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How Well Is University of Minnesota - Duluth Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

University of Minnesota - Duluth was awarded 85 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is education.

Overall Quality

UMN Duluth is ranked #502 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 37 colleges in Minnesota, UMN Duluth is ranked at #16.

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Is It Hard to Get Into UMN Duluth?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at University of Minnesota - Duluth is 77%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that UMN Duluth is a good fit for you.

Average Test Scores

About 2% of students accepted to UMN Duluth submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 520 and 640. Math scores were between 530 and 640.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Minnesota - Duluth  ( 520 to 640 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Minnesota - Duluth  ( 530 to 640 )
UMN Duluth received ACT scores from 99% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 22 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for University of Minnesota - Duluth  ( 22 to 26 )

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University of Minnesota - Duluth Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At University of Minnesota - Duluth, this ratio is 18 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of Minnesota - Duluth is 82%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  82 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Minnesota - Duluth

Freshmen Retention Rate

University of Minnesota - Duluth has a freshmen retention rate of 77%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  77 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from UMN Duluth have a four-year graduation rate of 35%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  35 out of 100

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Average Overall Diversity at UMN Duluth

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 10,118 undergraduates at UMN Duluth with 8,906 being full-time and 1,212 being part-time.

UMN Duluth Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

UMN Duluth scored 54.43 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  54.43 out of 100
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How Much Does University of Minnesota - Duluth Cost?

The overall average net price of UMN Duluth is $17,319. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for UMN Duluth

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$7,712 $9,390 $12,978 $19,632 $23,098

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of UMN Duluth, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At UMN Duluth, approximately 64% of students took out student loans averaging $8,970 a year. That adds up to $35,880 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UMN Duluth is 3.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do UMN Duluth Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from UMN Duluth make around $47,200 per year during the early years of their employment. That's great news for UMN Duluth students since it is 19% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


See which majors at University of Minnesota - Duluth make the most money.

Location of University of Minnesota - Duluth

University of Minnesota - Duluth is a public institution located in Duluth, Minnesota. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Location of University of Minnesota - Duluth

Contact details for UMN Duluth are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 515 Darland Administration Bldg, Duluth, MN 55812
Phone: 218-726-8000

University of Minnesota - Duluth Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 74 majors graduated from University of Minnesota - Duluth. Of these students, 2,162 received undergraduate degrees and 230 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Psychology 142 $32,300
Finance & Financial Management 134 $49,100
Marketing 132 $45,300
Mechanical Engineering 122 $62,000
General Biology 113 $30,000
Communication & Media Studies 88 $32,700
Computer Science 82 $59,300
Accounting 74 $49,300
Business Administration & Management 68 $40,700
Criminology 68 $35,700

Learn more about the majors offered at University of Minnesota - Duluth along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at UMN Duluth

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 1,961 students took at least one online class at University of Minnesota - Duluth. This is an increase from the 1,692 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,961 108
2016-2017 1,692 83
2015-2016 1,639 84
2014-2015 1,402 85
2013-2014 1,417 73

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