University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN

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

Website: www.twin-cities.umn.edu/

Public
Co-ed
35,433
Undergraduate
Students
(52.5%) 18,619 Women
(47.5%) 16,814 Men
16,415
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
50% of 43,720 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
January 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
697 average
650-760 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
661 average
620-720 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
28 average
26-31 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $27,469
Out-of-state: $39,655
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $14,417
Out-of-state: $26,603
Room and Board
$9,852
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Freshman Award
$13,686
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$26,568
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
2,599
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 14% of classes
10-19 students: 23% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 13% of classes
Over 100 students: 8% of classes
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Campus Life

Minneapolis Population
392,880
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Minneapolis-St. Paul
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
23% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Golden Gophers
Sororities
3% of women participate
Fraternities
3% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
10.5% Asian
4.9% Black/African-American
4.5% Hispanic/Latino
4.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
74.3% White
0.9% Unknown
International Students
7.9% from 101 countries
First-Year Students Returning
93.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
63.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 4  
Science 3 4
Foreign Language 2  
Social Studies 3  
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required December 15
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Writing component recommended
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Used for admission
ACT: Used for admission

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
100 Church Street, SE
City, State, Zip
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0213
Phone
(612) 625-2008
Fax
(612) 626-1693

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
January 1
Application Fee
$55
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
 
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
50% of 43,720 applicants were admitted
Women
52% of 23,244 applicants were admitted
Men
47% of 20,476 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
6,974 (32%) of 21,681 admitted students enrolled
Women
3,743 (31%) of 11,988 admitted students enrolled
Men
3,231 (33%) of 9,693 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
Not reported
3.75 and Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
697 average
650-760 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
58%
Score of 600 - 700
32%
Score of 500 - 600
9%
Score of 400 - 500
1%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
661 average
620-720 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
35%
Score of 600 - 700
47%
Score of 500 - 600
17%
Score of 400 - 500
1%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
28 average
26-31 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
40%
Score of 24 - 29
51%
Score of 18 - 23
8%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 50%
Top quarter: 84%
Top half: 99%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $27,469
Out-of-state: $39,655
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $14,417
Out-of-state: $26,603
Room and Board
$9,852
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$2,200
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
onestop@umn.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003969
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
5,066 (81.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
3,069 (60.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,031 (98.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
787 (26.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Award
$13,686
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,634 (86.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,119
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,429 (80.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,021
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 289 (9.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
884 (14.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,139

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
19,869 (67.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
14,293 (71.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
14,008 (98.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3,068 (21.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$13,381
Need-Based Gift
Received by 12,080 (86.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,444
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 11,076 (79.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,533
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 992 (7.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
2,238 (7.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,006

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
58%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$26,568
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
9.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
4.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans, Health Professions Student Loans (HPSL)

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, ROTC Scholarships, academic merit scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture, Architecture, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Library Science, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Hobbies/Interests, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Local/State Students, Members of Minorities
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • African Studies
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
  • Agricultural Business and Management, General
  • Agricultural Business and Management, Other
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agricultural Mechanization, Other
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other
  • Agriculture, General
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • American Indian/Native American Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Animal Physiology
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production
  • Anthropology
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Applied Economics
  • Arabic Language and Literature
  • Architecture
  • Architecture and Related Services, Other
  • Area Studies, Other
  • Army JROTC/ROTC
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biometry/Biometrics
  • Biostatistics
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Botany/Plant Biology, Other
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Care and Support Services Management
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
  • Criminology
  • Crop Production
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dairy Science
  • Dance, General
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Dental Services and Allied Professions, Other
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • East Asian Studies
  • Ecology
  • Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Education, Other
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Design/Architecture
  • Environmental Studies
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Family Systems
  • Family and Community Services
  • Family and Consumer Economics and Related Services, Other
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, Other
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
  • Food Science
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Forestry, General
  • Forestry, Other
  • French Language and Literature
  • Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General
  • Geography
  • Geological/Geophysical Engineering
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Geophysics and Seismology
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
  • Hebrew Language and Literature
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
  • History, General
  • Horticultural Science
  • Hospitality and Recreation Marketing Operations
  • Housing and Human Environments, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Insurance
  • Interior Design
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Islamic Studies
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Journalism
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Labor and Industrial Relations
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Latin American Studies
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Library and Information Science
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Mining and Mineral Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Therapy/Therapist
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other
  • Natural Resources/Conservation, General
  • Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neuroscience
  • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Pharmacy
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Physics, General
  • Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management
  • Plant Sciences, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Retailing and Retail Operations
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Russian Studies
  • Sales and Marketing Operations/Marketing and Distribution Teacher Education
  • Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
  • Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Soil Science and Agronomy, General
  • South Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • South Asian Studies
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Statistics, General
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
  • Technical Teacher Education
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
  • Women's Studies
  • Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology
  • Writing, General
  • Zoology/Animal Biology
Most Popular Disciplines
Biological/life sciences, Social sciences, Engineering
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
2,599
Part-Time Faculty
1,107
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
56%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 14% of classes
10-19 students: 23% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 13% of classes
Over 100 students: 8% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 5% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 33% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 33% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 24% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
4,873,475
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Not Reported
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Urban and Regional Planning, Master of Biological Science, Master of Science in Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Master of Science in Infrastructure Systems Engineering, Master of Chemical Engineering, Master of Material Science and Engineering, Master of Civil Engineering, Master of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Master of Science in Security Technologies, Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering, Master of Science in Otolaryngology, Master of Architecture, Master of Science, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Master of Music, Master of Public Policy, Master of Science in Experimental Surgery, Master of Geographic Information Science, Master of Health Administration, Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Master of Science in Material Science and Engineering, Master of Accounting, Master of Business Taxation, Master of Geological Engineering, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Computer Science, Master of Landscape Architecture, Master of Liberal Studies, Master of Science in Software Engineering, Master of Science in Surgery, Master of Health Informatics, Master of Laws, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Nursing, Master of Science in Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Master of Financial Mathematics, Master of Public Health, Master of Public Affairs, Master of Science in Management of Technology, Master of Development Practice

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Adult Education
  • Adult Nursing
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Agricultural Education
  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • Agronomy and Soil Sciences
  • Allopathic Medicine
  • Animal Behavior
  • Animal Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Arts and Design--General
  • Applied Economics
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Astrophysics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biophysics
  • Biostatistics
  • Biosystems Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Business Education
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Child Development
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Clinical Laboratory Sciences/Medical Technology
  • Clinical Research
  • Clothing and Textiles
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Community Health
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Computational Sciences
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Conservation Biology
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Database Systems
  • Developmental Biology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Educational Policy
  • Educational Psychology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • Fish, Game, and Wildlife Management
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Forestry
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • French
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Genetics
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geography
  • Geological Engineering
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • German
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Health Services Research
  • Higher Education
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages
  • History
  • History of Medicine
  • History of Science and Technology
  • Human Resources Development
  • Human Resources Management
  • Hydrology
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Interior Design
  • International Development
  • International Health
  • International and Comparative Education
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Management of Technology
  • Marketing
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Mass Communication
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Medical Physics
  • Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Music
  • Natural Resources
  • Neurobiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nurse Midwifery
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Health Nursing
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Paper and Pulp Engineering
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Pharmaceutical Administration
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physics
  • Plant Biology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Plant Sciences
  • Portuguese
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Public Affairs
  • Public Health--General
  • Public Policy
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Reading Education
  • Religion
  • Scandinavian Languages
  • School Psychology
  • Science Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Software Engineering
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management
  • Statistics
  • Student Affairs
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Taxation
  • Technology and Public Policy
  • Textile Design
  • Theater
  • Toxicology
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Veterinary Sciences
  • Vocational and Technical Education
  • Water Resources
  • Women's Health Nursing

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Musical Arts, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Philosophy in Otolaryngology, Doctor of Audiology, Doctor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Philosophy in Surgery, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Medicine, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Juridical Sciences, Doctor of Pharmacy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Adult Education
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Agricultural Education
  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • Agronomy and Soil Sciences
  • Allopathic Medicine
  • American Studies
  • Animal Behavior
  • Animal Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Arts and Design--General
  • Applied Economics
  • Archaeology
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Asian Languages
  • Asian Studies
  • Astrophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biophysics
  • Biopsychology
  • Biostatistics
  • Biosystems Engineering
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Business Education
  • Cancer Biology/Oncology
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Child Development
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Clothing and Textiles
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computational Sciences
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Conservation Biology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Cultural Studies
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dentistry
  • Developmental Biology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Educational Policy
  • Educational Psychology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Entomology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Finance and Banking
  • Fish, Game, and Wildlife Management
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Forestry
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • French
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Genetics
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geography
  • Geological Engineering
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • German
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Health Services Research
  • Higher Education
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages
  • History
  • History of Medicine
  • History of Science and Technology
  • Human Resources Development
  • Hydrology
  • Immunology
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Interior Design
  • International Health
  • International and Comparative Education
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Marketing
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Mass Communication
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Medical Physics
  • Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music
  • Natural Resources
  • Neurobiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Health Nursing
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Paper and Pulp Engineering
  • Pharmaceutical Administration
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Plant Biology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Plant Sciences
  • Political Science
  • Portuguese
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Affairs
  • Public Health--General
  • Public Policy
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Reading Education
  • Religion
  • Scandinavian Languages
  • School Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management
  • Statistics
  • Structural Biology
  • Student Affairs
  • Textile Design
  • Theater
  • Toxicology
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary Sciences
  • Virology
  • Vocational and Technical Education
  • Water Resources
  • Women's Studies

Location and Setting


Boston Population
392,880
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Minneapolis-St. Paul
Campus Size
2,000 acres

Weather

Temperature
2.8 average low in January, 78.8 average high in September
Rain
116 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
Minneapolis-St. Paul
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in St. Paul

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
23% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
77%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
safety/security orientation, security lighting

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Golden Gophers
School Colors
Maroon and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf x x x x
Gymnastics x x x x
Ice Hockey x x x x
Soccer x x    
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x x x
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Wrestling     x x
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Gymnastics x x
Ice Hockey x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Gymnastics x x
Ice Hockey x x
Soccer    
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Wrestling x x
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
baseball, basketball, bowling, crew, football, golf, ice hockey, rugby, skiing (cross-country), skiing (downhill), soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball, water polo, wrestling

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student government
Sororities
3% of women participate
Fraternities
3% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
35,433
Women
18,619 (52.5%)
Men
16,814 (47.5%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
29,991
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
10.5% Asian
4.9% Black/African-American
4.5% Hispanic/Latino
4.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
74.3% White
0.9% Unknown
International Students.
7.9% from 101 countries
Average Age
21
All Graduate Students
16,415

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
93.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
63.6%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
77.4%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
80.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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