Training for Tomorrow

Colleges and universities play a vital role in our society. They cultivate the future thinkers and doers who will propel our society forward. From the most fanciful branches of creative thinking, to the most practical applied skills, higher education courses help prepare students for the world—and give them the tools they need to define that world for the better.


festivalHere in Region 5, several institutions of higher education provide opportunities for young adults from near at home and from around the world. These institutions also play a crucial role in the community as employers, purveyors of cultural activity, and as a brain trust for improving the region.

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Welcome to Region 5 — and The Good Life

Located at the heart of Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes, Region 5 is a destination for recreation, industry, and employment.

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