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State Leaders

State education policy officials include the following:

Larry Pogemiller, Commissioner of the Minnesota Office of Higher Education
Steven J. Rosenstone, Chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities
Eric Kaler, President, University of Minnesota

Policy Highlights

State Attainment Goal: Increase to at least 70 percent by 2025 the number of Minnesota residents ages 25 to 44 years who hold postsecondary degrees or certificates. Learn more about how states can “Set An Attainment Goal.” Also, find out more about Minnesota’s attainment goal and see other states’ attainment goals.

Minnesota publicly reports completion data for all of its public institutions and all of its private institutions. See 50-State Table on Completion Data and learn more about how states Measure Progress.

Minnesota is one of only a few states that prorate financial aid based on a maximum semester course load of 15 credits, instead of 12. Learn more about how states Implement Comprehensive Financial Aid.

Minnesota has addressed prior learning assessment through system policy. Read more about how states Award Credit Through Prior Learning Assessment.

Stronger Nation State Attainment Data

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