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University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 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 - Twin Cities was awarded 365 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is education.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked UMN Twin Cities as #124 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation.

UMN Twin Cities also holds the #3 spot on the Best Colleges in Minnesota ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into UMN Twin Cities?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at University of Minnesota - Twin Cities is a competitive 50%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Average Test Scores

About 13% of students accepted to UMN Twin Cities 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 650 and 760.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Minnesota - Twin Cities  ( 620 to 720 )
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SAT Math Scores for University of Minnesota - Twin Cities  ( 650 to 760 )
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UMN Twin Cities received ACT scores from 92% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 26 and 31.

ACT Composite Scores for University of Minnesota - Twin Cities  ( 26 to 31 )
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University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

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 - Twin Cities is 83%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  83 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 93% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like University of Minnesota - Twin Cities enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  93 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at UMN Twin Cities for first-time, full-time students is 59%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  59 out of 100
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Excellent Overall Diversity at UMN Twin Cities

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 34,437 undergraduates at UMN Twin Cities with 30,001 being full-time and 4,436 being part-time.

UMN Twin Cities 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.

With an overall score of 88.87 out of 100, UMN Twin Cities is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  88.87 out of 100
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How Much Does University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Cost?

The overall average net price of UMN Twin Cities is $17,479. 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 Twin Cities

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$7,688 $8,898 $12,965 $19,558 $24,720

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 Twin Cities, 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 Twin Cities, approximately 46% of students took out student loans averaging $7,797 a year. That adds up to $31,188 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UMN Twin Cities 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 Twin Cities Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from UMN Twin Cities with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $51,900 in their early years. This is good news for future UMN Twin Cities graduates since it is 30% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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Location of University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities is a public institution situated in Minneapolis, 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 - Twin Cities

Contact details for UMN Twin Cities are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 100 Church Street Se, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0213
Phone: 612-625-5000
Website: https://twin-cities.umn.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UofMN
Twitter: https://twitter.com/UMNews

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 151 majors graduated from University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. Of these students, 8,988 received undergraduate degrees and 5,136 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 524 $34,000
Computer Science 403 $69,200
Economics 392 $49,700
Journalism 331 $38,200
General Biology 330 $34,800
Finance & Financial Management 327 $60,700
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 271 $34,100
Other Education 242 $40,900
Political Science & Government 237 $36,000
Mathematics 223 $54,100

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Online Learning at UMN Twin Cities

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 14,666 students took at least one online class at University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. This is an increase from the 13,689 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 14,666 1,095
2016-2017 13,689 1,045
2015-2016 12,519 979
2014-2015 10,037 654
2013-2014 9,251 508

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

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