University of Minnesota-Duluth


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Minnesota


The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) is a comprehensive regional university. Undergraduate students can choose from 13 bachelor degrees in 78 majors. In addition to the two-year program at the School of Medicine and a College of Pharmacy program, UMD offers graduate programs in 21 different fields, participates in three all-university PhD programs (one of which is located primarily on the UMD campus), and cooperates significantly in the delivery of four Twin Cities-based PhD programs. UMD consistently ranks among the top midwestern, regional universities in U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Colleges" issue.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 11366
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Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 473

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 24:1
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Contact Information

515 Darland Administration Bldg
Duluth Minnesota 55812


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Main Phone: 218-726-8000

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Admissions Contact:
Mark Welinski
Transfer Admissions Counselor, Admissions

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Barb Beattie
Transfer Specialist, Admissions

Athletics Contact:
Bob Nygaard
Sports Information Director, Athletics

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

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Minimum GPA for Applying:
Typically, a minimum GPA of 2.0 (from 4.0) is required. This may vary by program.

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Credits (Min/Max):
There is a minimum of 26 semester credits for transfer. Students with more than 60 transfer credits must declare a major when applying.

Test Scores for Applying:
The submission of SAT/ACT scores is not required unless you have less than 26 transfer credit hours.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
UofMN-Duluth does not publish a requirement for letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
UofMN-Duluth does not publish a requirement for an essay or personal statement, nor do they request on be submitted with your application.

Application Fee:
There is a $35 nonrefundalble application fee.

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Almost all students who show the need for assistance will receive some kind of financial aid. Therefore, no prospective student should hesitate to apply for admission to UMD because of financial circumstances.

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