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Williams-Wyche, Shaun; Fergus, Meredith – Minnesota Office of Higher Education, 2018
In 2015, the Minnesota Legislature enacted a state postsecondary educational attainment goal: 70 percent of Minnesota adults (age 25 to 44) will have attained a postsecondary certificate or degree by 2025 ("Minnesota Laws 2015 Chapter 69, Article 3, Section 6"). The law also sets 70 percent attainment goals for all races/ethnicities. To…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Postsecondary Education, State Legislation, Educational Legislation
Hermida, Alex; Kelly, Leah – Minnesota Office of Higher Education, 2018
In 2015, the Minnesota Legislature enacted a state postsecondary educational attainment goal that 70% of Minnesota adults (age 25 to 44) will have attained a postsecondary certificate or degree by 2025 ("Minn. Laws 2015 Chapter 69 Article 3 Sec. 6"). Most importantly, the law also sets 30% and 50% educational attainment benchmarks for…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Postsecondary Education, Racial Distribution, Ethnicity
Djurovich, Alexandra; Fergus, Meredith – Minnesota Office of Higher Education, 2017
"Minnesota Measures" provides a resource of accurate, timely, and comprehensive facts about higher education in Minnesota. It includes comparisons over time as well as national and peer institution comparisons. Obtaining a postsecondary credential increases economic opportunity, promotes income equality, and prepares the state to meet…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Preparation, College Readiness, Enrollment
DeSalvo, Alaina; Fergus, Meredith – Minnesota Office of Higher Education, 2017
Dual credit and exam-based credit programs are increasingly popular options for high school students who hope to earn college credit during their high school career. These programs provide college-level content for students seeking a head-start on college and promote college-going among high school students. As their popularity grows, dual credit…
Descriptors: College Credits, High School Students, Advanced Placement Programs, School Surveys
Fergus, Meredith; DeSalvo, Alaina – Minnesota Office of Higher Education, 2017
"Getting Prepared 2017" examines Minnesota public high school graduates from the classes of 2008-2015 who enrolled in postsecondary education and those enrolled in developmental education. This report provides insight into the academic readiness of Minnesota public high school graduates. Developmental education adds to the overall cost…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Developmental Programs, Public Education, College Bound Students
Walters, Nancy; DeSalvo, Alaina; Shafer, Shakiya – Minnesota Office of Higher Education, 2017
Minnesota's Intervention for College Attendance Program (ICAP) is a program of competitive grants awarded to postsecondary institutions, professional organizations and community-based organizations. Funded programs focus on increasing the access and success of groups traditionally underrepresented in higher education by strengthening their…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Intervention, College Preparation, Enrichment Activities
Williams-Wyche, Shaun – Minnesota Office of Higher Education, 2016
To better understand student debt in Minnesota, the Minnesota Office of Higher Education (the Office) gathers information on cumulative student loan debt from Minnesota degree-granting institutions. These data detail the number of students with loans by institution, the cumulative student loan debt incurred at that institution, and the percentage…
Descriptors: Debt (Financial), College Students, Student Loan Programs, Surveys
Fergus, Meredith; Williams-Wyche, Shaun; Brower, Susan; Egbert, Andi – Minnesota Office of Higher Education, 2016
In 2015, the Minnesota Legislature enacted legislation setting a target that 70 percent of Minnesota adults age 25 to 44 will have attained a postsecondary certificate or degree by 2025, both for the general population and by racial/ethnic subgroups. This report fulfills the mandated reporting pursuant to Minnesota's educational attainment goal,…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Postsecondary Education, Educational Assessment, Educational Indicators
Williams-Wyche, Shaun; Fergus, Meredith; Djurovich, Alexandra – Minnesota Office of Higher Education, 2016
The 2015 Minnesota Legislature enacted a state postsecondary educational attainment goal: 70 percent of Minnesota adults (age 25 to 44) will have attained a postsecondary certificate or degree by 2025 ("Minnesota Laws 2015 Chapter 69, Article 3, Section 6"). To achieve this goal, Minnesota must address disparities across the educational…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Postsecondary Education, Educational Assessment, Demography
Djurovich, Alexandra; Fergus, Meredith; Lewin, Greg – Minnesota Office of Higher Education, 2016
"Minnesota Measures" provides a resource of accurate, timely, and comprehensive facts about higher education in Minnesota. It includes comparisons over time as well as national and peer institution comparisons. Obtaining a postsecondary credential increases economic opportunity, promotes income equality, and prepares the state to meet…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Preparation, College Readiness, Enrollment
Kosir, Marilyn; Danette, Jerry; Li, Peter; Sanford, Thomas – Minnesota Office of Higher Education, 2015
Since the Student Education Loan Fund (SELF) Loan program's inception in 1984, over 250,000 students have received more than $2 billion in SELF Loans to pursue their postsecondary education (Minnesota Office of Higher Education, 2014a). The SELF Loan program provides undergraduate and graduate students with long-term, low-interest educational…
Descriptors: Student Loan Programs, College Students, State Programs, State Aid
Djurovich, Alexandra; Fergus, Meredith; Henderson, Maren; Li, Peter; Sanford, Thomas; Sheff, Nina; Sorenson, Nicole; Williams-Wyche, Shaun – Minnesota Office of Higher Education, 2015
This report serves as a comprehensive resource of accurate and timely indicators of higher education performance in Minnesota. This report provides historical and national comparisons to contextualize state data. "Minnesota Measures" also offers Minnesota postsecondary peer institution comparisons. As possible, indicators are…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Preparation, College Readiness, Enrollment
Walters, Nancy; Mixon, Joel D.; Oliver, Nekey – Minnesota Office of Higher Education, 2015
Minnesota's Intervention for College Attendance Program (ICAP) is a program of competitive grants awarded to postsecondary institutions, professional organizations and community-based organizations. Funded programs focus on increasing the access and success of groups traditionally underrepresented in higher education by strengthening their…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Intervention, College Preparation, Enrichment Activities
Minnesota Office of Higher Education, 2014
Minnesota is home to some of the finest postsecondary institutions in the country. From campuses large to small, urban to rural, close to home or far away, the state's public and private colleges and universities offer a broad spectrum of surprising educational opportunities and experiences. This guide can help students explore Minnesota College…
Descriptors: College Choice, Public Colleges, Private Colleges, Institutional Characteristics
Armstrong, John; Bak, Leonid; Djurovich, Alexandra; Edlund, Melissa; Fergus, Meredith; Grimes, Tricia; Trost, Jennifer; Williams-Wyche, Shaun – Minnesota Office of Higher Education, 2014
This report provides a resource of accurate, timely and comprehensive facts about higher education in Minnesota. It includes comparisons over time as well as national and peer institution comparisons to add context for the interpretation of the data. It is expected to be used by a number of stakeholder groups such as legislators, educators and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Preparation, College Readiness, Student Financial Aid
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