University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

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University Overview

Founded in 1851, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Minneapolis (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Minnesota. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Crookston, Duluth, Morris, Rochester. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (U of M) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (U of M) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 169 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. U of M also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym U of M
Founded 1851
Motto Commune Vinculum Omnibus Artibus
A Common Bond for All the Arts
Colours Maroon and gold

University Location

Address 100 Church Street SE
Minneapolis
55455-0213 Minnesota
United States
Tel +1 (612) 625 5000
Fax +1 (612) 624 6369
Other locations Crookston, Duluth, Morris, Rochester

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is considered but not required
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are considered but not required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office

(612) 625 2006

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Land Grant Institution Yes
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Minnesota-Twin Cities's Library
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 4,057,073 physical volumes, 1,031,223 physical media, 68,297 digital/electronic medium and 896 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities's library has 23 branches.
Housing Yes
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 7,294 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Association for Leisure and Recreation (AALR), Council on Accreditation


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Minnesota System
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA)
  • Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)
  • Midwest Universities Consortium for International Activities (MUCIA)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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