Academics and Admissions
Curiosity drives us. To go beyond what we know. To uncover what we don’t. At the University of Minnesota, you’ll find everything you need to begin your journey.
Classes with under 50 students
Classes with under 50 students
Majors and Programs
The University of Minnesota Twin Cities is among the nation’s top public research universities, with award-winning faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and world-class academics.
With a major for every interest, from astrophysics to product design, child psychology, and American Indian studies, we offer endless opportunities for all students.
“I chose the U of M because of the top-level research being done here. I have always been fascinated with STEM research, and the U of M is one of the most advanced in that area.”
Traveling abroad has the potential to help you discover new worlds—even those within yourself.
Every year, over 4,000 students take advantage of learning abroad opportunities at the U of M. With one of the largest programs in the nation—200+ options in 60+ countries—you’ll find a place that’s right for you.
“I chose to come to the U of M due to its national reputation. I knew it would open many doors and introduce me to faculty who would help propel my future in the right direction.”
Tuition, Scholarships, and Financial Aid
The University of Minnesota is ranked as a “best value” by USA Today, the Princeton Review, and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. We have competitive tuition rates, outstanding academic programs, and a focus on student success.
Per semester every credit after 13 is free
Bachelor degree students graduate debt free
Students receive financial aid or work-study funds
Undergraduate Cost of Attendance (2020-21)
Undergraduate costs vary, depending on your program, coursework, and personal spending. Estimates here include tuition/fees, housing, books, and personal expenses.
In-State and Reciprocity: $28,942
Scholarships and aid reduce the cost of attendance for most undergraduate students. For Minnesota residents, the University offers the U Promise Scholarship and Promise Plus Free Tuition programs.
Graduate and Professional Cost of Attendance (2020-21)
Tuition costs vary widely by school/program, the number of credits you plan to take, and resident or non-resident status.
Graduate and professional students
Internship and research opportunities
“I chose the U because not only does it have a marching band, but it is a major research university. Having the opportunity to get into a lab as an undergrad is important to me.”
Online and Continuing Education
The University of Minnesota opens doors for those looking for flexible learning opportunities. Our robust hybrid and online educational offerings give you options outside the traditional classroom. Whether you are an undergraduate student or an adult learner, you can learn at your own pace while staying motivated and on track to meet your goals.
You can enroll in programs to help you finish your degree, earn a certificate, or pursue professional and personal growth in whatever environment suits you best.