About UMN

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The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (often referred to as The University of Minnesota, Minnesota, the U of M, UMN, or simply the U) is a public research university in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota. The Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses are approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) apart, and the Saint Paul campus is actually in neighboring Falcon Heights. It is the oldest and largest campus within the University of Minnesota system and has the sixth-largest main campus student body in the United States, with 51,147 students in 2013–14. The university is the flagship institution of the University of Minnesota system, and is organized into 19 colleges and schools, with sister campuses in Crookston, Duluth, Morris, and Rochester.

Minnesota is one of America's Public Ivy universities, which refers to top public universities in the United States capable of providing a collegiate experience comparable with the Ivy League. Founded in 1851, The University of Minnesota is categorized as an R1 Doctoral University with the highest research activity in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Minnesota is a member of the Association of American Universities and is ranked 14th in research activity with $881 million in research and development expenditures in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.

Minnesota faculty, alumni, and researchers have won 25 Nobel Prizes and three Pulitzer Prizes. Notable University of Minnesota alumni include two Vice Presidents of the United States, Hubert Humphrey and Walter Mondale, and Bob Dylan, who received the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature.

明尼苏达大学双城分校

学校介绍

  明尼苏达大学(明尼苏达大学双城校区)创建于1851年,为世界一流大学,上海交通大学2016年世界大学排名第30位,荷兰莱顿大学世界大学排名第32位,也是美国顶尖的研究型大学(公立大学排名第八)。学生们来自美国50个州和全球130多个国家和地区。明尼苏达大学双城分校共有161个学士专业、218个硕士专业、114个博士专业,并可以授予5个专业学位。其理工学院一直在全美排在前20位,化工更是位列三甲。这里有很好的公共卫生学院、医学院、管理学院、和农学院等。2016年运动科学专业综合排名全美第六。
  明大双城校区位于明尼阿波利斯市和圣保罗市,校园分两个校区:一个横跨密西西比河,距明尼阿波利斯市中心仅几分钟之遥;另一个则地处圣保罗市的起伏山峦中。双城不仅连续多年被评为全美生活环境最佳及最安全地区,还是全国商业、食品加工、医疗、科技、传媒及表演艺术的中心,拥有多家国际性大公司,包括美国达美航空公司、3M公司等。