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University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

51,721 students

47% admitted

  • 38,899 full time
  • 12,822 part time
  • 18,466 men full time
  • 20,433 women full time
  • 39,720 applied
  • 18,505 admitted
  • 5,368 enrolled

30,519 Undergraduates

$12,060 tuition/year

  • 18,114 Graduates
  • 3,088 Non-Degree
  • $12,060 in state
  • $1,399 fees
  • $8,412 room & board
  • $1,000 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Plains Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Golden Gophers
School Colors: Maroon and gold
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Staci from MN
  • 0
  • The U of M has exceptional opportunities for those undergraduates who want to pursue research. The campus has a very diverse population with students coming from all over the…

  • Jul-26-2012 Read More
  • Brandon from Milwaukee, WI
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  • The U of M is a great university with a lot to offer any prospective student. It as one of the top non-ivy league universities in the world. Given that…

  • Jan-18-2013 Read More
  • Jessica
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  • A great academic school that employers love to hire from. There are activities everywhere every night to have fun. Also, the teachers are great.…

  • Jan-09-2012 Read More
  • Carissa from Woodbury, MN
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  • The University of Minnesota rocks! I wouldn't recommend any other school. It is mini-city, within a city, that offers everything you could dream of for classes, fun, and living!…

  • Jan-09-2012 Read More
  • Callie from Rochester, MN
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  • The university has so much to offer from business, to art, to science. There are so many ways to get involved in clubs that fuel your passion to learn. It's…

  • Jan-11-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Adam from Minneapolis, MN
  • Jan-05-2012 I am a current student here

    The campus is great. There is a sense of tradition here not present at many other colleges. Additionally, the University is located at the heart of Minneapolis, so there is plenty to experience outside the college. There is much diversity, so anyone with a mind to do so can find their niche here.

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  • 3
  • Kimberly from Orland Park, IL
  • Dec-26-2011 I am a current student here

    The University of Minnesota has a beautiful campus on St. Paul, which is where I end up spending the majority of my time. It's never overly crowded, though the Minneapolis campus tends to have a large quantity of people during the school days. The campus connectors are a very convenient service that the school offers to transport students from campus to campus, and having many of the city buses running through the Minneapolis campus is quite convenient when you want to head somewhere to have fun, such as the Mall of America. Overall, the people are very friendly as well.

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  • 5
  • gopher
  • Oct-22-2011 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    There is much to do on campus and it has beautiful buildings

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  • 5
  • Erika from Minneapolis, MN
  • Sep-25-2011 I am a current student here

    Before attending the U, I was truthfully pretty against it. I thought it would be way too big, and too close to home. Wrong! I have kids I know in just about every single class, and know all of my professors (and more importantly, they know ME!) on a first name basis. The U offers so many resources and opportunities, the city of Minneapolis is amazing, and the education is top notch. The one downside: MN is COLD in the wintertime. Dress appropriately and it's not so bad.

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  • 5
  • Samantha from Ewa Beach, HI
  • Sep-20-2011 I am a current student here

    I cannot state this enough: There are tons of things to do here. You will end up a homebody, shutting up in your dorm on the weekends only if you do not want to get outside and do things. There are TONS of student organizations (Kntting club, Zombie awareness group, greek life, cultural clubs, etc.). There are tons of different people from different backgrounds you can meet, different cultures you can learn about, and I love this weather (well, we'll see because I've never seen snow before).

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