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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55455
612-625-5000
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The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

The University of Minnesota is one of the most prestigious public research universities in the country. Located between Minneapolis and St. Paul, the Twin Cities campus is the largest and the oldest within the U of M system. The grounds cover over 300 acres on the east and west banks of the Mississippi River and is school of choice to more than 51,000 students.
 

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Open to the public
 

Prices -

$20,000 - $60,000 per school year
 

Events

  • The Roy Griak Invitational
  • Big 10 Women's Swimming & Diving Championships
  • NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championships
  • University of Minnesota Graduation
 
 

Activities

  • Academic Studies
  • Athletics
  • Performance Arts
  • Student Activities
  • Art Shows
 

University of Minnesota Big 10 Athletics

The Minnesota Golden Gophers are a NCAA Big 10 conference school offering men and women’s basketball, golf, ice hockey, track, swimming, gymnastics, tennis and cross country. Men’s only sports include wrestling, football and baseball. Gopher football games are played at TCF Bank Stadium and basketball games are at Williams Arena.
 

Publications and Media

The Minnesota Daily is a Monday - Thursday publication for students during the school season. It is published online for Friday’s addition. The newest rag is The Wake Student Magazine that covers school related stories and reviews. This student run magazine was named by the Independent Press Association as the Best Campus Publication in 2006. Radio K, KUOM, is an award winning college radio station at the University of Minnesota that plays old and new independent music and covers a variety of cultural subjects through its popular show Culture Queue.
 

FAQs

  • What other colleges and universities are in the area?

    Hamline University, Augsburg College, University of St. Thomas, Northwestern College and Concordia University.
  • What is the main academic focus of the university?

    With 51,853 students enrolled, the University of Minnesota is the second largest school in the Midwest. The University has 19 colleges and schools and offers 143 degree programs and 150 graduate degree programs. The University of Minnesota is continuously ranked among the nation’s top 25 research universities and ranked 28th internationally.
 

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