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Average full-time tuition and fees at private trade schools is 222% higher than MnSCU 2-year technical and community colleges. 

Tutition Comparison Chart




Average cost for the U of M is 75% higher than MnSCU's 7 State Universities, and private 4 year colleges and universities are 361% more expensive.

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The more you learn, the more you earn.

You will earn more if you have more education.  You will also be less likely to become unemployed.

Graph of improved earning potential of college graduates

Depending on the degree and industry you choose, you can more than double your annual income by earning a degree.