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?
- 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.
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.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UMN Twin Cities.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards UMN Twin Cities has earned from around the web.
|#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?
Contact details for UMN Twin Cities are given below.
|Address:||100 Church Street Se, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0213|
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
|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|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UMN Twin Cities?
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.
Can I Afford University of Minnesota - Twin Cities?
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
There are also 16,162 graduate students at the school.
Of the 29,939 full-time undergraduates at UMN Twin Cities, 46% are male and 54% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Minnesota - Twin Cities students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,515|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,340|
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
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UMN Twin Cities has changed over the last few years.
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%|
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|
|Communication & Journalism (Other)||#5|
|Public Relations & Advertising||#10|
|Mathematics & Statistics||#11|
|Biological & Biomedical Sciences||#13|
|Communication & Journalism||#38|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||#45|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#90|
|Business Administration & Management||#227|
|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.
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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