The story at Minnesota State community and technical colleges

State Grant

There were 36,690 State Grant recipients in academic year 2016-17 — that’s 21% of all students at Minnesota State community and technical colleges.

  • The average State Grant award at Minnesota State community and technical colleges was $986.
  • In total, more than $36 million in State Grant awards were made to Minnesota State community and technical college students.

Pell Grant

There were 49,824 Pell Grant recipients on campus in academic year 2016-17 — 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 $3,164.
  • In total, more than $157 million in Pell Grant awards were made to Minnesota State community and technical college students.