Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Find Schools Near

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Overview

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities is a public institution situated in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Minneapolis is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Known For?

9,204 Undergraduate Awards
$37,987 Avg Cost After Aid
50% Acceptance Rate
  • The student loan default rate at UMN Twin Cities is 2%, 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.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at UMN Twin Cities.
  • In 2017-2018, 83% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from UMN Twin Cities makes roughly $51,900 a year. This is 27% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

Best Schools

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Rankings

UMN Twin Cities is ranked #194 out of 2,320 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. It is also ranked #3 out of 44 schools in Minnesota.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

UMN Twin Cities has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#61 Most Popular Online Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#94 Best Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#111 Best Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#123 Best Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UMN Twin Cities.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Personal & Culinary Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Veterinary Biomedical & Clinical Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Physiology & Pathology Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Funeral & Mortuary Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Other Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Communication & Journalism (Other) Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Computer Systems Analysis Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Communication & Journalism Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#50 Best Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UMN Twin Cities has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#7 Best Colleges for Education College Factual
#14 Best Teaching Bachelor’s Degree Schools Teaching Degree Search
#18 Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences College Factual
#19 Best Colleges for Psychology College Factual
#20 Best Colleges for Social Sciences College Factual
#26 Best Colleges for English Language & Literature College Factual

Where Is University of Minnesota - Twin Cities?

Location of University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Contact details for UMN Twin Cities are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 100 Church Street Se, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0213
Phone: 612-625-5000
Website: https://twin-cities.umn.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UofMN
Twitter: https://twitter.com/UMNews

How Do I Get Into UMN Twin Cities?

You can apply to UMN Twin Cities online at: https://admissions.tc.umn.edu/apply/index.html

Admission Requirements for UMN Twin Cities

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UMN Twin Cities?

50% Acceptance Rate
55% Of Accepted Are Women
13% Submit SAT Scores
You'll need to do what you can to make your application stand out if you plan to apply to UMN Twin Cities. The school screens its applicants carefully and has a fairly low acceptance rate of 50%. So, don't just throw your admission packet together at the last minute!

Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 47%, and the acceptance rate for women is 52%.

Average Test Scores

About 13% of students accepted to UMN Twin Cities submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 620 and 720. Math scores were between 650 and 760.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Minnesota - Twin Cities  ( 620 to 720 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for University of Minnesota - Twin Cities  ( 650 to 760 )
200
800
UMN Twin Cities received ACT scores from 92% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 25 and 32. Math scores were between 26 and 31. Composite scores were between 26 and 31.

ACT English Scores for University of Minnesota - Twin Cities  ( 25 to 32 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for University of Minnesota - Twin Cities  ( 26 to 31 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for University of Minnesota - Twin Cities  ( 26 to 31 )
1
36

Can I Afford University of Minnesota - Twin Cities?

$37,987 Net Price
46% Take Out Loans
2.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UMN Twin Cities is $37,987. 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 Twin Cities, approximately 46% of students took out student loans averaging $7,797 a year. That adds up to $31,188 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UMN Twin Cities is 2.2%. 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 - Twin Cities Undergraduate Student Diversity

30,001 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 34,437 undergraduate students at UMN Twin Cities, with 30,001 being full-time and 4,436 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UMN Twin Cities

There are also 16,297 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 30,001 full-time undergraduates at UMN Twin Cities, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UMN Twin Cities

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UMN Twin Cities Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 3,031
Black or African American 1,429
Hispanic or Latino 1,307
White 19,757
International Students 2,750
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,727

Geographic Diversity

Minnesota students aren't the only ones who study at University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. At this time, 45 states are represented by the student population at the school.

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

Online Learning at University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

1,095 Took All Classes Online
14,666 Took At Least One Class Online
22.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 14,666 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

undefined

This school is the 13th 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 Twin Cities

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Minnesota - Twin Cities was 22.5%. This is the #830 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UMN Twin Cities regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UMN Twin Cities majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 4%
Nursing 5%
Taxation 27%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UMN Twin Cities 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 Twin Cities.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics #2
Teaching Assistants #2
Applied Mathematics #3
Communication & Journalism (Other) #5
Multilingual Education #8
Public Relations & Advertising #10
Mathematics & Statistics #11
Electrical Engineering #13
Biological & Biomedical Sciences #13
Other Education #15
Computer Science #18
Public Health #21
Engineering #25
Communication & Journalism #38
Special Education #44
Teacher Education Subject Specific #45
Computer & Information Sciences #90
Nursing #150
Education #180
Business Administration & Management #227
Health Professions #255
Business, Management & Marketing #289

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 - Twin Cities Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 36 0 75 0 482 74 667
General Psychology 0 0 524 0 6 0 530
Computer Science 0 0 403 0 80 29 512
Economics 0 0 392 0 31 34 457
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 103 6 281 0 390
General Biology 0 0 330 0 10 8 348
Nursing 0 0 141 0 97 110 348
Journalism 0 0 331 0 0 0 331
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 327 0 0 0 327
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 0 271 0 5 13 289
Mechanical Engineering 0 0 212 0 54 20 286
Human Resource Management 80 0 90 2 111 0 283
Other Education 0 0 242 1 30 0 273
Mathematics 0 0 223 0 25 24 272
Electrical Engineering 0 0 109 0 106 36 251
Political Science & Government 0 0 237 0 5 6 248
Chemistry 0 0 144 0 58 37 239
Medicine 0 0 0 0 0 229 229
Writing Studies 0 0 207 0 13 3 223
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 177 10 30 5 222
Accounting 0 8 167 0 34 0 209
Public Health 0 0 0 16 181 11 208
Marketing 0 0 195 0 0 0 195
General English Literature 0 0 176 0 6 4 186
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 0 0 0 0 6 174 180
Law 0 0 0 0 0 159 159
History 0 0 122 0 6 11 139
Computer Systems Analysis 0 0 138 0 0 0 138
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 121 0 2 15 138
Biomedical Engineering 0 0 84 0 40 12 136
Chemical Engineering 0 0 107 0 4 23 134
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 56 0 67 7 130
Criminology 0 0 130 0 0 0 130
Social Work 0 0 0 0 126 4 130
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 0 0 0 127 0 127
Civil Engineering 0 0 69 0 43 15 127
Animal Science 0 0 111 0 11 3 125
Dentistry 0 0 0 0 0 122 122
Statistics 0 0 80 0 36 5 121
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 0 102 0 1 16 119
Natural Resources Conservation 0 0 86 0 25 7 118
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 0 0 104 0 0 12 116
General Sales & Marketing 0 0 115 0 0 0 115
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 0 0 87 0 17 10 114
Computer Engineering 0 0 79 0 30 0 109
Communication Sciences 0 0 61 0 39 9 109
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 1 0 46 59 106
Health & Physical Education 0 0 85 0 21 0 106
Child Development & Psychology 0 0 73 0 3 30 106
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 0 40 0 45 18 103
Sociology 0 0 84 0 12 7 103
General Architecture 0 0 99 0 0 0 99
Veterinary Medicine 0 0 0 0 0 99 99
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 0 0 92 0 6 0 98
Family & Consumer Economics 0 0 89 0 3 4 96
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 82 0 10 2 94
Nutrition Science 0 0 85 0 5 3 93
Music 0 0 35 0 27 31 93
Industrial Engineering 0 0 69 0 15 7 91
Special Education 3 0 27 21 38 0 89
Public Policy 0 0 0 0 88 0 88
Romance Languages 1 5 69 0 6 4 85
Physics 0 0 58 0 11 16 85
International Relations & National Security 0 0 82 0 0 0 82
Communication & Journalism (Other) 3 0 37 10 26 3 79
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 0 0 53 24 77
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 0 6 46 22 74
Geography & Cartography 0 0 40 0 26 6 72
Teacher Education Subject Specific 2 0 20 3 43 1 69
Drama & Theater Arts 0 0 59 0 3 3 65
Educational Administration 0 0 0 28 0 35 63
Applied Mathematics 0 0 0 1 62 0 63
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 0 62 0 0 0 62
Materials Engineering 0 0 46 0 2 14 62
Anthropology 0 0 53 0 5 4 62
Plant Sciences 0 0 32 0 25 4 61
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 0 0 45 0 3 13 61
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 0 0 0 2 41 16 59
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 7 0 45 0 2 1 55
Teaching English or French 53 0 0 0 0 0 53
Construction Management 5 0 47 0 0 0 52
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 0 0 0 51 0 51
East Asian Languages 0 1 46 0 1 2 50
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 0 0 0 0 44 5 49
Computer Systems Networking 3 0 46 0 0 0 49
Advanced Dentistry & Oral Sciences 0 0 0 30 16 3 49
Fisheries Sciences 0 0 48 0 0 0 48
Agricultural Engineering 0 0 37 0 6 4 47
Ethnic Studies 0 0 43 0 0 4 47
Legal Research 0 0 0 0 47 0 47
Forestry 0 0 47 0 0 0 47
Public Administration 0 0 0 2 41 3 46
Philosophy 0 0 41 0 2 2 45
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 3 40 0 0 0 43
Food Science Technology 0 0 31 0 7 2 40
Dental Support Services 0 0 27 0 11 0 38
Urban & Regional Planning 0 0 0 0 36 0 36
Veterinary Biomedical & Clinical Services 0 0 5 21 4 5 35
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 0 24 0 4 4 32
Taxation 0 0 0 0 30 0 30
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 0 30 0 0 0 30
Other Engineering 0 0 0 0 28 0 28
Information Science 0 0 0 2 25 0 27
Other Health Professions 0 0 0 16 11 0 27
Urban Studies 0 0 27 0 0 0 27
Environmental Engineering 0 0 26 0 0 0 26
Funeral & Mortuary Science 0 0 26 0 0 0 26
Multilingual Education 0 0 0 25 0 0 25
Astronomy & Astrophysics 0 0 19 0 1 5 25
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 0 24 0 24
Landscape Architecture 0 0 0 0 21 0 21
Other Business, Management & Marketing 0 0 0 0 21 0 21
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 0 0 21 0 0 0 21
Botany/Plant Biology 0 0 7 0 4 8 19
Germanic Languages 0 0 19 0 0 0 19
Human Services 0 0 0 18 0 0 18
Pharmacology & Toxicology 0 0 0 0 5 11 16
Dance 0 0 16 0 0 0 16
Environmental Design 0 0 15 0 0 0 15
Classical Languages & Literature 0 0 11 0 1 1 13
Textile & Apparel Studies 0 0 12 0 0 0 12
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 0 11 0 0 0 11
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 0 0 0 0 11 0 11
Public Relations & Advertising 4 0 0 6 0 0 10
Area Studies 0 0 6 0 2 1 9
Liberal Arts General Studies 1 0 0 0 8 0 9
Zoology 0 0 0 0 6 2 8
Soil Sciences 0 0 0 0 5 2 7
Insurance 0 0 7 0 0 0 7
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 0 0 1 6 7
Human Computer Interaction 0 0 0 0 4 3 7
Religious Studies 0 0 7 0 0 0 7
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 0 0 6 0 0 0 6
Architecture (Other) 0 0 0 4 0 0 4
Arts & Media Management 0 0 0 0 4 0 4
Educational Assessment 0 0 0 3 0 0 3
Geoscience Engineering 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
Historic Preservation 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
Legal Professions (Other) 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Other Public Administration 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
Building Management & Inspection 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Systems Engineering 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Medical Science 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Cognitive Science 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
International Business 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Instructional Media Design 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Teaching Assistants 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nanotechnology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Human Development & Family Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Housing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences (Other) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Native American Languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Classical & Ancient Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mathematics & Computer Science 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Natural Resource Management 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Natural Resources Conservation (Other) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Recreation Administration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Biblical Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 199 17 8,988 236 3,388 1,748 14,576

References

*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.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.