University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Ranked?

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2023 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 4,192 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is dental hygiene/hygienist.

Overall Quality

UMN Twin Cities is ranked #60 out of 2,241 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2023 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when UMN Twin Cities held the #120 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 55 colleges in Minnesota, UMN Twin Cities is ranked at #1.

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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 70%, 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 14% 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 600 and 700. Math scores were between 640 and 760.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Minnesota - Twin Cities  ( 600 to 700 )
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SAT Math Scores for University of Minnesota - Twin Cities  ( 640 to 760 )
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UMN Twin Cities received ACT scores from 91% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 25 and 31.

ACT Composite Scores for University of Minnesota - Twin Cities  ( 25 to 31 )
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University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 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 - Twin Cities, this ratio is 17 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

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 82%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  82 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

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At UMN Twin Cities the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 65%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  65 out of 100
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University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 36,061 undergraduates at UMN Twin Cities with 28,989 being full-time and 7,072 being part-time.

How Much Does University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Cost?

The overall average net price of UMN Twin Cities is $17,878. 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 +
$7,698 $8,609 $12,911 $18,938 $25,369

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

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 Twin Cities, approximately 41% of students took out student loans averaging $8,087 a year. That adds up to $32,348 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UMN Twin Cities is 1.7%. 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 $61,201 in their early years. This is good news for future UMN Twin Cities graduates since it is 44% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.

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Location of University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

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.

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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 150 majors graduated from University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. Of these students, 9,397 received undergraduate degrees and 4,610 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 556 $34,392
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 548 $36,991
Computer Science 528 $69,239
Economics 363 $50,320
General Biology 346 $30,340
Finance & Financial Management 321 $62,103
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 282 $30,300
Journalism 258 $38,410
Political Science & Government 248 $36,359
Other Education 244 $42,401

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

Online Learning at UMN Twin Cities

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 2019-2020, 42,938 students took at least one online class at University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. This is an increase from the 15,401 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 42,938 22,495
2018-2019 15,401 1,183
2017-2018 14,666 1,095
2016-2017 13,689 1,045
2015-2016 12,519 979

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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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