EdPaysMN - Education Pays for Minnesota

Data sources

Minnesota Office of Higher Education www.ohe.state.mn.us

Student data are collected from Minnesota’s private and public postsecondary institutions if the institution is eligible to participate in a Minnesota funded student financial aid program. Data includes demographic characteristics, program of study for graduates, awards conferred and time of enrollment, and graduate student debt data.


Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development http://mn.gov/deed

Data on Minnesota employment and wages of postsecondary graduates from the unemployment insurance database. Data includes average annual median wages, occupations in demand and other employment outlook characteristics.


U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, IPEDS http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

Institutional level data from Minnesota postsecondary institutions that are eligible to participate in federal student financial aid programs. Data include institutional graduation rate, net price and tuition. IPEDS is the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System.