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The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) is a comprehensive regional university and consistently ranks among the best Midwestern, regional universities in U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges" issue. Providing an alternative to both large research universities and small liberal arts colleges, UMD attracts students looking for a personalized learning experience on a medium-sized campus of a major university.
University of Minnesota Duluth Rankings
Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.75 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.86 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.86 responses
Swenson College Programs
UMD’s Swenson College of Science and Engineering (SCSE) offers an active learning environment for science, technology, engineering, and math majors. SCSE has state-of-the-art facilities, including the newly opened Heikkila Chemistry and Advanced Materials building. As a SCSE student, you can engage in research in cutting edge laboratories or aboard the largest research vessel on the Great Lakes.
- of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.93 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.107 responses
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.55 responses