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University of Minnesota - Rochester Overview

University of Minnesota - Rochester is a public institution situated in Rochester, Minnesota. The location of UMN Rochester is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is University of Minnesota - Rochester Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$19,947 Avg Cost After Aid
80% Acceptance Rate
  • The student loan default rate at UMN Rochester is 1%, 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 Rochester is the bachelor's degree.
  • For the <nil> academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from UMN Rochester makes roughly $65,087 a year. This is 60% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
  • It takes the average UMN Rochester student 4.1 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.

Where Is University of Minnesota - Rochester?


Contact details for UMN Rochester are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 111 South Broadway, Suite 300, Rochester, MN 55904
Phone: 877-280-4699

How Do I Get Into UMN Rochester?

You can apply to UMN Rochester online at:

Admission Requirements for UMN Rochester

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Considered but not required
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UMN Rochester?

80% Acceptance Rate
79% Of Accepted Are Women
1% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at University of Minnesota - Rochester is 80%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 21% of accepted students are men and 79% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 70%, and the acceptance rate for women is 83%.

Average Test Scores

About 1% of students accepted to UMN Rochester submitted their SAT scores.UMN Rochester received ACT scores from 30% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 21 and 28. Math scores were between 22 and 27. Composite scores were between 22 and 29.

ACT English Scores for University of Minnesota - Rochester  ( 21 to 28 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Minnesota - Rochester  ( 22 to 27 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Minnesota - Rochester  ( 22 to 29 )

Can I Afford University of Minnesota - Rochester?

$19,947 Net Price
53% Take Out Loans
0.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UMN Rochester is $19,947. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UMN Rochester, approximately 53% of students took out student loans averaging $8,196 a year. That adds up to $32,784 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UMN Rochester is 0.6%. 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 - Rochester Undergraduate Student Diversity

616 Full-Time Undergraduates
79% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 646 undergraduate students at UMN Rochester, with 616 being full-time and 30 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 616 full-time undergraduates at UMN Rochester, 21% are male and 79% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Minnesota - Rochester students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 98
Black or African American 77
Hispanic or Latino 52
White 353
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 33

Geographic Diversity

Minnesota students aren't the only ones who study at University of Minnesota - Rochester. At this time, 10 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 140 countries are represented at UMN Rochester. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.

Online Learning at University of Minnesota - Rochester

8 Took All Classes Online
326 Took At Least One Class Online
In 2020-2021, 326 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UMN Rochester has changed over the last few years.



*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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