Tuition & Fees

$14,142

$23,806

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
25%
600-699
38%
500-599
27%
400-499
9%
300-399
1%
700-800
44%
600-699
38%
500-599
16%
400-499
2%
700-800
22%
600-699
42%
500-599
31%
400-499
4%
300-399
1%
30-36
40%
24-29
43%
18-23
15%
12-17
2%
30-36
32%
24-29
56%
18-23
11%
12-17
1%
30-36
36%
24-29
56%
18-23
8%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

52%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Selective

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 20,579
Declined + 25,586
Total Received 46,165
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Public

34,071

undergraduate students

16,607

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Journalism
  3. Communication Studies
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Codes

SAT 6874
ACT 2156

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School Facts

University of Minnesota at Twin Cities, founded in 1851, is a public institution. Its 2,000-acre campus is located in Minneapolis.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 50,678
Established in 1851
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Minneapolis, MN

2,000-acre, urban campus in Minneapolis (population 400,070) with an additional 730 acres in St. Paul. Served by air; bus serves Minneapolis; train serves St. Paul. School operates transportation between campuses. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Minnesota — Twin Cities
100 Church Street, SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0213

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
23%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
49%
Top 1/4
85%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
25%
600-699
38%
500-599
27%
400-499
9%
300-399
1%
700-800
44%
600-699
38%
500-599
16%
400-499
2%
700-800
22%
600-699
42%
500-599
31%
400-499
4%
300-399
1%
30-36
40%
24-29
43%
18-23
15%
12-17
2%
30-36
32%
24-29
56%
18-23
11%
12-17
1%
30-36
36%
24-29
56%
18-23
8%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $55
Common application accepted no
Application deadline December 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 20,579
Declined + 25,586
Total Received 46,165

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Essay
Interview
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Rachelle Hernandez
Director of Admissions
P: 800 752-1000
F: 612 626-1693

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $31,119,578
State $32,141,231
Institutional $53,254,071
Other external $8,798,103
Total $125,312,983

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $87,574
Institutional $13,189,022
Other external $2,943,807
Total $16,220,403

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
gymnastics
ice hockey
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big Ten Conference (Division I, Football I-A), Western Collegiate Hockey Association (Division I)
Mascot
Golden Gophers
School colors
maroon and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Acting
Adult Education
Aerospace Engineering/Mechanics
Aerospace Engineering/Mechanics
African-American/African Studies
Agricultural Education
Agricultural Industries/Marketing
Agricultural/Food Business Management
American Indian Studies
American Studies
Animal Science
Animal Sciences
Anthropology
Apparel Design
Applied Economics
Applied Kinesiology
Applied Plant Sciences
Architecture
Art
Art History
Arts/Cultural Leadership
Asian Languages/Literatures
Asian Literatures/Cultures/Media
Asian Literatures/Cultures/Media
Astrophysics
Audiology
Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Biophysics/Molecular Biology
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology/Biophysics
Bioethics
Biological Science
Biology
Biology/Society/Environment
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Informatics/Computational Biology
Biophysical Sciences/Medical Physics
Biophysical Sciences/Medical Physics
Bioproducts/Biosystems Engineering
Bioproducts/Biosystems Science Engineering/Management
Bioproducts/Biosystems Science/Engineering/Management
Biostatistics
Business Administration
Business Analytics
Business Research
Business Taxation
Business/Industry Education
Business/Marketing Education
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering/Materials Science/Engineering
Chemical Physics
Chemistry
Chicano/Latino Studies
Child Psychology
Civil Engineering
Classical/Near Eastern Studies
Classical/Near Eastern Studies
Classics
Clinical Research
Cognitive Science
Communication Studies
Community Health Promotion
Comparative Literature
Comparative Studies in Discourse/Society
Comparative Studies/Discourse/Society
Comparative/Molecular Biosciences
Comparative/Molecular Biosciences
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Conservation Biology
Construction Management
Creative Writing
Cultural Studies/Comparative Literature
Curriculum/Instruction
Dance
Data Science
Dental Hygiene
Dental Therapy
Dentistry
Design
Development Practice
Early Childhood Education
Earth Sciences
Ecology/Evolution/Behavior
Economics
Education
Education/Curriculum/Instruction
Education/Psychology
Educational Psychology
Electrical Engineering
English
Entomology
Entrepreneurial Management
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Health
Environmental Restoration Engineering/Science
Environmental Sciences/Policy/Management
Epidemiology
Experimental Surgery
Experimental/Clinical Pharmacology
Family Education
Family Social Science
Family Social Science
Feminist Studies
Feminist Studies
Finance
Finance/Risk Management Insurance
Financial Mathematics
Fisheries/Wildlife
Fisheries/Wildlife/Conservation Biology
Food Science
Food Systems
Forest Resources
Forest/Natural Resource Management
Foundation of Education/Early Child
Foundation of Education/Elementary
French
French Studies
French/Italian Studies
Gender/Women/Sexuality Studies
Genetics/Cell Biology/Development
Geoengineering
Geographic Information Science
Geography
Geological Engineering
German/Scandinavian/Dutch
Germanic Studies
Global Studies
Graphic Design
Health Care Administration
Health Communication
Health Informatics
Health Journalism/Communication
Health Services Management
Health Services Research/Policy/Administration
Health Services Research/Policy/Administration
Hispanic/Lusophone Literatures/Cultures/Linguistics
History
History of Science/Technology/Medicine
History of Science/Technology/Medicine
Horticulture
Housing Studies
Human Factors/Ergonomics
Human Resource Development
Human Resources/Industrial Relations
Human Resources/Industrial Relations
Individualized Studies
Individually Designed Interdepartmental
Industrial Systems Engineering
Industrial/Systems Engineering
Information Technology Infrastructure
Infrastructure Systems Management/Engineering
Integrated Behavioral Health
Integrated Biosciences
Integrated Degree Program
Integrative Biology/Physiology
Integrative Health/Wellbeing Coaching
Inter-College Program
Interior Design
International Business
Italian Studies
Jewish Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology
Land/Atmospheric Science
Landscape Architecture
Landscape Design/Planning
Law
Leadership Education
Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Literacy Education
Management Information Systems
Management of Technology
Manufacturing Operations Management
Marketing
Mass Communication
Materials Science/Engineering
Maternal/Child Health
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Device Innovation
Medical Laboratory Sciences
Medical Physics
Medicinal Chemistry
Medicine
Microbial Engineering
Microbiology
Microbiology/Immunology/Cancer Biology
Microbiology/Immunology/Cancer Biology
Molecular/Cellular/Developmental Biology/Genetics
Molecular/Cellular/Developmental Biology/Genetics
Mortuary Science
Multicultural College Teaching/Learning
Multidisciplinary Studies
Music
Music Education
Music Therapy
Natural Resources Science/Management
Natural Resources Science/Management
Neuroscience
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nutrition
Occupational Therapy
Oral Biology
Organizational Leadership/Policy/Development
Otolaryngology
Patent Law
Pharmaceutics
Pharmacology
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Physiology
Plant Biological Sciences
Plant Biology
Plant Pathology
Plant Science
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration/Policy
Public Affairs
Public Health Informatics
Public Health Nutrition
Public Health Practice
Public Policy
Public/Nonprofit Management
Recreation/Park/Leisure Studies
Rehabilitation Science
Religious Studies
Respiratory Care
Retail Merchandising
Rhetoric/Scientific/Technical Communication
Rhetoric/Scientific/Technical Communication
Russian
Science/Technology/Environmental Policy
Scientific Computation
Scientific/Technical Communication
Security Technologies
Social Work
Social/Administrative Pharmacy
Sociology
Sociology of Law/Criminology/Deviance
Software Engineering
Spanish Studies
Spanish/Portuguese Studies
Special Education
Speech/Language/Hearing Science
Speech/Language/Hearing Sciences
Sport Management
Statistics
Strategic Communication
Studies in Cinema/Media Culture
Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain/Operations Management
Surgery
Sustainable Systems Management
Technical Writing/Communication
Technology Education
Theatre Arts
Urban Studies
Urban/Regional Planning
Veterinary Medicine
Water Resources Science
Work/Human Resource Education
Youth Development Leadership
Youth Studies
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Undergraduate

67%

34,071
students

Female
52%
17,554

Male
48%
16,517

Graduate

33%

16,607
students

Female
53%
8,797

Male
47%
7,810

undergraduateFull-time

85%

29,168
students

Female
52%
15,034

Male
48%
14,134

undergraduatePart-time

15%

4,903
students

Female
52%
2,520

Male
48%
2,383

Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

36%

Transfer applicants accepted

64%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 92
Countries most often represented China
India
Indonesia
Malaysia
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Barbara Kappler
Director
612 676-7100
isss@umn.edu

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