UMD

University of Minnesota - Duluth

1049 University Dr, Duluth, United States
All photos (10)
  • Total Documents
    61
  • Class Notes
    47
  • Textbook Notes
    1
  • Study Guides
    13
  • Currently Enrolled
    364
  • Previously Enrolled
    204

Overview of University of Minnesota - Duluth (UMD)

About this school

The University of Minnesota, Duluth, founded in 1851, is a public, liberal arts institution. Its 247-acre campus is located in Duluth, north of Minneapolis.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:10,118
    • Men:5,319 (52.6%)
    • Women:4,799 (47.4%)

Location

Static map

Admission Information (UMD)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Minnesota, Duluth is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1049 University Drive
City, State, Zip
Duluth, MN  55812-2496
Phone
(218) 726-7171
Fax
(218) 726-6394
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins September 15
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
77% of 8,689 applicants were admitted
Women
81% of 4,503 applicants were admitted
Men
72% of 4,186 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,637 (40%) of 6,660 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,299 (36%) of 3,628 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,338 (44%) of 3,032 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.50
375 And Above
27%
3.50 - 3.74
22%
3.25 - 3.49
25%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
9%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
582 average |530-640 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
586 average |520-640 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24 average |22-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
7%
• Score 24 - 29
48%
• Score 18 - 23
43%
• Score 12 - 17
2%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (UMD)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $13,344|Out-of-state: $18,462
  • Room & Board: - $7,608 (68.66425992779783%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,200 (10.830324909747292%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,272 (20.505415162454874%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Minnesota, Duluth accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002388
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,892 (89.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,273 (67.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,256 (98.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
365 (29.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$13,155
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,167 (92.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,190
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,067 (85.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,741
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 261 (20.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
359 (16.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,889

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
6,922 (80.3%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
4,894 (70.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,814 (98.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,321 (27.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$12,652
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,273 (88.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,032
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,103 (85.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,678
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 828 (17.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1,289 (15.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,316

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
73%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$30,445
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
6.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$814

Academics & Instruction (UMD)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Not required

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


491

Part-Time Faculty


105

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


62%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 16% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 22% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 29% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 13% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 5% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 9% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 5% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 7% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 45% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 44% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 4% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 0% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
906,415

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
406
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Minnesota, Duluth provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


77.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


35.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


56.2%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


59.0%

Programs & Majors (UMD)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (90)


  • Accounting
  • American Indian/Native American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomedical Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Studies
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Communication, General
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
  • Criminology
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Earth Science Teacher Education
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Education, Other
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geographic Information Science and Cartography
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • German Language and Literature
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Indian/Native American Education
  • Industrial Engineering
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Global Studies
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Latin American Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing, Other
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics and Statistics, Other
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Music, Other
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Printing Management
  • Psychology, General
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Engineering, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Fine Arts, Master of Environmental Health and Safety, Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Liberal Studies, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Master of Science in Engineering Management

Master's Programs of Study (33)


  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biophysics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Communication Disorders
  • Computational Sciences
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Education--General
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • English
  • Geology
  • Graphic Design
  • Immunology
  • Liberal Studies
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Safety Engineering
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Toxicology

Campus Life (UMD)

Location & Geography

Population


86,128

Nearest Metropolitan Area


250 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
-2.2 average low in January, 71 average high in September
Rain
134 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
130 mile(s) from campus in Minneapolis-St. Paul
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Duluth
Nearest Train Station
130 mile(s) from campus in Minneapolis-St. Paul

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


32% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


68%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Bulldogs
School Colors
Maroon and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Ice Hockey
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Ice Hockey
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, football, golf, ice hockey, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Minnesota, Duluth offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, umd student association, newman catholic campus ministries, panhellenic council, coloring club, rod and gun club at umd

Sororities


4% of women participate

Fraternities


4% of men participate

ROTC


Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


8,906

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
10,118
Women
4,799
Men
5,319

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 3.8% Asian
  • 2.4% Black/African-American
  • 3.0% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 86.4% White
  • 0.7% Unknown

International Students


1.5% from 38 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


1,050

Student Resources (UMD)