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Belonging to a Committee of the Institutional Cooperation, University of Minnesota came into existence in 1851. Located in Twin cities viz. St. Paul and Minneapolis initially, it expanded its campuses to Duluth, Rochester, Crookston and Morris later. The University offers more than 120 undergraduate and around 180 graduate degree programs. University is organized into more than 15 colleges including College of Liberal Arts, School of Dentistry, Law School, School of Public Health, College of Design and Medical School among others.
With an enrollment of more than 30,000 undergraduate and over 15,000 graduate & professional programs students, it houses more than 5,000 international students coming from 130 countries. The University has around 350 research, outreach and education centers ranging from technology to public policy and life sciences.
More than 4,00,000 living alumni makes the U of M campus, the sixth largest body in the U.S. Notable alumni of University include more than 5 Nobel Prize recipients, 2 Vice-Presidents of the U.S- Walter Mondale and Hubert Humphrey and two Pulitzer Prize recipients. In the arena of research, the university has led numerous data analysis projects. One of them includes the search for gravitational waves- which was a success.
University’s oldest building, Pillsburry Hall is popular for its structure comprising sandstones; which were collected from across the state. The Intercollegiate Sports team associated with the University ‘Golden Gophers’ has won more than 15 National Championships till date.
Participant of The Big Ten Alliance in the purview of academics, U of M provides useful insights in the important issues ranging from agriculture and technology to medicine.
Being a world-class research university, the University of Minnesota is dedicated to bridge the gap between workforces and jobs. A primary research university of the state, University of Minnesota is now striving to become one of the top 3 universities in the arena of research through its plan of positioning strategy.