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    University Of Minnesota - Twin Cities - [UMN], Minnesota, Minneapolis

    Minneapolis, MinnesotaLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1851established year
    56758enrollment
    8.3/10

    University of Minnesota - Twin Cities: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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    Hitaishi Bhatia

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    University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is a public, coed educational institution which was founded in the year 1851. Regarded as one of the prestigious names in the US Education System, the college is renowned for offering some exceptionally brilliant undergraduate and graduate courses for international students. Some of the popular programs provided by the university include Computer Science, Economics, Electrical Engineering and Human Resources Management. 

    Around 13% of the student population at the university is international which makes it a culturally vibrating and thriving location. With a student-faculty ratio of 17:1, the institute guarantees individual and special attention to each of its candidates plus a very friendly and welcoming faculty of professors.

    Admissions to the University of Minnesota are available for the season of Fall and the deadline for the same is January 1. With an acceptance rate of nearly 52%, enrollment at the institute is moderately selective and depends heavily on good academic score and extra-curricular activities. 

    University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

    Rankings

    • In Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020, the university has been ranked 34th in the United States of America. The overall world ranking of the institute is 79.
    • US News placed the institute at 70th position in its ranking of National Universities of United States.
    • The QS World University Ranking 2020 awarded the organization under the top 200 universities in the world.

    Highlights

    Type of College Public, Coeducational
    Establishment Year 1851
    Campus setting Urban
    Location Minneapolis and St. Paul
    Acceptance Rate 52%
    Mode of teaching Campus
    Test Scores Accepted TOEFL/IELTS/PTE/CAE
    Financial Aid Available as grants, loans and scholarships
    Website https://twin-cities.umn.edu

    Programs, Campuses and Accomodation

    Programs

    University of Minnesota-Twin Cities offers a wide range of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs for students to advance in their career field. The university is specifically known for its research programs. Therefore, the students of the university get the opportunity to work with field shaping faculty and researchers in subjects ranging from liberal arts to science and technology.

    The institute offers a choice of 50 plus majors and minors to its undergraduate students. More than 200 graduate and professional degree programs are available for students with a bachelor’s degree.

    Some of the popular majors of the university are: Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Engineering, Social Science, Business, Marketing, Management and Psychology.

    Campus

    University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

    The campus is one of the largest of 5 campuses of the University of Minnesota and is in fact one of the largest campuses in the whole of the United States. It stretches across the cities Minneapolis and St. Paul, known as the Twin Cities. It is set on the banks of the Mississippi River and surrounded by a vibrant metropolitan community with agricultural roots. Thus, providing an ideal and calm atmosphere for students to learn and grow.

    Welcoming more than 50,000 students with an international student population of around 13%, the campus is a learning site formed from an amalgamation of diverse cultures and ethnicities. 

    Some of the distinct features of the campus are:

    • Twin Cities campus is among the safest campuses of the U.S. Safety is given utmost priority by the university. Alarm buttons and emergency phones are located throughout the campus.
    • Free campus connectors shuttles are present on the campus to carry students across the campus.
    • Skyways, parking facilities and tunnels are present throughout the campus and are monitored 24 hours a day with the help of security cameras.
    • Other student services provided by the university include non-remedial tutoring, placement service, women’s center, day care, health service etc.
    • The campus also offers the magnificence of museums like the Weisman Art Museum, the Bell Museum of Natural History, etc.

    Residential Facilities

    The institute encourages students to avail the on-campus housing facilities and offers accommodation to about 90% of the first year students interested in residing on campus. Benefits of on-campus housing includes stay in close proximity to classes, libraries, restaurants, among others.

    Residence options are available in the form of halls and apartments. The residential halls have a variety of room options to choose from and come with all the basic facilities. Applicants also have the choice of opting for gender open housing. There are some popular residence halls namely, 17th Avenue, Centennial, Sanford, Frontier, et al. which are some of the favourite with students.

    Seven residential restaurants offering some amazing delicacies are also present on campus and are connected to each of the halls.

    The university also offers help for students looking for a place off campus to live more privately and independently. Interested students can explore the official website listings for further support with off-campus accommodation. 

    Admission Process

    The applications for admission at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities are accepted during summer, fall and spring academic sessions. The details of the application process are mentioned below:

    How and where to apply?

    The prospective applicants who wish to apply for admissions at the institute can fill an online application form available on the official website of the university. The application must be submitted before the final deadlines to prevent rejection.

    Application Fee

    • 55 USD (nonrefundable) for undergraduate programs.
    • 95 USD (nonrefundable) for graduate programs.

    Application Deadlines

    Deadlines for both domestic and international applicants are the same. For fall 2020 admissions, the regular deadline for freshmen application is January 1, 2020. Admission decisions on the same shall be released by March 31.

    Note that the students who receive their offer of place and are interested in joining the institute shall accept their offer by May 1, 2020 to confirm their enrollment and reserve their seat.

    Requirements for Admission

    • Completed Application Form for Admission
    • Self-reported academic record
    • TOEFL/IELTS/PTE/CAE scores as a proof for proficiency in English language
    • ACT/SAT scores (recommended).
    • Official transcripts
    • GRE scores may be required for graduate programs
    • Recommendation letters, Resume (for some graduate programs)

    Cost of attendance

    The estimated cost of accommodation for an individual can vary as per case to case basis. An estimated budget for international students to study in the US, however, is tabulated as follows:

    Expenses In-State (in USD, per year) Non-Resident/International (in USD, per year)
    Tuition 15,236 33,534
    Books and Supplies 1,000 1,000
    Room and Board 10,358 10,358
    Transportation 228 1,728
    Others 2,000 2,000
    Total 28,822 48,620

    Scholarship and Financial Aid

    The university offers financial aid to students in the form of grants, student employment, loans and academic scholarships to study in the USA. However, most of the financial aid is available for degree seeking students. Only limited help is available for certificate seeking and non-degree applicants. 

    The details about some of the scholarships exclusively available for international applicants are mentioned below:

    Global Excellence Scholarship

    • All international freshmen and transfer applicants who successfully complete their application for admission are automatically considered for the Global Excellence Scholarship.
    • The students can receive scholarships of 25,000, 15,000 or 10,000 USD per year for up to four years.
    • The award of the scholarship is competitive in nature and is based on academic merit. The students selected for the scholarship are among the best in their class and also show a record of strong academic preparation.

    YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship

    • The #YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship consists of a total award of 15,000 USD annually which can also be renewed.
    • The scholarship recognizes international students who have a vision to enhance intercultural understanding. It is open to international freshmen applicants of all academic majors and fields of study.

    Undergraduate Research Scholarship

    • The Undergraduate Research Scholarship is available for new international freshmen admitted to the University. The scholarship allows students to pursue research projects.
    • The scholarship includes an award of 1,400 USD for participation in a faculty sponsored research project and an additional amount of up to 300 USD in support of supplies and expenses related to the research project.

    Note that the University of Minnesota does not provide full tuition fee waiver and thus applicants must ensure that they have proper funding available from some other source. 

    The scholarships offered are highly competitive and are awarded after considering various parameters inclusive of GPA, class rank, ACT/SAT scores, coursework through high school graduation, among others.

    $13,2061st YEAR
    FEES

    2 years

    Course Duration

    Mar 31

    Application Deadline

    $13,2061st YEAR
    FEES

    2 years

    Course Duration

    Mar 31

    Application Deadline


    2 years

    Course Duration

    Mar 31

    Application Deadline


    3 years

    Course Duration

    Nov 01

    Application Deadline

    Degree Available

    4 years

    Course Duration

    Nov 01

    Application Deadline

    University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Overview

    Insitution type
    Public
    Student Population
    64860
    FAFSA Code
    003969
    Application Cost
    $55
    Accreditation
    NCA
    Average Cost of Attendance
    $30,438 / Year
    Student : Faculty Ratio
    2 : 1

    Admission & dates

    Early Action Deadlines

    November 1

    Application deadline

    April 1

    Application results

    Regular Decision Deadlines

    January 15

    Application deadline

    April 1

    Application results

    Test Scores For International Applicants

    ExamsAvg. ScoreMin ScoreMax. Score%Submitted
    Language Proficiency
    IELTS-6.5--
    TOEFL-79--
    Undergraduate
    SAT Check Detailed Score13751270148013
    Evidence-Based Reading and Writing670620720-
    Mathematics705650760-
    ACT Check Detailed Score29263192
    English292532-
    Mathematics292631-
    Graduate
    GMAT690---

    University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Acceptance Rate

    49.6 %

    acceptance rate

    43720

    total applicants

    64860

    total enrolled

    Male
    Female

    46.3%

    Male

    53.7%

    Female

    Undergraduate
    Undergraduate Programs
    49.6%
    Total Applicants
    92349
    Total Enrolled
    45796
    Graduate
    Graduate Programs
    49.6%
    Total Applicants
    38443
    Total Enrolled
    19064

    University of Minnesota - Twin Cities enrollment

    Enrollment
    University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Enrollment
    64860
    Undergraduate Enrollment
    45796
    Graduate Enrollment
    19064
    Graduation Rate
    Average Graduation Rate
    74.4%

    Attendance Cost

    $30,438

    attendance cost

    The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

    Tuition fees
    Undergraduate Programs
    $30,438 / Year
    Post Graduate Program
    $13,206 / Year
    On Campus
    Books & Supplies
    $1,000 / Year
    On campus, Room & Board
    $9,852 / Year
    On Campus, Other Expenses
    $2,200 / Year
    Off Campus
    Off campus (not with family), Room & Board
    $9,852 / Year
    Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses
    $2,200 / Year
    Off campus (with family), Room & Board
    $2,200 / Year
    Off campus (with family), Other Expenses
    $2,200 / Year

    Schools, Faculties & Campuses

    Campus

    University of Minnesota- Duluth

    Address: 1049 University Dr, Duluth, MN 55812, USA

    School

    Carlson School of Management

    Address: 321 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55455

    Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

    Institutional accreditations
    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
    Program wise accreditation
    Clinical Science Programs
    American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
    Dentistry Programs
    American Dental Association
    Education Programs
    American Board of Funeral Service Education

    Faculty

    total facultyfull timepart timegraduate assistants
    465453754989965560

    Ranking

    20212020201920182017
    Times Higher Education logo

    Times Higher Education

    Ranked #85

    Overall (International)

    Ranked #84

    Engineering (International)

    Ranked #151 - #175

    Arts (International)

    Ranked #126 - #150

    Computer Science (International)

    Ranked #84

    Technology (International)

    Ranked #84

    Engineering (International)

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    Ranked #151 - #175

    Humanities (International)

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    Arts (International)

    Ranking of: University of Minnesota- Duluth

    Ranked #35

    Economics (International)

    Ranking of: University of Minnesota- Duluth

    Ranked #35

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    College Rating

    Based on 17 Students Rating

    8.3 out of 10
    8.9/10Academic
    7.9/10Accommodation
    8.4/10Faculty
    8.4/10Infrastructure
    8.2/10Placement
    8.6/10Social Life

    Reviews

    PH
    9.8 /10

    The faculty is brilliant and friendly, research here is varied and students get a lot of exposure. The environment and work culture impressed me

    Course Curriculum :

    It is very recent and is updated every year. All professors take it seriously Industrial exposure depends on the individual

    10 /10 academic/food
    10 /10 faculty
    10 /10 infrastructure
    10 /10 accomodation
    10 /10 placement
    9 /10 extracurricular
    RP
    6.2 /10

    I decided to join here because after reading the student reviews, I was confident that here I'll encounter people and ideas from around the world that'll inspire me to think and take me down unexpected paths. I was keen to get admitted here as it was among the top universities. My GPA of 8 helped me to get admitted here. I was required to submit a common application form.

    Course Curriculum :

    The applied economics major is designed to give me a solid foundation in economics and in how it is applied in the real world to improve people’s lives. Core courses provide training in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics. Additional courses focus on environmental and resource economics, international and development economics, agricultural economics, and the economics of the public sector.

    8 /10 academic/food
    6 /10 faculty
    7 /10 infrastructure
    8 /10 accomodation
    8 /10 extracurricular
    GS
    9.3 /10

    Due to my regular treatment in the USA I usually go and visit the USA, and last year I've completed my graduation in BBA which increases my interest in this college. I came to know about this from one of my friends who is passed out from UMD and her placement was also good. To start with the registration process amount of $55 is to be given as application fees by me.

    Course Curriculum :

    At the Carlson School, students modify their education to fulfill their career motives. My course curriculum is Financed by excellent faculty, cutting-edge coursework, and comprehensive networking openings, students assemble a remarkable list of experienced accomplishments even during the time of course. MBA is a 2-year program course in which advanced business leadership is taught.

    10 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    10 /10 extracurricular
    BA
    9.2 /10

    To broaden my boundaries I want to go abroad and study so that something special which is on an international basis can be attained. I preferred to go to this College as this is the best college for pursuing BSc, however, I scored 92% in business studies in my 12th grade which makes me more excited about this college. To begin with, the admission criteria application form of $50 was paid by me.

    Course Curriculum :

    My course includes puzzle solving, managing customers, identifying business relationships, etc. In my course investigative, identifying unfulfilled needs and desires required to run a business are taught. I loved my course and found it extremely interesting, new things about business management are taught to us both theoretically and practically.

    10 /10 academic/food
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    WP
    8.3 /10

    Like any other college in the United States of America, this college too had a registered portal through which I enrolled myself upon the payment of $70 online application fees. Then I submitted my graduation certificate, which certified that I am a graduate in the field of economics with mathematics as my special elective. The infrastructural facilities and the placement opportunities that the college was lucrative indeed.

    Course Curriculum :

    This one year integrated degree was a perfect balance for a student wanting to upgrade his analytical reasoning skills along with in-depth knowledge about the existing business environment. The tri-semester course consists of subjects like Business Essentials, Programming for Data Science, Data Management and Warehousing, Causal Inference via Econometrics and Experimentation and Agile Management of Analytics Projects.

    9 /10 academic/food
    8 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    7 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    8 /10 extracurricular
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    100 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455
    ADDRESS

    Nearby This Campus

    • Bus Station
    • Book Store
    • Shopping Mall
    • Airport
    • Train Station

    Bus Station

    Oak St SE & Washington Ave SE0.04 km
    Ontario St SE & Beacon St0.11 km
    Oak St SE & McNamara Alumni - Leave0.13 km
    Harvard St SE & Washington Ave0.15 km
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    Shopping Mall

    Franklin Circles Shopping Center2.52 km
    Minnehaha Center2.71 km
    XAWAALADA HODAN GLOBAL ONLINE SERVICES 24MALL MINNEAPOLIS MN3.05 km
    Twin Cities Water Systems3.11 km
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    Train Station

    Target Field Station4.02 km

    Book Store

    University of Minnesota Bookstores0.61 km
    The Loft Literary Center2.09 km
    Yellow Book Minnesota3.45 km
    Pacifier3.63 km
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    Airport

    HCMC Medical Heliport2.74 km
    Hospital Helipad3.30 km
    Abbott Northwestern Hospital Heliport3.35 km

    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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