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University of Minnesota - Twin Cities is a public institution situated in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The city atmosphere of Minneapolis makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

3,388 Master's Degrees
1,748 Doctor's Degrees

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University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Rankings

We have ranked UMN Twin Cities as #122 out of 807 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. UMN Twin Cities also holds the #3 spot on the Best Colleges in Minnesota ranking.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

UMN Twin Cities has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#29 Most Popular Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#61 Most Popular Online Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#72 Most Popular Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#94 Best Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UMN Twin Cities.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Architecture (Other) Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Communication & Journalism (Other) Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Human Services Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Physiology & Pathology Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Communication & Journalism Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Best Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Best Psychology Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Best Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#53 Best Business, Management & Marketing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#53 Best Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UMN Twin Cities has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#7 Best Colleges for Education College Factual
#18 Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences College Factual
#19 Best Colleges for Psychology College Factual
#20 Best Colleges for Social Sciences College Factual
#26 Best Colleges for English Language & Literature College Factual
#82 Best Business Schools Business Degree Central

Where Is University of Minnesota - Twin Cities?

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 Graduate Student Diversity

16,162 Graduate Students
55% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gender Diversity

Of the 16,162 graduate students at UMN Twin Cities, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Gender Diversity at  UMN Twin Cities

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Minnesota - Twin Cities graduate students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UMN Twin Cities Graduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,030
Black or African American 546
Hispanic or Latino 647
White 9,238
International Students 3,226
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,475

Geographic Diversity

Minnesota students aren't the only ones who study at University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. At this time, 45 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 140 countries are represented at UMN Twin Cities. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.

Online Learning at University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

1,095 Took All Classes Online
14,666 Took At Least One Class Online
22.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 14,666 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UMN Twin Cities has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 5th most popular in Minnesota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of UMN Twin Cities

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Minnesota - Twin Cities was 22.5%. This is the #520 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UMN Twin Cities regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UMN Twin Cities majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 7%
Business, Management & Marketing 4%
Nursing 5%
Taxation 27%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UMN Twin Cities ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UMN Twin Cities.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Teaching Assistants #1
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics #2
Applied Mathematics #3
Communication & Journalism (Other) #4
Public Relations & Advertising #6
Mathematics & Statistics #7
Multilingual Education #8
Biological & Biomedical Sciences #8
Computer Science #11
Electrical Engineering #13
Other Education #14
Public Health #18
Communication & Journalism #24
Engineering #25
Computer & Information Sciences #39
Teacher Education Subject Specific #40
Special Education #41
Nursing #104
Business Administration & Management #161
Health Professions #161
Education #164
Business, Management & Marketing #190

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Graduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 0 482 74 556
Teacher Education Grade Specific 6 281 0 287
Medicine 0 0 229 229
Public Health 16 181 11 208
Nursing 0 97 110 207
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 0 6 174 180
Law 0 0 159 159
Electrical Engineering 0 106 36 142
Social Work 0 126 4 130
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 127 0 127
Dentistry 0 0 122 122
Human Resource Management 2 111 0 113
Computer Science 0 80 29 109
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 46 59 105
Veterinary Medicine 0 0 99 99
Chemistry 0 58 37 95
Public Policy 0 88 0 88
Curriculum & Instruction 0 53 24 77
Mechanical Engineering 0 54 20 74
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 67 7 74
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 6 46 22 74
Economics 0 31 34 65
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 45 18 63
Educational Administration 28 0 35 63
Applied Mathematics 1 62 0 63
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 2 41 16 59
Special Education 21 38 0 59
Civil Engineering 0 43 15 58
Music 0 27 31 58
Biomedical Engineering 0 40 12 52
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 51 0 51
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 0 44 5 49
Advanced Dentistry & Oral Sciences 30 16 3 49
Mathematics 0 25 24 49
Communication Sciences 0 39 9 48
Teacher Education Subject Specific 3 43 1 47
Legal Research 0 47 0 47
Public Administration 2 41 3 46
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 10 30 5 45
Statistics 0 36 5 41
Communication & Journalism (Other) 10 26 3 39
Urban & Regional Planning 0 36 0 36
Accounting 0 34 0 34
Child Development & Psychology 0 3 30 33
Natural Resources Conservation 0 25 7 32
Geography & Cartography 0 26 6 32
Other Education 1 30 0 31
Taxation 0 30 0 30
Computer Engineering 0 30 0 30
Veterinary Biomedical & Clinical Services 21 4 5 30
Plant Sciences 0 25 4 29
Other Engineering 0 28 0 28
Information Science 2 25 0 27
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 0 17 10 27
Chemical Engineering 0 4 23 27
Other Health Professions 16 11 0 27
Physics 0 11 16 27
Multilingual Education 25 0 0 25
Mental & Social Health Services 0 24 0 24
Industrial Engineering 0 15 7 22
Landscape Architecture 0 21 0 21
Other Business, Management & Marketing 0 21 0 21
Health & Physical Education 0 21 0 21
Sociology 0 12 7 19
General Biology 0 10 8 18
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 5 13 18
Human Services 18 0 0 18
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 1 16 17
History 0 6 11 17
Design & Applied Arts 0 2 15 17
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 0 3 13 16
Pharmacology & Toxicology 0 5 11 16
Materials Engineering 0 2 14 16
Writing Studies 0 13 3 16
Animal Science 0 11 3 14
Botany/Plant Biology 0 4 8 12
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 0 0 12 12
Fine & Studio Arts 0 10 2 12
Dental Support Services 0 11 0 11
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 0 11 0 11
Political Science & Government 0 5 6 11
Agricultural Engineering 0 6 4 10
General English Literature 0 6 4 10
Romance Languages 0 6 4 10
Food Science Technology 0 7 2 9
Anthropology 0 5 4 9
Zoology 0 6 2 8
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 8 0 8
Nutrition Science 0 5 3 8
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 4 4 8
Soil Sciences 0 5 2 7
Communication & Media Studies 0 1 6 7
Family & Consumer Economics 0 3 4 7
Human Computer Interaction 0 4 3 7
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 0 6 0 6
Public Relations & Advertising 6 0 0 6
Astronomy & Astrophysics 0 1 5 6
General Psychology 0 6 0 6
Drama & Theater Arts 0 3 3 6
Architecture (Other) 4 0 0 4
Ethnic Studies 0 0 4 4
Philosophy 0 2 2 4
Arts & Media Management 0 4 0 4
Educational Assessment 3 0 0 3
Area Studies 0 2 1 3
East Asian Languages 0 1 2 3
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 2 1 3
Historic Preservation 0 3 0 3
Computer Information Systems 0 2 0 2
Classical Languages & Literature 0 1 1 2
Legal Professions (Other) 0 0 2 2
Other Public Administration 2 0 0 2
Systems Engineering 0 1 0 1
Medical Science 0 1 0 1
Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services 1 0 0 1
Cognitive Science 0 1 0 1
General Architecture 0 0 0 0
Journalism 0 0 0 0
Instructional Media Design 0 0 0 0
Teaching Assistants 0 0 0 0
Teaching English or French 0 0 0 0
Geoscience Engineering 0 0 0 0
Human Development & Family Studies 0 0 0 0
Housing 0 0 0 0
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences (Other) 0 0 0 0
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 0 0 0 0
Mathematics & Computer Science 0 0 0 0
Forestry 0 0 0 0
Natural Resource Management 0 0 0 0
Natural Resources Conservation (Other) 0 0 0 0
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 236 3,388 1,748 5,372

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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