Best Kept College Secrets

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Category: Minnesota

Hamline University – Saint Paul, Minnesota

From America’s Best Kept College Secrets – “Hamline is a rare example of a small and extremely successful comprehensive university located in a residential area of a major city.  As a result, Hamline’s students have the opportunity to explore city life without having to be tossed into the hurly burly of city living.  Ninety percent of first year students live…

St.Olaf College – Northfield, Minnesota

From America’s Best Kept College Secrets – “My observation is that those commendable and very attractive Midwestern virtues of kindness and hard work really do prevail.  The Lutheran thing is important to the College, but only about 200 of the 2000 students make it to the daily chapel service.  “Oles” have fun and frolic, just like real college students, and…

St. John’s University – Collegeville, Minnesota

From America’s Best Kept College Secrets – “St. John’s is a college for men and is attached at the hip to Saint Benedict’s College for Women.  Both offer exceptionally solid instruction and well regarded preparation for graduate and professional programs.  What sets St. John’s apart is a healthy tradition of athletic achievement and the active involvement of most of the…