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Tuition

$14,618

$20,868

not including room and board

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Selective

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 19,121
Declined + 23,927
Total Received 43,048
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undergraduateRatios

49%

51%

male

female

1  :  17

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Journalism
  3. Communication Studies
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School Facts

University of Minnesota at Twin Cities, founded in 1851, is a public institution. Programs are offered through the Carlson School of Management; Colleges of Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences; Biological Sciences, Education and Human Development, Liberal Arts, Natural Resources, and Pharmacy; Departments of Medical Technology and Mortuary Science; Institute of Technology; Pre-professional Programs; and the School of Nursing. Its 2,000-acre campus is located in Minneapolis.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 51,526
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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Codes

SAT 6874
ACT 2156

Social Networks

Public

34,449

undergraduate students

17,077

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
25%
600-699
37%
500-599
29%
400-499
9%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
44%
600-699
38%
500-599
16%
400-499
2%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
18%
600-699
44%
500-599
30%
400-499
7%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
37%
24-29
45%
18-23
16%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
32%
24-29
57%
18-23
10%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
34%
24-29
56%
18-23
9%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Minneapolis, MN

2,000-acre urban campus in Minneapolis (population 392,880) 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
45%
Top 1/4
82%
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
37%
500-599
29%
400-499
9%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
44%
600-699
38%
500-599
16%
400-499
2%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
18%
600-699
44%
500-599
30%
400-499
7%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
37%
24-29
45%
18-23
16%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
32%
24-29
57%
18-23
10%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
34%
24-29
56%
18-23
9%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

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)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

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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Selective

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 19,121
Declined + 23,927
Total Received 43,048

Admissions Contact

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

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $32,593,399
State $28,792,911
Institutional $49,339,384
Other external $2,382,342
Total $113,108,036

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $20,360,265
Other external $1,133,815
Total $21,494,080

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
Actuarial Science
Aerospace Engineering
Aerospace Engineering/Mechanics
African-American/African Studies
Agricultural Education
Agricultural Industries/Marketing
Agricultural/Food Business Management
American Indian Studies
American Studies
Ancient Mediterranean Studies
Animal Science
Animal Sciences
Anthropology
Apparel Design
Applied Economics
Applied Plant Science
Applied Plant Sciences
Architecture
Art
Art History
Asian Literatures/Cultures/Media
Asian/Literature/Cultural/Media
Astrophysics
Bio-Based Products Engineer
BioMed/Biostatistics
Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Biophysics/Molecular Biology
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology/Biophysics
Bioethics
Biological Science
Biology
Biology/Society/Environment
Biomedical Engineering
Biophysical Sciences/Medical Physics
Bioproducts Marketing/Management
Bioproducts/Biosystems Engineering
Bioproducts/Biosystems Science Engineering/Management
Biostatistics
Biosystems/Agricultural Engineering
Business Administration
Business Taxation
Business/Marketing Education
Career/Technical Education
Cellular Physiology/Molecular Biophysics
Cellular/Integrative Physiology
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering/Materials Science/Engineering
Chemical Physics
Chemistry
Chicano Studies
Child Psychology
Civil Engineering
Classical Civilization
Classical/Near Eastern Archaeology
Classical/Near Eastern Studies
Clinical Lab Science
Clinical Laboratory Science
Clinical Research
Cognitive Science
Communication Studies
Comparative Literature
Comparative Studies in Discourse/Society
Comparative/Molecular Biosciences
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Conservation Biology
Construction Management
Control Science/Dynamical Systems
Creative Writing
Cultural Studies/Comparative Literature
Dance
Dental Hygiene
Dental Therapy
Dentistry
Design
Earth Sciences
East Asian Studies
Ecology/Evolution/Behavior
Economics
Education
Education/Curriculum/Instruction
Education/Psychology
Educational Policy/Administration
Educational Psychology
Electrical Engineering
Emergency Health Services
English
English as a Second Language
Entomology
Entrepreneurial Management
Environment/Natural Resources
Environmental Health
Environmental Horticulture
Environmental Science
Environmental Sciences
Epidemiology
Family Social Science
Family Social Science
Feminist Studies
Finance
Finance/Risk Management Insurance
Financial Mathematics
Fisheries/Wildlife
Food Science
Forest Resources
Foundation of Education/Early Child
Foundation of Education/Elementary
French
French Studies
French/Italian Studies
Gender/Women/Sexuality Studies
General Management
General Management/Self Designed
Genetics/Cell Biology/Development
Geographic Information Science
Geography
Geological Engineering
Geology
Geophysics
German Studies
Germanic Studies
Global Studies
Graphic Design
Greek
Health Informatics
Health Services
Health Services Research/Policy/Administration
Hebrew
History
History of Science/Medicine
History of Science/Technology
History of Science/Technology/Medicine
Horticulture
Housing Studies
Human Resource Development
Human Resources/Industrial Relations
Human Resources/Industrial Relations
Individualized Learning
Industrial Systems Engineering
Industrial/Systems Engineering
Information Technology Infrastructure
Inter-College Program
Interdepartmental Major
Interior Design
International Business
Italian Studies
Jewish Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology
Landscape Architecture
Landscape Design/Planning
Latin
Law
Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Management Information Systems
Management of Technology
Manufacturing Technology
Marketing
Mass Communication
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Technology
Medicinal Chemistry
Medicine
Microbiology
Microbiology/Immunology/Cancer Biology
Molecular/Cellular/Developmental Biology
Molecular/Cellular/Developmental Biology/Genetics
Mortuary Science
Music
Music Education
Music Therapy
Natural Resources Science/Management
Neuroscience
Nursing
Nutrition
Occupational Therapy
Operations
Oral Biology
Otolaryngology
Pharmaceutics
Pharmacology
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Physiology
Plant Biology
Plant Pathology
Policy/Management
Political Science
Psychology
Public Affairs
Public Policy
Public/Nonprofit Management
Radiation Therapy
Recreation Resource Management
Recreation/Park/Leisure Studies
Rehabilitation Science
Religious Studies
Respiratory Care
Retail Merchandising
Rhetoric/Scientific/Technical Communication
Risk Management/Insurance
Russian
Scandinavian Studies/Finnish
Scientific Computation
Scientific/Technical Communication
Social Work
Social/Administrative/Clinical Pharmacy
Sociology
Sociology of Law/Criminology/Deviance
Software Engineering
Soil Science
Spanish Studies
Spanish/Portuguese Studies
Speech/Language/Hearing Science
Speech/Language/Hearing Sciences
Sport Management
Statistics
Studies in Cinema/Media Culture
Supply Chain Management
Surgery
Technology Education
Theatre Arts
Urban Studies
Urban/Community Forestry
Urban/Regional Planning
Veterinary Medicine
Women's Studies
Work/Human Resource Education
Youth Studies
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Undergraduate

67%

34,449
students

Female
51%
17,658

Male
49%
16,791

Graduate

33%

17,077
students

Female
52%
8,818

Male
48%
8,259

undergraduateFull-time

84%

28,940
students

Female
52%
14,805

Male
48%
14,135

undergraduatePart-time

16%

5,509
students

Female
52%
2,853

Male
48%
2,656

Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
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

67%

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 housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 76
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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