University of Minnesota – Twin Cities

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The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, locally referred to as U of M, is a publicly funded and operated research university with campuses in St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota. U of M is one of several institutions belonging to the University of Minnesota System. As of 2012, U of M had a total campused-based enrollment of over 52,000 students making it the university with the largest main campus in the United States. The Academic Ranking of World Universities organization ranked U of M 29th out more than 1000 top-rated, world-class research universities and institutions. U of M was ranked 47th out of 500 top reseach universities worldwide, in 2012, by the Times Higher Education world university rankings. In Newsweek’s “Top 100 Global Univesities” publication, U of M was ranked 26th among public rearch universities in the United States.

General Information

Admission Office
240 Williamson Hall, 231 Pillsbury Drive SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0115
(612) 625-2008
(800) 752-1000
Fax: (612) 626-1693
Contact: Wayne Sigler
Director of Admissions
Main Address
100 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0213
(612) 625-5000
www.umn.edu/tc
Size
Total undergrads: 32,557
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 5,106
Degree-seeking undergrads: 28,505
Graduate enrollment: 14,918

Setting
Urban setting
Very large city (over 500,000)
Residential campus
Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $9,598 $10,756 $11,466 $12,288 +7.17%
Books and Supplies $976 $976 $1,000 $1,000 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $7,456 $7,280 $7,392 $7,576 +2.49%
Other $2,128 $2,132 $2,194 $2,194 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $7,456 $7,280 $7,392 $7,576 +2.49%
Other $2,128 $2,132 $2,194 $2,194 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $20,158 $21,144 $22,052 $23,058 +4.56%
In-state Off Campus $20,158 $21,144 $22,052 $23,058 +4.56%
In-state with Family $10,574 $11,732 $12,466 $13,288 +6.59%
Average Graduate Student Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $12,044
In-state Student Fees $2,300
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $19,142
Out-of-state Fees $2,300

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 4,241 83%
Grant or scholarship aid 3,838 75% $21,215,153 $5,528
• Federal grants 954 19% $4,561,097 $4,781
• Pell grants 952 19% $3,330,820 $3,499
• Other federal grants 808 16% $1,230,277 $1,523
State/local government grant or scholarships 1,304 26% $4,787,682 $3,672
Institutional grants or scholarships 3,792 74% $11,866,374 $3,129
Student loan aid 2,523 50% $20,574,956 $8,155
• Federal student loans 2,452 48% $12,202,859 $4,977
• Other student loans 1,266 25% $8,372,097 $6,613

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS PhD AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 7505 3399 1614 470
Agriculture 164 25 12
Agricultural Business and Management
Agricultural Business and Management, Other 28
Agricultural Economics 3
Animal Sciences 90 2 2
Animal/livestock Husbandry and Production
Crop Production
Food Science 19 8 1
Horticultural Science 22
Plant Sciences 5 13 5
Soil Science and Agronomy 2 1
Architecture and Related Services 168 162 7
Architecture 130 76
Architecture and Related Services, Other 7
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning 67
Environmental Design/architecture 38
Landscape Architecture 19
Area, Gender, Cultural, Ethnic, and Group Studies 43 3 6
African-american/black Studies 4
American Indian/native American Studies 7
American/united States Studies/civilization 15 1 5
Area Studies, Other
East Asian Studies
Ethnic Studies 2 1
European Studies/civilization
Hispanic-american, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-american/chicano Studies 2
Latin American Studies
Russian Studies
Women’s Studies 15
Biology and Biomedical Sciences 663 115 91
Biochemistry 86
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 3 13
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 37 26
Biology and Biological Sciences, General 268
Biophysics 2
Biostatistics 19 1
Botany/plant Biology 5
Botany/plant Biology, Other 2
Cell Physiology 4 1
Cell/cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other 8 13
Cell/cellular Biology and Histology 109
Ecology 23 2 7
Entomology 2
Epidemiology 39 8
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology 51
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other 1 12
Microbiology 5
Neuroscience 35 1 12
Pharmacology 2 14
Physiology 52
Plant Pathology/phytopathology 3 2
Toxicology 1
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 803 923 13 106
Accounting 144 13
Accounting and Related Services, Other 33
Actuarial Science
Business Administration and Management 20 681 9 4
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 29
Finance 173
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration 44 32 89
Insurance 7
International Business/trade/commerce 24
Labor and Industrial Relations 34 110 4
Management Information Systems 32
Marketing, Other
Marketing/marketing Management 175
Non-profit/public/organizational Management 4
Operations Management and Supervision 15
Retailing and Retail Operations 46
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations 85
Taxation 38
Communication and Journalism Programs 380 54 11 7
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 10 29 7 6
Journalism 370
Journalism, Other 11
Mass Communication/media Studies 14 4
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 1
Computing and Information Sciences 133 91 19
Computer and Information Sciences
Computer Science 129 91 19
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 4
Construction Trades 36 9
Building/construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection, Other 36 9
Education 287 523 76 108
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching 6 18
Agricultural Teacher Education 15 4
Art Teacher Education
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Business Teacher Education 5 13
Curriculum and Instruction 43 21
Education 1 13
Education, Other 100 8 3
Education/teaching Of Individuals With Autism 7
Education/teaching Of The Gifted and Talented 4
Educational Evaluation and Research 3
Educational Leadership and Administration 21 28 6
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision 5
Educational/instructional Technology 4
Elementary Education and Teaching 130
Family and Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education 16
Kindergarten/preschool Education and Teaching 17 16
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education 17 1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 38 17
Special Education and Teaching 32 14
Special Education and Teaching, Other 1
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 319
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other 3 14
Teaching English As A Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor 2 23
Technical Teacher Education 3
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education 3
Engineering 741 269 103 5
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/space Engineering 84 17 7
Agricultural Engineering 12 3 1
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 72 12 10
Chemical Engineering 100 3 23
Civil Engineering 100 39 10
Computer Engineering 33 23
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 123 90 28
Engineering, Other
Geological/geophysical Engineering 6 2
Industrial Engineering 3 15 1
Materials Engineering 22 2 8
Mechanical Engineering 186 56 12
Systems Engineering 7
Transportation and Highway Engineering 5
Water Resources Engineering 3
Engineering Technology 2
Nanotechnology 2
English Language, Composition and Literature/letters 481 24 15
Creative Writing 14
English Language and Literature 228 5 9
Rhetoric and Composition 253 5 6
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 313 24 18 14
Arabic Language and Literature
Chinese Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 7 7
Comparative Literature 39 3
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other 54 2
Foreign Languages and Literatures 10
French Language and Literature 38 3
German Language and Literature 14 1
Hebrew Language and Literature 4
Italian Language and Literature 6
Japanese Language and Literature
Language Interpretation and Translation 14
Latin Language and Literature 2
Linguistics 12 5 4
Portuguese Language and Literature
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other 2 5
Russian Language and Literature 5
Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 5
South Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature 117 4 6
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 214 490 670 194
Advanced/graduate Dentistry and oral Sciences, Other 32
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other 1
Audiology/audiologist 7
Audiology/audiologist and Speech-language Pathology/pathologist 48
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist 1
Communication Sciences and Disorders 33 3
Dental Clinical Sciences 16 4
Dental Hygiene/hygienist 24 3
Dental Services and Allied Professions, Other
Dentistry 101
Environmental Health 23 4
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other 11 3
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 10 14
Health/health Care Administration/management 65
Health/medical Preparatory Programs, Other
Maternal/child Health and Neonatal Nurse/nursing 24
Medical Informatics 6 2
Medical Radiologic Technology/science – Radiation Therapist
Medical Scientist 2 1
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry 3 6
Medicine 205 67
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
Music Therapy/therapist 2
Nursing Administration 23
Occupational Therapy/therapist 50
Ophthalmic and Optometric Support Services and Allied Professions, Other 7
Pharmacy 154
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other 1 4
Physical Therapy/therapist 50
Public Health Education and Promotion 29
Public Health 27 10
Public Health, Other 32 41
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 117 149 9 2
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other 1
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist 12
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling 11
Veterinary Sciences/veterinary Clinical Sciences 9 6 93 10
History 141 6 18
History and Philosophy Of Science and Technology 3 5
History 141 3 13
Human Services 265 3 3
Public Administration 51
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other 1
Public Policy Analysis 95 2
Social Work 119 3
Legal and Law Studies 30 273
Law 273
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other 30
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 18
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 18
Mathematics and Statistics 115 64 24
Applied Mathematics 33
Mathematics and Statistics, Other
Mathematics 98 22 22
Statistics 17 9 2
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 303 31 15 7
Ancient Studies/civilization
Mathematics and Computer Science
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 212 17 8 7
Nutrition Sciences 91 14 7
Natural Resources and Conservation 142 18 17
Environmental Studies 3
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management 45 1
Forestry
Forestry, Other 34
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other 7 11
Natural Resources Management and Policy 9 4
Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other 60
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management 2 1
Wood Science and Wood Products/pulp and Paper Technology
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 222 11 7
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 136 6 7
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management 6
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 28 5
Sport and Fitness Administration/management 52
Personal and Culinary Services 29
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science 29
Physical Sciences 172 62 53
Astronomy
Astrophysics 10 1 3
Atomic/molecular Physics 4 2
Chemistry 103 47 25
Geology and Earth Science 15 5 4
Geophysics and Seismology 11 1
Physics 33 4 19
Psychology 455 64 59 7
Developmental and Child Psychology 124 8 8
Educational Psychology 53 29 7
Psychology 331 3 22
Science Technologies/technicians 10
Science Technologies/technicians, Other 10
Social Sciences 961 49 69
Anthropology 63 7 5
Applied Economics 76 5 5
Archeology 1
Criminology 111
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 17
Economics 150 13 32
Geography 51 19 10
International Relations and Affairs 123
Political Science and Government 264 4 14
Sociology 75 1 2
Urban Studies/affairs 31
Visual and Performing Arts 405 61 33
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 31 2 1
Art/art Studies 120 13
Dance 25
Design and Visual Communications 62
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts 67 6 3
Fashion/apparel Design 1
Film/cinema/video Studies
Film/video and Photographic Arts, Other 33
Fine/studio Arts 1
Graphic Design
Interior Design 36
Music 29 40 29
Work and Family Studies 134 7 9 1
Apparel and Textiles 18
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Services, Other 104 3 9
Family and Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, Other 4
Housing and Human Environments 12 1
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Admissions Information

Application Fee
College has an application fee: Yes
Regular application fee: $45
Online application fee: $45
Enrollment Rates
Percent applicants admitted: 53%
Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 88%

Undergraduate Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Agricultural Business B
Agricultural Economics B
Animal Sciences B
Food Science B

Architecture & Related Programs
Architecture B
Environmental Design B
Landscape Architecture B

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
African Studies B
African-American Studies B
American Studies B
East Asian Studies B
European Studies B
Hispanic-American Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Native American Studies B
Near/Middle Eastern Studies B
Russian/Slavic Area Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Commercial/Advertising Art B,C
Dance B
Design/Visual Communications B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fashion Design B
Film Studies B
Interior Design B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Bacteriology B
Biochemistry B
Biology B
Biostatistics B
Cellular Biology/Histology B
Ecology B

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting B,C
Actuarial Science B
Banking/Financial Services C
Business Administration/Management B,C
Human Resources Management B
Insurance/Risk Management B
International Business B
Labor/Personnel Relations B,C
Logistics/Materials Management B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B
Sales and Distribution B

Communications & Journalism
Journalism B

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Networking/Telecommunications B
Computer Science B,C
Information Sciences/Systems C

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance B

Education
Agricultural Education B
Art Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Sales/Marketing Education B
Social/Philosophical Foundations of Education B
Technology/Industrial Arts Education B

Engineering
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering B
Agricultural Engineering B
Chemical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Geological Engineering B
Materials Engineering B
Materials Science B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Family & Consumer Sciences
Clothing/Apparel/Textile Studies B
Family/Consumer Sciences – General B
Foods/Nutrition Studies B
Housing Studies B
Human Development/Family Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature
Chinese B
Classics B
Comparative Literature B
Foreign Language & Literature – General B
French B
German B
Greek, Ancient B
Hebrew B
Italian B
Japanese B
Latin B
Linguistics B
Portuguese B
Russian B
Scandinavian B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Dental Hygiene B,C
Music Therapy B
Nursing (RN) B
Nursing Anesthesiology B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology B
Substance Abuse Counseling C

History
History – General B

Law & Legal Studies
Prelaw B
Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences B,C

Mathematics
Mathematics – General B
Statistics B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological/Physical Sciences B
Nutrition Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation
Bio-based products engineering B
Fishing/Fisheries B
Forest Resources Production B
Forestry – General B
Natural Resources & Conservation – General B
Wildlife/Wilderness Management B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B

Personal & Culinary Services
Funeral Services/Mortuary Science B

Philosophy & Religion
Jewish/Judaic Studies B
Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences
Astronomy B
Astrophysics B
Chemistry B
Geology B
GeophysicsSeismology B
Physics B

Psychology
Psychology – General B

Social Sciences
Anthropology B
Applied Economics B
Criminology B
Econometrics B
Economics B
Geography B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B
Urban Studies B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:
    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma
*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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