University of Minnesota - Duluth Overview
University of Minnesota - Duluth is a public institution located in Duluth, Minnesota. The city atmosphere of Duluth makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.
What Is University of Minnesota - Duluth Known For?
- The student loan default rate at UMN Duluth is 3%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
- The highest award offered at UMN Duluth is the doctor's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 82% of the faculty were full-time.
- A student who earns a bachelor's degree from UMN Duluth makes roughly $47,200 a year. This is 16% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
University of Minnesota - Duluth Rankings
We have ranked UMN Duluth as #277 out of 2,320 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
UMN Duluth has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UMN Duluth.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards UMN Duluth has earned from around the web.
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Where Is University of Minnesota - Duluth?
Contact details for UMN Duluth are given below.
|Address:||515 Darland Administration Bldg, Duluth, MN 55812|
How Do I Get Into UMN Duluth?
You can apply to UMN Duluth online at: www.d.umn.edu/undergraduate-admissions/apply
Admission Requirements for UMN Duluth
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How Hard Is It To Get Into UMN Duluth?
Approximately 46% of accepted students are men and 54% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 72%, and the acceptance rate for women is 80%.
Average Test Scores
About 2% of students accepted to UMN Duluth submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 520 and 640. Math scores were between 530 and 640.
Can I Afford University of Minnesota - Duluth?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At UMN Duluth, approximately 64% of students took out student loans averaging $8,970 a year. That adds up to $35,880 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UMN Duluth is 3.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
University of Minnesota - Duluth Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,011 graduate students at the school.
Of the 8,535 full-time undergraduates at UMN Duluth, 52% are male and 48% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Minnesota - Duluth students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||184|
|Hispanic or Latino||287|
Minnesota students aren't the only ones who study at University of Minnesota - Duluth. At this time, 20 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 140 countries are represented at UMN Duluth. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.
Online Learning at University of Minnesota - Duluth
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UMN Duluth has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 34th most popular in Minnesota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of UMN Duluth
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Minnesota - Duluth was 11.0%. This is the #1,264 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UMN Duluth regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UMN Duluth majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UMN Duluth ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UMN Duluth.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies||#17|
|Business Administration & Management||#412|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of Minnesota - Duluth Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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- National Center for Education Statistics
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