higher learning within 30 minutes of Shoreview, our business community has a large talent pool to recruit from and can tap into thousands of local students looking for internships and entry-level positions.
Augsburg University has maintained a strong academic reputation defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies since 1869. A safe and welcoming campus in the heart of Minneapolis, Augsburg offers undergraduate and graduate degrees to nearly 3,400 diverse students.(https://www.augsburg.edu/)
Students choose Saint Mary’s for any number of reasons, among them: our welcoming community; our commitment to walking alongside each student, every step of the way; our intentional focus on practical, hands-on learning experiences; and our dedication to helping students form connections that will guide them in their post-graduate lives.
Our undergraduate, residential, liberal arts college offers 59 majors at our 450-acre Winona Campus. Convenient graduate, bachelor's completion, and certificate programs are offered at our Twin Cities and Winona campuses, Rochester or other regional locations, and online. We are mission-driven, committed to abandoning elitism, embracing respect, and being dedicated to every person. We are the university for students who are ready to grow and who know that with the right opportunities they can build the future they want.(https://www.smumn.edu/)
Century College is a two-year community and technical college located in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. As one of the largest and most diverse and affordable colleges in Minnesota, we serve over 21,000 credit and non-credit students each year.
Century College offers over 150 degrees, diplomas and certificates in a wide variety of high-demand program areas, including applied design, arts and humanities, business, health sciences, human services, science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), social and behavioral sciences, trade and industry, and non-credit workforce training.
Dedicated to student success, Century College graduates more than 1,650 students each year, awarding over 2,000 degrees, diplomas and certificates.(https://www.century.edu/)
Saint Paul College was established in 1910, and we are proud to be honoring education for more than a century.
Saint Paul College has been ranked no. 9 in The 50 Best Community Colleges in the United States by TheBestSchools.org. ?The College offers 54 associate degree programs, including the Associate of Arts degree, and 74? career certificate and diploma programs. Since our humble beginning, we have been helping students succeed in high-demand careers!
- Transfer and articulation agreements with 4-year colleges and universities provide pathways for students to transfer and continue their higher education. The College also works with more than 500 business, industry and labor representatives to provide employment opportunities for our graduates.
- The College focuses on advanced technology to enhance curriculum and the learning experience. Classrooms are equipped with state-of-the-art technology and there is free Wi-Fi access campus-wide.
- The campus is student-oriented, with support services that include academic support and free tutoring, computer labs, retention services, transfer services, career services and free access to online job posting.
- The Power of YOU program provides qualified students graduating from Minneapolis or St. Paul public schools the opportunity to attend Saint Paul College tuition-free.?
Whether you need transfer credits for that four-year degree, or want to enroll in our full-time Associate of Arts, Associate of Science or Associate of Applied Science degree, diploma, certificate programs, or just take a few credits to enhance your work skills, Saint Paul College is the place you want to be!(https://www.saintpaul.edu/)
Minneapolis Community and Technical College (Minneapolis College) is a public two-year college located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. Minneapolis College enrolls over 11,000 credit students annually and is an active partner in initiatives designed to strengthen the social, economic and cultural vitality of the Twin Cities metropolitan area.
Created in 1996, and a member of Minnesota State, Minneapolis College is the result of the merger of two institutions: a technical college with a long history of vocational education dating back to 1914 and an open-enrollment community college established in 1965.
Currently, the spacious campus covers 21.6 acres of land and recent expansions include the Academic Success Center, a state-of-the-art Science Center, dining hall and outdoor plaza.(https://www.minneapolis.edu/)
Finishing Trades Institute of the Upper Midwest is an educational institute dedicated to developing professional tradespeople, advancing their skills and certifying their qualifications.(http://www.ftium.edu/)
Our Award-Winning Faculty
- Our 3,900 faculty include members of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine, plus the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, among other bodies.
- Current and former faculty have won Guggenheim Fellowships, MacArthur Fellowships (“genius grants"), Nobel Prizes, and other significant honors.
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Our Dedicated and Driven Staff
- Our staff are known for being exceptionally dedicated—committed to the University of Minnesota's mission and to each other.
- While nationwide the average time spent with an employer is four years, employees stay at the U of M for an average of eight years. They stay because they know their work matters.
Since 1971, Metropolitan State University has been committed to meeting the higher education needs of the people of Minneapolis–Saint Paul. We are a fully accredited, comprehensive university and a member of the Minnesota State higher education system.(https://www.metrostate.edu/)
Beyond academics, there's something that draws Bethel students together. It's a sense of calling, a commitment to shared values, and a deep desire to fulfill a greater purpose.
You’ll be challenged to think critically about your convictions and consider some of life’s most difficult questions from a Christian perspective. And when you take your place in our increasingly diverse world, you’ll know what it means to own your faith and live for something more.(https://www.bethel.edu/)
As Minnesota’s first university, we’ve been empowering students to make the world better for everyone. With the spirit of a trailblazer, we led the charge to educate the state’s earliest leaders—before there was a state to lead. As we go boldly into the future, we take the lead once more as difference makers, innovators, and champions of justice, determined to do all the good we can.(https://www.hamline.edu/)
We’re the largest private university in Minnesota, with more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students and 110,000+ alumni. Eight schools and colleges offer 150+ undergraduate majors and minors and 55+ graduate degree programs.
Our founding was inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, a 2,000-year-old practice of uniting faith and reason to explore the world. As a Catholic university, we develop future leaders of all faiths looking to make a positive impact on the world. And, we are the only academic institution in Minnesota to be designated a “Changemaker Campus,” meaning social innovation, entrepreneurship and caring for the common good are built into everything we do. Our three campuses in St. Paul, downtown Minneapolis and Rome, Italy, offer unique learning and living opportunities.(https://www.stthomas.edu/)
St. Catherine University is home to students in a wide array of disciplines and degree options, with a College for Women at our heart. The spirit legacy of our founders informs every facet of the University.(https://www.stkate.edu/)
Whether you’ve landed your first job, looking to advance your career, or exploring grad school, Concordia graduates are well equipped for a lifetime of success and service in a variety of fields and communities.
Your learning experiences in and out of the classroom will be relevant to the skills required in today’s competitive job market. Check out what our students are achieving after graduation.(https://www.csp.edu/)
Macalester was founded in 1874 on a firm belief in the transformational power of the liberal arts education. Since then, our students and alumni have demonstrated that power as a force for positive change, in turn attracting a growing community of learners from around the world.(https://www.macalester.edu/)
University of Northwestern (UNW) is a Christ-centered liberal arts university located in the heart of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Since 1902, students have come to Northwestern to learn and develop as leaders through Christ-centered, academically excellent education.(https://unwsp.edu/)