University of Minnesota, USA

The University of Minnesota is a public (or state) university established in the year 1851 in Minnesota, United States. It is the 2nd largest university in the Midwest and has 2 campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul respectively, with around 52,557 students. This US University offers a wide variety of undergraduate, graduate, professional, and distance learning programs through various departments. The degrees awarded by the institution are recognized by the Association of American Universities, Committee on Institutional Cooperation.

Rankings

The University of Minnesota is ranked 68th best National University in the United States (U.S. News & World Report).

Academics

The university functions through 19 schools and colleges, a few more interdisciplinary centers and institutes, and several departments. These include:

Schools
  • School of Dentistry
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Public Health
  • Medical School
  • Graduate School
  • Law School
  • Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs
  • Carlson School of Management
  • Center for Allied Health Programs
Colleges
  • College of Biological Sciences
  • College of Continuing Education
  • College of Design
  • College of Education and Human Development
  • College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Pharmacy
  • College of Science and Engineering
  • College of Veterinary Medicine
Interdisciplinary centers and institutes
  • Center for Cognitive Sciences
  • Minnesota Population Center
  • Institute on the Environment
  • Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment, and the Life Sciences
  • Institute for Translational Neuroscience
  • Institute for Advanced Study at University of Minnesota

Different departments

There are number of departments in the university that provides traditional as well as off-beat programs. These departments are:

Undergraduate Departments

  • Biological Sciences
  • Laboratory Science
  • Mortuary Science
  • Nursing
  • Dentistry
  • Science and Engineering
  • Design
  • Management
  • Education and Human Development
  • Food, agriculture, and Natural Resource Sciences

Graduate Departments

  • Accountancy
  • Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agroecology/Agronomy
  • American Studies
  • Ancient and Medieval Art and Archaeology
  • Animal Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Apparel
  • Applied Economics
  • Applied Developmental Psychology
  • Applied Plant Sciences
  • Art
  • Astrophysics
  • Architecture
  • Art History
  • Asian Literatures, Cultures and Media
  • Audiology
  • Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biological Science
  • Bioethics
  • Biophysical Sciences and Medical Physics
  • Bioproducts and Biosystems Science Engineering and Management
  • Biostatistics
  • Business Taxation
  • Business Administration
  • Cell and Development Biology
  • Cellular and Integrative Physiology
  • Music
  • Natural Resources Science and Management
  • Software Engineering
  • Sport Management
  • Statistics
  • Social Studies
  • Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Child Psychology
  • Chinese
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Classical and Near Eastern Studies
  • Cognitive Science
  • Classics
  • Clinical Research
  • Communication Studies
  • Communication Disorders
  • Comparative Literature
  • Comparative Studies in Discourse and Society
  • Comparative and Molecular Biosciences
  • Complementary Therapies and Healing Practices
  • Computer Science
  • Conservation Biology
  • Control Science and Dynamical Systems
  • Counseling and Student Personnel
  • Creative Writing
  • Culture and Teaching
  • Dentistry
  • Design
  • Design, Housing, and Apparel
  • Stem Cell Biology
  • Theatre Arts
  • Toxicology
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Work and Human Resource Education
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Operations and Management Science
  • Oral Biology
  • Otolaryngology
  • Scandinavian Studies
  • Science Education
  • Early Childhood Policy
  • Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Educational Psychology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Experimental Surgery
  • Family Social Science
  • Family, Youth and Community
  • Feminist Studies
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Finance
  • Fisheries
  • Food Science
  • Forestry
  • French Studies
  • Management of Technology
  • Manufacturing and Systems Engineering
  • Marketing and Logistics Management
  • Mass Communication
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Physics
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Microbial Engineering
  • Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology and Genetics
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education and Recreation
  • Physics
  • Plant Biological Sciences
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Affairs

Distance Learning Departments

  • African American and African Studies
  • Accounting
  • Adult Education
  • Agronomy and Plant Genetics
  • Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Applied Business
  • Apparel Studies
  • Apparel Design
  • Arabic
  • Arts
  • Asian Language and Literature
  • Engineering
  • Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Animal Science
  • American Studies
  • American Sign Language
  • Applied Professional studies
  • Agricultural, Food and Environmental Education
  • American Indian Studies

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