Area Institutions Place On List of Top Colleges

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Aug 8, 2012 at 8:51 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Forbes Magazine has put three local schools on its annual list of America's Top Colleges.

The list, billed as the top 650 schools in the country, has St. John's at number 151, the College of St Benedict at 391 and St. Cloud State at 611.

View the entire list here to see how all of the universities across the State of Minnesota stacked up.

The rankings are based on post-graduate success, student satisfaction, debt, which penalizes schools for high student debt loads and default rates, and four-year graduation rate.

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