University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,318
1.99% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$17,279
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
2.27%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
56.7%
40,673 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
51,327
77.3% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
80.2%
4,407 Graduates

About

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is a higher education institution located in Hennepin County, MN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities were General Psychology (524 degrees awarded), Computer Science (403 degrees), and Journalism (331 degrees).

In 2019, 14,576 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. 55.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (9,461 degrees), 8.39 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1128 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is $13,318, which is $−15,182 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is $13,318, which is $−15,182 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,279.

In 2019, 56% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 39% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,318
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities was $13,318. The cost of tuition at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is $−15,182 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Average Net Price

$17,279
2019 Value
3.52%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,279. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of University of Minnesota-Twin Cities grew by 3.52%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,910
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities was of $9,910 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 0.589% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

56%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
39%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

56% of undergraduate students at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 56% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.27%
2017 Default Rate
190
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities was 2.27%, which represents 190 out of the 8384 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities received 40,673 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 6.38% annual decline. Out of those 40,673 applicants, 23,076 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 56.7% acceptance rate.

There were 51,327 students enrolled at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2019, and 18% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities has an overall enrollment yield of 27.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

56.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
23,076
Accepted Out of 40,673

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Minnesota-Twin Cities was 56.7% (23,076 admissions from 40,673 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 51.8%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −6.38%, while admissions grew by 2.45%.

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SAT Scores

18%
Submission Percentage
1,127
Scores Submitted

18% of enrolled first-time students at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities has a total enrollment of 51,327 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is 39,683 students and the part-time enrollment is 11,644. This means that 77.3% of students enrolled at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.2% White, 9.07% Asian, 4.57% Black or African American, 4.28% Hispanic or Latino, 3.61% Two or More Races, 0.318% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0662% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (34.9%), followed by White Male (29.5%) and Asian Female (5.66%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (34.3%), followed by White Male (22.3%) and Asian Female (4.08%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

77.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51,327 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is 39,683 and the part-time enrollment is 11,644. This means that 77.3% of students enrolled at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities are enrolled full-time compared with 77.6% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

93%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities was 93%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of Minnesota-Twin Cities had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    30,913
  2. Asian
    4,656
  3. Black or African American
    2,345

The enrolled student population at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is 60.2% White, 9.07% Asian, 4.57% Black or African American, 4.28% Hispanic or Latino, 3.61% Two or More Races, 0.318% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0662% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 50.3% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.48% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3,056 students (5.95%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 1578 more women than men received degrees from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is white (9,461 degrees awarded). There were 8.39 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1128 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is General Psychology (524 degrees awarded), followed by Computer Science (403 degrees) and Journalism (331 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Architecture and Related Services (226 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (456 degrees), and Biology (1,285 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities are Physicians (394,894 people), Other managers (181,775 people), Postsecondary teachers (158,976 people), Secondary school teachers (116,766 people), and Other Physical Scientists (113,722 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities are Architecture and Related Services (226 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (456 degrees), Biology (1,285 degrees), Agriculture (295 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (213 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities are Surgeons, Other financial specialists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities are Architecture and Related Services (226 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (456 degrees), Biology (1,285 degrees), Agriculture (295 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (213 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (443,439 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (365,826 people), Elementary & secondary schools (270,450 people), Offices of physicians (203,774 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (194,708 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities are Architecture and Related Services (226 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (456 degrees), Biology (1,285 degrees), Agriculture (295 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (213 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.
Most Common
  1. 524 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 403 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 331 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities was General Psychology with 524 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

6,499
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
8,077
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 6,499 degrees were awarded to men at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, which is 0.805 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (8,077).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 430 degrees were awarded to men at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in Computer Science, which is 5.24 times more than the 82 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 388 degrees were awarded to women at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in General Psychology, which is 2.73 times more than the 142 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

64%
100% Completion Time
80%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 64% of students graduating from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 80% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 82% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (87%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is Female and Hispanic or Latino (87% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.318% of graduates (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    9,461 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    1,128 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    548 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is white (9,461 degrees awarded). There were 8.39 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1128 degrees).

2.28% of degree recipients (333 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    5,351 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    4,110 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    663 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is white female (5,351 degrees awarded). There were 1.3 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (4,110 degrees).

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Operations

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities has an endowment valued at nearly $3.71B, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $140M (3.78%), compared to the 4.24% average return ($13.2M on $311M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2019, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities had a total salary expenditure of $3.2B. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities employs 942 Professors, 593 Associate professors, and 574 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities are Male Professors (666), Male Associate professors(325), and Male Assistant professors (289).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities are: Business and Financial Operations, with 1989 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 1877 employees, and Research with 1149 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.71B
2019 Endowment
6.11%
growth from 2018

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities has an endowment valued at about $3.71B, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Minnesota-Twin Cities grew 6.11% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.4B higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $472M - Federal
  2. $69M - State
  3. $12M - Local

As of 2019, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities received $472M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $69M from state grants and contracts, and $12M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$1.54B
2019 Salaries
2.9%
growth from 2018

In 2019, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities paid a median of $1.54B in salaries, which represents 48% of their overall expenditure ($3.2B) and a 2.9% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.52% growth from 2017 and a 3.51% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 234M (42.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$296M
Instructional Salaries
2,464
Number of Employees

In 2019, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities paid a total of $296M to 2,464 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $71.1M (30.3%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
942 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
1989 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities were Professor with 942 employees; Associate professor with 593 employees; and Associate professor with 574 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities were Business and Financial Operations with 1,989 employees; Computer, Engineering, and Science with 1,877 employees; and Research with 1,149 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities was Male Professor with 666 employees, Male Associate professor with 325 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 289 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.

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