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University of Minnesota--Duluth is a public institution that was founded in 1947. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 10,346, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 244 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Minnesota--Duluth's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), 42. Its in-state tuition and fees are $12,815 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $16,480 (2013-14).
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The University of Minnesota Duluth is a medium-sized, comprehensive university whose liberal arts foundation anchors a variety of traditional undergraduate and masters degree programs. As a university community in which knowledge is sought as well as taught, its faculty recognize the importance of scholarship and service, the intrinsic value of research, and the significance of a primary commitment to quality teaching. A focus on undergraduate research provides undergraduate students with one-on-one experiences with faculty who are active in research/creative activity. Community outreach centers include the Freshwater Research and Policy Institute, the Natural Resources Research Institute, and the Center for Economic Development.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to University of Minnesota--Duluth, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at University of Minnesota--Duluth is $35. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 77.7 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||77.7%|
|Application deadline||August 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at University of Minnesota--Duluth is 20:1, and the school has 36.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Minnesota--Duluth include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Social Sciences; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 76.5 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||28%|
|Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates|
University of Minnesota--Duluth has a total undergraduate enrollment of 10,346, with a gender distribution of 53.4 percent male students and 46.6 percent female students. At this school, 26 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 72 percent of students live off campus. University of Minnesota--Duluth is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
University of Minnesota--Duluth offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. University of Minnesota--Duluth also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at University of Minnesota--Duluth, 22 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at University of Minnesota--Duluth.
|Students who have cars on campus||22%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At University of Minnesota--Duluth, 61.8 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $7,304.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$12,815 (2013-14)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$16,480 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$6,956 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data