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University of Minnesota - Rochester Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about University of Minnesota - Rochester, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is University of Minnesota - Rochester Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

University of Minnesota - Rochester was awarded 14 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health sciences and services.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked UMN Rochester as #438 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 37 colleges in Minnesota, UMN Rochester is ranked at #13.

See all of the rankings for University of Minnesota - Rochester.

Is It Hard to Get Into UMN Rochester?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to University of Minnesota - Rochester you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 51%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 1% of students accepted to UMN Rochester submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 620 and 720. Math scores were between 610 and 690.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Minnesota - Rochester  ( 620 to 720 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Minnesota - Rochester  ( 610 to 690 )
UMN Rochester received ACT scores from 98% 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 - Rochester  ( 22 to 26 )

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University of Minnesota - Rochester Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at University of Minnesota - Rochester is about average at 13 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of Minnesota - Rochester is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Minnesota - Rochester

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at University of Minnesota - Rochester is 69%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  69 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At UMN Rochester the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 48%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  48 out of 100

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Below Average Overall Diversity at UMN Rochester

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 533 undergraduates at UMN Rochester with 515 being full-time and 18 being part-time.

UMN Rochester 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.

The overall diversity score for UMN Rochester is 33.56 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  33.56 out of 100
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How Much Does University of Minnesota - Rochester Cost?

The overall average net price of UMN Rochester is $16,140. 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 Rochester

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$7,069 $8,712 $13,764 $20,793 $24,419

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 Rochester, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UMN Rochester, approximately 69% of students took out student loans averaging $8,093 a year. That adds up to $32,372 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UMN Rochester is 2.2%. 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 Rochester Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from UMN Rochester make around $51,900 per year during the early years of their employment. That's great news for UMN Rochester students since it is 30% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


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

Location of University of Minnesota - Rochester

University of Minnesota - Rochester is a public institution situated in Rochester, Minnesota. The city atmosphere of Rochester makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Location of University of Minnesota - Rochester

Contact details for UMN Rochester are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 111 South Broadway, Suite 300, Rochester, MN 55904
Phone: 877-280-4699

University of Minnesota - Rochester Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Health Sciences & Services 84 $44,400

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

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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