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University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Graduate School Report

15,956 Graduate Students
$19,494 Avg Graduate Tuition & Fees (In-State)
64.6% Took Classes Online
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University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Graduate School Rankings

#56 Master's Degree School in U.S.
#74 Doctorate Degree School in U.S.

The goal of College Factual's yearly Best Quality Schools rankings is to help students find graduate schools that provide excellent learning environments that are a great fit for them. Our methodology places a high weight on things such as post-graduation wages, time to graduate, and student-per-faculty ratio. Post-graduation debt, faculty and staff diversity, and other factors are also taken into account.

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Best Master’s Degree Schools Ranking

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities came in at #56 out of the 1151 colleges and universities that were ranked in College Factual's 2023 Best Master's Degree Schools in the U.S. ranking. This rank is quite an honor since it puts the school in the Top 5% of the country for overall quality. For this achievement, UMN Twin Cities received one of this year's Best Master's Schools badges.

For the Best Master's Degree Schools in Minnesota, UMN Twin Cities came in at #1.

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Best Doctorate Degree Schools Ranking

Of the 676 institutions of higher learning that were examined in the 2023 Best Doctorate Schools in the United States ranking, UMN Twin Cities came in at #74. This means that the school is among the Top 15% of the nation when it comes to overall quality. UMN Twin Cities was awarded this year's Best Doctorate Schools badge for this accomplishment.

For the Best Doctorate Degree Schools in Minnesota, UMN Twin Cities came in at #2.


University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Graduate Student Diversity

15,956 Graduate Students
56.1% Women
19.0% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Around 15,956 graduate students chose to attend University of Minnesota - Twin Cities during the most recent year for which we have data. In order to come up with a feel for how diverse the school is, College Factual analyzed the demographics of these students. Keep reading to learn more.

UMN Twin Cities Graduate Student Male-Female Ratio

Women make up 56.1% of the total graduate student body at UMN Twin Cities while men make you 43.9%. These percentages may be different for specific degree programs.


UMN Twin Cities Graduate Student Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Racial-ethnic minorities* make up 19.0% of the graduate student population at UMN Twin Cities. The school attracts students from outside the U.S., too. Around 18.0% of graduate students hail from another country. For more details on graduate school diversity at the school, check out the chart below. If you click on it, you'll be taken to a page with more details.


UMN Twin Cities Graduate School Cost of Attendance

$19,494 Avg Tuition & Fees (In-State)
Part-time graduate students at University of Minnesota - Twin Cities pay an average of $2,301 per credit hour if they come from out of state. In-state part-timers receive a discounted rate of $1,487.

The average graduate full-time tuition and fees is shown in the table below.

In-State Out-of-State
Tuition $17,844 $27,612
Fees $1,650 $1,650

Average Salary of UMN Twin Cities Grads with Master’s or Doctorate

$64,362 Avg Salary (Master's)
$78,092 Avg Salary (Doctorate)

Master’s Degree Average Earnings

Master's degree recipients from UMN Twin Cities earn an average salary of $64,362 during the early years of their career. That's pretty good comparatively. In fact, it is 10% higher than the national average of $58,425.


Doctorate Degree Average Earnings

After obtaining their doctorate degree from UMN Twin Cities, graduates go on to jobs earning an average starting salary of $78,092. That's good news for those graduates since it is 4% higher than the national average of $75,260.


Location of University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Graduate School

Minnesota State
Large City Campus Setting
Public Public/Private
Located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

Get more details about the 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

Online Learning for UMN Twin Cities Grad Students

64.6% Took At Least One Online Class
24.3% Took All Classes Online

During the 2019-2020 academic year, 64.6% of the graduate students at UMN Twin Cities took at least one online course. Approximately 24.3% of grad students took all their classes online during that same time period.


University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Master’s Degree Programs

The only degree programs listed here are those in which master’s degrees were awarded in 2020-2021.

Master’s Degree Program Annual Graduates
Accounting 32
Advanced Dentistry & Oral Sciences 13
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 20
Animal Science 7
Anthropology 5
Applied Mathematics 30
Architectural Sciences & Technology 40
Area Studies 4
Astronomy & Astrophysics 2
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 3
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 33
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 47
Biomedical Engineering 53
Botany/Plant Biology 4
Business Administration & Management 405
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 5
Chemical Engineering 6
Chemistry 42
Child Development & Psychology 30
Civil Engineering 35
Classical Languages & Literature 3
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 47
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 6
Cognitive Science 1
Communication & Journalism (Other) 11
Communication & Media Studies 6
Communication Sciences 33
Computer Engineering 13
Computer Science 89
Curriculum & Instruction 33
Dental Support Services 14
Design & Applied Arts 13
Drama & Theater Arts 3
East Asian Languages 1
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 42
Economics 15
Electrical Engineering 65
Ethnic Studies 3
Family & Consumer Economics 1
Fine & Studio Arts 9
Food Science Technology 11
General Biology 11
General English Literature 13
General Psychology 3
Geography & Cartography 12
Geological & Earth Sciences 15
Geoscience Engineering 2
Health & Medical Administrative Services 54
Health & Physical Education 28
Historic Preservation 12
History 2
Human Computer Interaction 3
Human Resource Management 84
Industrial Engineering 23
Information Science 20
Landscape Architecture 21
Law 13
Legal Research 19
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 6
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 32
Materials Engineering 6
Mathematics 11
Mechanical Engineering 60
Medical Science 1
Mental & Social Health Services 4
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 4
Music 24
Natural Resources Conservation 19
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 1
Nursing 98
Nutrition Science 7
Other Education 26
Other Engineering 21
Other Health Professions 26
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 27
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 10
Pharmacology & Toxicology 14
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 9
Philosophy 7
Physics 7
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 5
Plant Sciences 8
Political Science & Government 7
Public Administration 28
Public Health 169
Public Policy 69
Public Relations & Advertising 33
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 46
Romance Languages 7
Social Work 114
Sociology 9
Soil Sciences 4
Special Education 27
Statistics 20
Taxation 26
Teacher Education Grade Specific 262
Teacher Education Subject Specific 39
Urban & Regional Planning 40
Writing Studies 9
Zoology 7

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Doctorate Degree Programs

Just like the master’s degree programs, only programs that had doctorate degrees awarded in 2020-2021 are shown here.

Doctorate Degree Program Annual Graduates
Advanced Dentistry & Oral Sciences 1
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 14
Agricultural Engineering 5
Animal Science 1
Anthropology 3
Area Studies 4
Astronomy & Astrophysics 3
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 20
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 1
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 14
Biomedical Engineering 18
Botany/Plant Biology 5
Business Administration & Management 36
Chemical Engineering 23
Chemistry 35
Child Development & Psychology 23
Civil Engineering 10
Classical Languages & Literature 1
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 14
Communication & Journalism (Other) 5
Communication & Media Studies 2
Communication Sciences 6
Computer Science 28
Curriculum & Instruction 16
Dentistry 121
Design & Applied Arts 1
Drama & Theater Arts 2
East Asian Languages 1
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 20
Economics 39
Educational Administration 32
Electrical Engineering 31
Family & Consumer Economics 10
Fine & Studio Arts 2
Food Science Technology 6
General Biology 4
General English Literature 6
Geography & Cartography 9
Geological & Earth Sciences 5
Health & Medical Administrative Services 7
History 15
Human Computer Interaction 1
Industrial Engineering 5
Law 227
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 1
Materials Engineering 14
Mathematics 21
Mechanical Engineering 25
Medicine 242
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 11
Music 22
Natural Resources Conservation 10
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 8
Nursing 142
Nutrition Science 5
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2
Pharmacology & Toxicology 10
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 179
Physics 22
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 6
Plant Sciences 9
Political Science & Government 4
Public Administration 8
Public Health 9
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 50
Romance Languages 6
Social Work 3
Sociology 4
Soil Sciences 2
Statistics 6
Zoology 7

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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