The story at Minnesota State community and technical colleges

State Grant

There were 37,641 State Grant recipients in academic year 2015-16 — that’s 23% of all students at Minnesota State community and technical colleges.

  • The average State Grant award at Minnesota State community and technical colleges was $870.
  • In total, almost $33 million in State Grant awards were made to Minnesota State community and technical college students.

Pell Grant

There were 54,257 Pell Grant recipients on campus in academic year 2015-16 — that’s 31% of all students at Minnesota State community and technical colleges.

  • The average Pell Grant award at Minnesota State community and technical colleges was $3,148.
  • In total, more than $170 million in Pell Grant awards were made to Minnesota State community and technical college students.