University of Minnesota

country rank  15
world rank  15

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University Overview

Founded in 1851, University of Minnesota is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Minneapolis (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Minnesota. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Crookston, Duluth, Morris, Rochester. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Minnesota (U of M) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Minnesota (U of M) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 168 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym U of M
Founded 1851
Motto Commune Vinculum Omnibus Artibus
A Common Bond for All the Arts
Colours Maroon and gold

University Location

Address 100 Church Street SE
Minneapolis (population range: 250,000-499,999)
55455-0213 Minnesota
United States
T +1 (612) 625 5000
F +1 (612) 624 6369
Other locations Crookston, Duluth, Morris, Rochester

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office

+1 (612) 625 2006

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 3,000-3,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Minnesota's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Association for Leisure and Recreation (AALR), Council on Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Minnesota System
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA)
  • Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)
  • Midwest Universities Consortium for International Activities (MUCIA)

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