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University of Minnesota Twin Cities
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  • 4 Year
  • MINNEAPOLIS, MN

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade A+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A+
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade C

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University of Minnesota is a highly rated public university located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 29,939 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the University of Minnesota acceptance rate is 57%. Popular majors include Psychology, Computer Science, and Economics. Graduating 83% of students, University of Minnesota alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $41,800.

About

231 PILLSBURY DRIVE S.E
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55455
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Big Ten Conference

University of Minnesota Twin Cities Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

UMN Admissions

Acceptance Rate
57%
Application Deadline
January 1
SAT Range
1260-1480
ACT Range
26-31
Application Fee
$55
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Considered but not required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$17,279 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,334 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
81%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 248 responses
66%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 300 responses
49%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 298 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    35%
  • On Campus
    64%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
29,939 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
5,226
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
17%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 201 responses
  • Midwesterner
    25%
  • A combination of Midwestern and Asian
    25%
  • Diversity
    22%
  • There's no typical student here
    9%
  • Ambitious
    8%
  • Liberal
    4%
  • Asian
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
60%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 362 responses
Poll
70%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 408 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 218 responses
  • Vast
    16%
  • Awesome
    14%
  • Diverse
    13%
  • Innovative
    13%
  • Cold
    9%
  • Has lots of opportunities available
    8%
  • Immense
    8%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$51,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
83%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 174 responses

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