University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN 55455
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University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is one of the twelve public 4-year colleges in Minnesota. The campus is located in an urban area, in Minneapolis.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 51,848 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 6,195 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 5,761 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 93%). Every year 80% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $12,800, and fees were $1,617. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $24,986 and $1,617 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students51,848
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate93%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 1 17
Postbaccalaureate certificate 0 0
Master's degree 0 0
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0 9
Doctor's degree - professional practice 17 104

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1913 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
05/24/1977 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
09/22/2000 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
09/22/2000 - 03/30/2013
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
03/01/1970 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1270 to 1480
ACT26 to 31
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $55
Graduates $75

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$492/credit
In State Students$492/credit
Out of State Students$961/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$1,394/credit
In State Students$1,394/credit
Out of State Students$2,157/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $22,140 $22,140 $43,245
ADN 70 $34,440 $34,440 $67,270
BSN 125 $61,500 $61,500 $120,125
FNP 50 $69,700 $69,700 $107,850
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 81% of University of Minnesota-Twin Cities's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 18% $4,465
Other Federal Grant 17% $639
State Grant & Scholarships 23% $5,434
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 59% $5,434
Federal Student Loans 46% $5,369
Private Loans 9% $12,173


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$7,676
$30,001 to $48,000$8,336
$48,001 to $75,000$12,565
$75,001 to $110,000$19,658
Over $110,000$24,040

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Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Minnesota state board of nursing.
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
100 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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