The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is a Public Ivy and research institution with the “Highest Research Activity.” This flagship school has the largest university system in the midwest and has the sixth largest campus student body in the nation. The university ranks highly on several lists, including #25 Top Public School, according to U.S. News & World Report and #34 in Public Colleges by Forbes. U of M is one of only five universities to house an engineering school, medical school, veterinary med school, law school, and agricultural school on one campus.
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 world. The classes are difficult, but numerous sources of help are provided.
Staci from MN
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 the Twin-Cities is full of fortune 500 companies who are eager to hire U of M alumni, a lot of doors are opened post-graduation.