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University of Minnesota, Duluth
Duluth, MN
The University of Minnesota, Duluth, founded in 1851, is a public, liberal arts institution. Its 247-acre campus is located in Duluth, north of Minneapolis.
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Institution Type Public
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 9,967
   Women 4,645 (46.6%)
   Men 5,322 (53.4%)
Graduate Students 1,051
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 77% of 7,973 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.48
SAT Math 571 average
500-610 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 519 average
450-590 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 24 average
22-26 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance In-state: $24,103
Out-of-state: $28,449
  Tuition and Fees In-state: $13,139
Out-of-state: $17,485
  Room and Board $7,460
Average Percent of Need Met 71%
Average Freshman Award $12,396
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 500
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 21% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 11% of classes
Over 100 students: 6% of classes
Duluth Population 86,128
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 93% of freshmen, 32% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division II
Mascot Bulldogs
Sororities 5% of women participate
Fraternities 5% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.5% Asian
2.4% Black/African-American
2.8% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
86.8% White
0.9% Unknown
International Students 1.8% from 38 countries
First-Year Students Returning 78.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 35.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 12.0%