Established in 1857, Upper Iowa University (UIU) is a private, liberal arts college with its residential campus located in northeast Iowa near the Volga River in the rural community of Fayette, Iowa, where over 900 students are enrolled. The largest capital improvement campaign in its 150-plus-year history broke ground in 2009. UIU also offers flexibility in its Distance Education that includes 15 Center locations in the U.S.
The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) is a College Athletic Conference which operates in the Midwestern United States. Nine of its members are in Minnesota, with two members in South Dakota and one member each in the states of Iowa, Nebraska and North Dakota. It participates in the NCAA's Division II. It was founded in 1932. With the recent NSIC expansion, the original six member schools have been reunited.
The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) is a regional branch of the University of Minnesota System located in Duluth, Minnesota, USA. As Duluth's public research university, UMD offers 12 bachelor's degrees in 75 majors, graduate programs in 20 fields, a two-year program at the School of Medicine, a four-year College of Pharmacy program, and a Doctor of Education program. The chief executive officer of UMD is Chancellor Kathryn A. Martin. She has been Chancellor since November 1995.
St. Cloud State University is a four-year public university founded in 1869 on the banks of the Mississippi River in St. Cloud, Minnesota. The university is the largest member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system which is the largest single provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota. With more than 17,000 students, St. Cloud State has the second highest enrollment of all the universities in the state of Minnesota. St.
Minnesota State University (MSU) is a public four-year university located in Mankato, Minnesota, a community of 50,000 located 75 miles southwest of Minneapolis-St. Paul. As of Fall 2009, the student body is the third-largest in the state of Minnesota with nearly 17,000 students, with the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus ranking first. There are two satellite campuses, one in the Twin Cities suburb of Edina and the other in Owatonna.
Southwest Minnesota State University is a public, four-year university that is part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System. It is located in Marshall, Minnesota, a city of 13,000 people. The school has a full-time enrollment of approximately 3,500 students and employs 148 faculty members. It is divided into two major colleges, the College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences, and the College of Business, Education, and Professional Studies.
Founded in 1858, Winona State University is a comprehensive, regional public university in Winona, Minnesota, United States with more than 8,000 students. The oldest member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, WSU offers more than 80 undergraduate, pre-professional, licensure, graduate and doctorate programs on its three campuses: the original Main Campus in Winona, the West Campus in Winona, and Winona State University-Rochester.
Bemidji State University (BSU) is a public state university in Bemidji, Minnesota, USA, located on the shores of Lake Bemidji. It is a part of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU). BSU was founded in 1919 as Bemidji State Normal School. The name was later changed to Bemidji State Teachers College, then shortened to Bemidji State College and finally Bemidji State University.
Augustana College is a private, liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The 100-acre (40 ha) campus makes the school the largest private university in South Dakota. Students, alumni, friends, employees, and those who know the college casually refer to it as “Augie.
The University of Mary (abbreviated U-Mary, U of M) is a four year Catholic university near Bismarck, North Dakota. The university is the largest degree granting institution in Bismarck. It has a campus in Rome, Italy, and also operates accelerated degree programs at satellite locations in North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Kansas, and Missouri.
Northern State University (NSU) is a four-year public university located in Aberdeen, South Dakota. NSU is governed by the South Dakota Board of Regents and offers 38 majors and 42 minors, as well as six associate, eight pre-professional and nine graduate degrees.
Wayne State College is a four-year public college in the Nebraska State College System in Wayne, Nebraska. The current enrollment is 3,356. The college opened as a State Normal School in 1910 after the State purchased the private Nebraska Normal College (established 1891). The State Normal College became State Normal School and Teacher's College in 1921. This was changed to Nebraska State Teachers College at Wayne in 1949 and the present name was adopted in 1963.
The University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC) is a four-year university located in Crookston, Minnesota. With approximately 1,300 undergraduate students, it is one of five campuses in the University of Minnesota system. Currently, students from 27 countries and 40 states are enrolled (Fall 2009). Located on the northern edge of Crookston, Minnesota, off U.S.
The Winona State Warriors are the athletic teams of Winona State University, located in Winona, Minnesota. They compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association, Division II for all sports except for women's gymnastics, which competes in the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association.