240 Williamson Hall, 231 Pillsbury Drive SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455-0213 612-625-2008
About University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
  • Year of Foundation 1851
  • Size of Campus 2000 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 32,817
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 52% 48% 25%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 9,432 in-state, 21,062 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $45
  • Enrollment No. 29,921
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (U of M) is a public research university located in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, United States. It is the oldest and largest campus within the University of Minnesota system and has the fourth-largest main campus student body in the United States, with 52,557 students in 2011–2012.Minnesota's athletic teams are known collectively as the Minnesota Golden Gophers and compete in in NCAA's Division I, as members of the Big Ten Conference for most sports.
Social Life And Activities
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) For the most up-to-date listing, visit http: //www. sao. umn. edu/groups; Achayot, Alpha Omega: Soul II Soul, B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation at the University of Minnesota, Baha'i Association University of Minnesota, Baptis
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 2%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) For the most up-to-date listing, visit http: //www. sao. umn. edu/groups; African Students Association; Al-Madinah Cultural Center; American Indian Graduate Student Organization; American Indian Student Cultural Center (AIS
  • Setting Urban
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 29
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 22
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming, Spring Jam, Campus Kick Off Days: Convocation, Campus Arts Fest, Paint the Bridge and Activities Fair
  • Percent students who are frat members 2%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Epsilon Delta; College of Liberal Arts Honors Student Association; Golden Key National Honor Society, University of Minnesota; IAESTE @ the University of Minnesota; Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society; NACURH 2002; National Residence H
  • Number of students in fraternities 29
  • Number of sororities 15
Transportation
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Minneapolis, MN (10)
  • Distance to nearest train St. Paul, MN (5)
  • Distance to nearest bus Minneapolis, MN (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 27%
  • Number of students using college housing 22%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (68%), sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartments for married students (19%), apartment for single students (13%), special housing for disabled students, special housing for international students, cooperative housing, other housing option
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 40%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 11
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 24%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 9%
Campus Services
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 853,806
  • Number Of Microforms 6,527,763
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • Museums Frederick R Weisman Art Museum, Bell Museum of Natural History, Goldstein Gallery (costume clothing), Humphrey Forum (political memorabilia), Katherine E. Nash Art Gallery, Kerlan Collection of Children's Literature
  • Number Of Subscriptions 35,801
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 20,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 120
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities MNCAT-online catalog, InfoPoint-digital reference, MNLink, Government Publications, MINITEX. Kerlan collection of children's literature, Givens Collection of African-American Literature, World's Largest Collection of Sherlock Holmes related material.
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 1,100
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 250
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 52,610
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 6,374,293
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 500
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 18%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis