College Rankings - Friendliest Townies/Locals in Minnesota

Sometimes, "townies," or residents who live in a college town, get a bad rap. But these colleges and universities have affable townsfolk who embrace students for their youth, willingness to learn, and—more importantly—their business.

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1
St. Olaf College
Northfield, MN
9.53 / 10
2
Gustavus Adolphus College
Saint Peter, MN
9.42 / 10
3
Concordia College - Minnesota
Moorhead, MN
9.38 / 10
4
Bethel University - Minnesota
Saint Paul, MN
9.27 / 10
5
Macalester College
Saint Paul, MN
9.22 / 10
6
Southwest Minnesota State
Marshall, MN
9.18 / 10
7
College of Saint Benedict
Saint Joseph, MN
9.18 / 10
8
St. Catherine University
Saint Paul, MN
9.15 / 10
9
Minnesota State - Moorhead
Moorhead, MN
9.03 / 10
10
University of Minnesota - Morris
Morris, MN
8.99 / 10
11
Carleton College
Northfield, MN
8.97 / 10
12
UMN
Minneapolis, MN
8.97 / 10
13
Crown College
Saint Bonifacius, MN
8.95 / 10
14
UNW St. Paul
Saint Paul, MN
8.94 / 10
15
Augsburg College
Minneapolis, MN
8.92 / 10
16
The College of St. Scholastica
Duluth, MN
8.84 / 10
17
Winona State University
Winona, MN
8.84 / 10
18
Bemidji State University
Bemidji, MN
8.80 / 10
19
Bethany Lutheran College
Mankato, MN
8.75 / 10
20
Minnesota State University
Mankato, MN
8.75 / 10
21
Saint Mary's Minnesota
Winona, MN
8.70 / 10
22
North Central University
Minneapolis, MN
8.70 / 10
23
Metropolitan State
Saint Paul, MN
8.69 / 10
24
St. Thomas - Minnesota
Saint Paul, MN
8.65 / 10
25
Concordia University - Minnesota
Saint Paul, MN
8.65 / 10