Minnesota has a number of colleges and universities with different qualities that should be considered. From a safety standpoint, Carleton College beats out Macalester College with a safety score of 94.8 out of 100 to 94.1 out of 100.

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When determining the best overall college or university in Minnesota, including multiple factors such as quality of education, safety, cost and student reviews – Carleton College scores highest with a 98.6 out of 100 score, followed by Macalester College (95.9) and St. Olaf College (95.1). For more detailed information on particular schools select from the list below:

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