University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$12,546

2.5% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$16,242

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

2.09%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

44.4%

49,129 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

51,579

76.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

78.4%

4,162 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), General Economics (362 degrees), and Computer Science (335 degrees).

In 2016, 14,023 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. 53.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (9,339 degrees), 8.84 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1057 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is $12,546, which is $-13,310 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is $12,546, which is $-13,310 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,242.

In 2016, 54% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 41% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$12,546

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities was $12,546. The cost of tuition at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is $-13,310 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$16,242

2016 Value

5.71%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,242. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of Minnesota-Twin Cities grew by 5.71%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,314

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities was of $9,314 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 4.42% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

54%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

41%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

54% of undergraduate students at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 54% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2.09%

2015 Default Rate

188

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities was 2.09%, which represents 188 out of the 8976 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 49,129 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 6.42% annual growth. Out of those 49,129 applicants, 21,820 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 44.4% acceptance rate.

There were 51,579 students enrolled at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2016, and 11% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities has an overall enrollment yield of 26.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

44.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

21,820

Accepted Out of 49,129

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Minnesota-Twin Cities was 44.4% (21,820 admissions from 49,129 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 44.6%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 6.42%, while admissions grew by 6.03%.

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SAT Scores

11%

Submission Percentage

634

Scores Submitted

11% of enrolled first-time students at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities has a total enrollment of 51,579 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is 39,302 students and the part-time enrollment is 12,277. This means that 76.2% 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 64.3% White, 7.96% Asian, 3.84% Black or African American, 3.45% Hispanic or Latino, 3.12% Two or More Races, 0.349% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0737% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (35.6%), followed by White Male (32.6%) and Asian Female (5.04%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (33.1%), followed by White Male (24.2%) and Asian Female (3.79%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

76.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51,579 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is 39,302 and the part-time enrollment is 12,277. This means that 76.2% of students enrolled at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

93%

2016 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

    33,146

  2. Asian

    4,108

  3. Black or African American

    1,981

The enrolled student population at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is 64.3% White, 7.96% Asian, 3.84% Black or African American, 3.45% Hispanic or Latino, 3.12% Two or More Races, 0.349% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0737% 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 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2016, 1021 more women than men received degrees from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. The majority of degree recipients at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities are white (9,339 degrees awarded). There were 8.84 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1057 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is General Psychology (524 degrees awarded), followed by General Economics (362 degrees) and Computer Science (335 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 (235 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (429 degrees), and Biology (1,200 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 & surgeons (402,766 people), Miscellaneous managers (249,304 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (245,234 people), Postsecondary teachers (234,973 people), and Architects, except naval (104,301 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities are Architecture and Related Services (235 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (429 degrees), Biology (1,200 degrees), English (485 degrees), and Agriculture (276 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 Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities are Architecture and Related Services (235 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (429 degrees), Biology (1,200 degrees), English (485 degrees), and Agriculture (276 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

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 Hospitals (502,666 people), Elementary & secondary schools (451,694 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (439,211 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (179,675 people), and Offices of physicians (165,975 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities are Architecture and Related Services (235 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (429 degrees), Biology (1,200 degrees), English (485 degrees), and Agriculture (276 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 degrees awarded

  2. 362 degrees awarded

  3. 335 degrees awarded

In 2016, 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

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 6,501

  2. 7,522

In 2016, 6,501 degrees were awarded to men at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, which is 0.864 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (7,522).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 378 degrees were awarded to men at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in Computer Science, which is 6.1 times more than the 62 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 381 degrees were awarded to women at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in General Psychology, which is 2.65 times more than the 144 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

58%

100% Completion Time

78%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 58% 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, 78% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 80% 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.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (81.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is Female and White (81.6% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 0.481% of graduates (20 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    9,339 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    1,057 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    420 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is white (9,339 degrees awarded). There were 8.84 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1057 degrees).

1.83% of degree recipients (256 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    5,080 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    4,259 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    598 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is white female (5,080 degrees awarded). There were 1.19 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (4,259 degrees).

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Operations

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities has an endowment valued at nearly $3.11B, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $76.4M (2.45%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities had a total expenditure of $3B. Of that $3B, they spent $1.42B on salaries and $3B on benefits.

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities employs 926 Professors, 624 Associate professors, and 540 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities are Male Professors (662), Male Associate professors(351), and Male Assistant professors (286).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities are: Business and Financial Operations, with 1960 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 1834 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 1301 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.11B

2015 Endowment

4.05%

growth from 2014

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities has an endowment valued at about $3.11B, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Minnesota-Twin Cities grew 4.05% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.84B 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. $459M - Federal

  2. $45M - State

  3. $9.74M - Local

As of 2015, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities received $459M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $45M from state grants and contracts, and $9.74M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$1.42B

Salary Expenditure

$3B

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities had a total expenditure of $3B. Of that $3B, they spent $1.42B on salaries and $3B on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$1.42B

2015 Salaries

1.98%

growth from 2014

In 2015, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities paid a median of $1.42B in salaries, which represents 47.5% of their overall expenditure ($3B) and a 1.98% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.73% growth from 2013 and a 2.88% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$272M

Instructional Salaries

2,435

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities paid a total of $272M to 2,435 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

926 Employees

Business and Financial Operations

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

1960 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities were Professor with 926 employees; Associate professor with 624 employees; and Associate professor with 540 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities were Business and Financial Operations with 1,960 employees; Computer, Engineering, and Science with 1,834 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 1,301 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 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities was Male Professor with 662 employees, Male Associate professor with 351 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 286 employees.

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

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