University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in Minneapolis

Minneapolis, MN

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Overview

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities offers 1529-degree programs and 108 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 17:1. 2 high safety сampuses. Acceptance Rate is 45%. The most popular test is SAT - 12% of students submitted it in comparison to 92% of students who submitted ACT. 47.2% are women, and 52.8% are men. 11% percents of international students. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is a member of 7 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is 16954$, that is above national average. Total price of living is between $16754 and $25674 per year. 77% of full-time University of Minnesota-Twin Cities students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average. Average salary after attending is $48,300, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.

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$16,954
ABOVE AVERAGE

By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$8,650
$30,001 - $48,000$9,583
$48,001 - $75,000$14,683
$75,001 - $110,000$20,036
$110,001+$23,108

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Secondary school rank

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: 5244

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Percent of students with financial aid

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16%

Types of financial aids

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17268 of University of Minnesota-Twin Cities undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 50 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes University of Minnesota-Twin Cities number 1 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Minnesota.

Students at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Family IncomeNumber awarded grant and scholarship aidAverage amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded
$0 - $30,000
100%
$16,872
$30,001 - $48,000
99.68%
$15,241
$48,001 - $75,000
98.02%
$10,900
$75,001 - $110,000
87.13%
$5,068
$110,001+
40.81%
$1,555

Salary After Attending

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$48,300

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Recognized student veteran organization

Disability services

3%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.

ROTC

ROTC - Army

ROTC - Navy

ROTC - Air Force

Study abroad

Weekend/evening college

Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Teacher certification: students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization

Teacher certification: approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers

ROTC - Reserve Officers' Training Corps, a college program offering scholarships for training commissioned officers covering college tuition.

Study abroad - programs and arrangements providing students a possibility to complete part of the college program studying in another country.

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

Athletic associations

  • Member of National Athletic Association
  • Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • Member of other national athletic association not listed above
  • NCAA/NAIA member for football
  • NCAA/NAIA member for basketball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for baseball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for cross country/track

Graduation Rate

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77%
ABOVE AVERAGE

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities graduation rate is above the national average.

77% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to University of Minnesota-Twin Cities completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare educational institutions.

Applying information

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

8 : 1

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Secondary school rank

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Acceptance Rate

The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

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45%

In comparison to National Average

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities acceptance rate is below national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 71%, so acceptance rate value is below state average for 26%.

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45%
BELOW AVERAGE

In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $10k - $20k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 67%, so University of Minnesota-Twin Cities acceptance rate value is below state net price average for 22%.

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45%
BELOW AVERAGE

Admissions yield

Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.
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27%

Total

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27%

Full time

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0%

Part time

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate

93%

Part-time retention rate

78%

The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities full-time retention rate is 93% and part-time retention rate is 78%.

Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and keep on studying in the same program next fall semester are included in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important index: if it is high, it demonstrates that school has quality curriculum, positive student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

SAT/ACT scores

SAT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking University of Minnesota-Twin Cities students submitting SAT scores

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12%

Composite SAT Range (25th - 75th):
1750 - 2130

SAT Range by section (25th - 75th)
Critical Reading: 560 - 700
Math: 620 - 740
Writing: 570 - 690

SAT Test Score Range

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ACT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking University of Minnesota-Twin Cities students submitting ACT scores

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92%

Composite ACT Range (25th - 75th):
26 - 31

ACT Range by section (25th - 75th)
English: 25 - 32
Math: 25 - 31
Writing: 8 - 9

ACT Test Score Range

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SAT Score Converter

The new SAT is scored out of 1600 after the adjustments made in 2016. The old SAT was scored out of 2400. If you took an old SAT, you can convert your score to the new SAT score using the SAT Score Converter.

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Most students in the Class of 2017 will take the new SAT, and most colleges will convert old SAT scores to new SAT scores.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is 17:1, that means that for every 17 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

17:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

7022
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11%

Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In University of Minnesota-Twin Cities the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Minnesota.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Main Campus

The campus located by 100 Church Street Se address in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is the middle size campus of University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with 0.11% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Main Campus are burglary, forcible sex offense, and motor vehicle theft.

The percentage of crimes on Saint Paul

The campus located by 100 Church Street S.e. address in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Saint Paul in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is the middle size campus of University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with 0.03% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Saint Paul are burglary and motor vehicle theft.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities offers 1529 programs in total: 504 are for Master's degree, 435 - for Bachelor's degree, 333 - for Doctor's degree-research/scholarship programs, 132 - for Postbaccalaureate certificate, 67 - for less than 1-year certificate programs, 22 - for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs, and 6 are 2-year, but less than 4-year certificate programs.

This is the highest number of programs in comparison with other 40 universities in Hennepin county, with one of the highest number of Bachelor's degree , Master's degree, Doctor's degree-research/scholarship and Postbaccalaureate certificate programs offered. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is one of the few institutions in Hennepin that offers a 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate program.

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Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 108 distance learning programs that are provided in the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities: 30 are for Master's degree, 27 - for Postbaccalaureate certificate, 18 - for Bachelor's degree, 18 - for Doctor's degree-research/scholarship programs, 12 - for less than 1-year certificate programs and 3 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and require on-campus meetings. So look carefully into each program to make sure you can commit.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Minnesota state average data to help you compare.

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University of Minnesota-Twin Cities provides coursework for undergraduate students, graduate students and students with doctors professional practice.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 34928 students with 1047842 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 8442 with 202616 credit hours. The doctors professional practice enrollment was 10654 students.

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Student Reviews and Ratings for University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Overall Rating:

Overall Rating:

Beautiful campus good mix of old and new buildings. Coffman is amazing. Student paintings on the Washington Ave Bridge make campus more beautiful ! Uplifting universal message !

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Overall Rating:

This is definitely a great place to get an education and experience. You will need some money or a open to significant debt, but if you can find a balance between the education and experience, this is a fantastic institution of accredited learning.

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Overall Rating:

I enjoy working here, awesome staff. Love seeing the Young men and women flooding into those Cafeteria doors! Let's Eat!

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Overall Rating:

This is my sons second year at this University. He loves it at U of M, and from all I have seen and heard it is a top notch University. they focus on growth of the student, graduating in 4 years, and giving a great overall college experience. we researched dozens of schools...and I am very happy we chose U of M.

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Overall Rating:

Had great experiences here. Beautiful campus which is very nicely kept up. Enjoyed all of my classes and my professors were great. Great place to get a Liberal Arts education.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Location & Website

Address: 100 Church Street SE

Place:

Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +6126255000

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: www1.umn.edu/twincities/index.php

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