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University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 4,427 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 12 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

52% Women
48% Men


NCAA Division I-A

Big Ten Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $597,421)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $166,597)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 146 254 - -
Baseball 35 - - -
Basketball 16 13 - Yes
Football 103 - - -
Golf 13 10 - -
Gymnastics 19 14 - -
Ice Hockey 29 22 Yes Yes
Rowing - 78 Yes -
Soccer - 22 Yes Yes
Softball - 16 - Yes
Swimming and Diving 41 44 - -
Tennis 11 11 Yes -
Volleyball - 14 Yes Yes
Wrestling 43 - - -
Adaptive Sports - - Yes -
Badminton - - - Yes
Bowling - - - Yes
Court Sports - - - Yes
Cycling - - Yes -
Dance - - Yes -
Fencing - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes Yes
Lacrosse - - Yes -
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Sailing - - Yes -
Skiing - - Yes -
Synchronized Swimming - - Yes -
Water Polo - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.6%
Asian/Pacific Islander 7.7%
Black/non-Hispanic 4.0%
Hispanic 2.4%
Non-resident alien 8.0%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 7.4%
Two or more races 1.1%
White/non-Hispanic 68.7%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • Student Government

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 25
Liquor Law Violation 198
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 12
Property Crime 49

Notable Alumni

  • Bob Dylan, singer, songwriter (did not graduate)
  • Kris Humphries, NBA forward
  • Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist
  • Walter Mondale, former US Vice President, 1984 Democratic nominee for US President
  • David Carr, journalist
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Brandon from Milwaukee, WI
  • 4
  • Like any place of living, your experience is shaped by who you meet while living there and by your neighbors (the people that live in your hall or above you).…

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  • Grace from Moorhead, MN
  • 4
  • Ah, dorms. Commonly hated on elsewhere, most people are pretty satisfied with the dorms here at the U. Here's what you need to know: 1. There are dorms on each of…

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  • Staci from MN
  • 4
  • I found living in the dorms to be a pretty good experience. I lived in a quieter hall so that was nice for me to be able to focus…

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  • Anna from Greer, SC
  • 4
  • It really depends on the dorm. I live in Comstock, which is fairly quiet and has a great dining hall in the basement of the building. The CA's are usually…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Michael from Minneapolis, MN
  • I am a current student here

    Food may not be gourmet but it doesn't have to be, it's tolerable. Not bad but not always good either. The dining halls are always flexible on trying to provide food that accommodates the needs of others.

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  • 4
  • Chue Yang
  • I am a current student here

    I've only tried the food during campus visits and I think they are alright. Students should balance their diets however since the food can be tempting. If campus dining isn't for you, then you can also try the different restaurants around campus.

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  • 3
  • Jane from Fargo, ND
  • I am a current student here

    FreshFood Company (17th hall) is where it is at. They usually have the most and the best options when it comes to food. You can also look online to see what's going to be in the dining hall but sometimes it isn't correct. Sadly, there are days when the food isn't good no matter where you go.

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  • 3
  • Daisy L.
  • I am a current student here

    Dorm food is not great, but on campus food and dining options are awesome.

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  • 4
  • Katrina from Woodbury, MN
  • I am a current student here

    Food is alright in the dining halls, but being near the city there are tons of different restaurants and grocery stores near campus.

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  • 3
  • Dylan from Bismarck, ND
  • I am a current student here

    It's college food. It was about as good as I expected to be. There are lots of good restaurants on campus or very nearby.

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  • 4
  • Elaina from Lake Geneva, WI
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Lots of different dining opportunities for students on campus. Flex pay makes paying easier as well.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Jane from Fargo, ND
  • I am a current student here

    I don't really know too much about greek life at the U, I just know that there is a huge presence on campus. There are also a lot of multicultural greek houses on campus! I hear it is a great way to meet people, make friends, and make connections.

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  • 0
  • sydney from bemidji, mn
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    i'm not too terribly interested in greek life, but there is multiple fraternities and sororities.

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  • 0
  • Lia from Minneapolis, MN
  • I am a current student here

    I am personally not a part of greek life, but it always seems fun. There's weekly parties and formal dinners. Rushing to be in the greek life can become challenging if a student doesn't have the necessary fund to be a part of it, but there are always informal greek life that a student can join and I am sure it will be just as great.

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  • 0
  • Madison from Cambridge, MN
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Sorority Row is located near what is called The Beach where greek life students gather to play Frisbee, tan, and socialize.

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