University of Minnesota Duluth

Duluth, MN

University of Minnesota Duluth

Duluth, MN

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The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) is a comprehensive regional university that consistently ranks among the top Midwestern regional universities in U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges.”

Academics tailored to you
Providing an alternative to both large research universities and small liberal arts colleges, UMD attracts students looking for a personalized learning experience on a midsize campus—a perfect size for creating strong connections between you and your professors. Students majoring in Education will learn strategies to successfully help future students succeed and leave UMD ready to inspire them in any classroom.

Right fit, right location
UMD’s main campus is located on 244 acres, and the majority of campus—consisting of over 50 buildings—is interconnected by a vast series of hallway systems, skyways, and concourses. The campus is based in the safe community environment of Duluth, Minnesota—Outside magazine’s 2014 winner of “Best Outdoor Town in America.” It offers easy access to the Minneapolis–St. Paul region, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, and Chicago. Not to mention, it’s located next to beautiful Lake Superior and the boundless adventure of the North Shore.

“I like how our classes are designed to be student-centered. More often than not, our professors are teaching because they’re passionate and skilled at teaching their subject, not just because they’re high-quality researchers.” — Peter Dvoracek, Teaching Life Science major


Related majors
• Art Education
• Early Childhood Studies (non-licensure)
• Environmental & Outdoor Education (non-licensure)
• Integrated Elementary & Special Education
• Music Education
• Physical Education
• Public Health
• Teaching Communication Arts & Literature
• Teaching Earth & Space Science
• Teaching Life Science
• Teaching Mathematics
• Teaching Physical Science
• Teaching Social Studies
• Teaching World Languages
- French
- German
- Spanish
• Unified Early Childhood Studies 

• 11,040 total students
• 18:1 student-faculty ratio
• Ranked 7th, “Best Public Regional Universities” in the Midwest (U.S. News & World Report)
• 97.6% of Education graduates are employed or continuing their education within one year of graduation (89% report response rate).

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