University of Minnesota--Twin Cities

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117 Pleasant Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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Engineering School Overview

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Engineering School Overview

The College of Science and Engineering at University of Minnesota--Twin Cities has an application deadline of December 1. The application fee is $75 for U.S. residents and $95 for international students. Its tuition is full-time: $14,708 per year (in-state); full-time: $22,990 per year (out-of-state); part-time: $1,250 per credit (in-state); and part-time: $1,915 per credit (out-of-state). The 2013 Ph.D. student-faculty ratio is 4.0:1. The College of Science and Engineering at University of Minnesota--Twin Cities has 221 full-time faculty on staff.

The Institute of Technology at the University of Minnesota—Twin Cities is home to the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, the only one in the world to use a natural waterfall to study fluid mechanics and research sustainable energy solutions. The lab is one of 16 research centers, institutes, and laboratories at the University of Minnesota—Twin Cities with specialties ranging from digital technology to geology.

Engineering students at the Institute of Technology can choose from 22 master of science degree programs, including aerospace, chemical, biomedical, electrical, or geological engineering, and security technologies, physics, and astrophysics. Seventeen of those programs offer the option to advance to a Ph.D.

Service-oriented students can participate in the Peace Corps Master’s International Program, and combine their Peace Corps service with a master’s degree in environmental or water resources engineering. Dual-degree seekers can pursue a M.D./M.S. in biomedical engineering, or combine their civil engineering degree with one in industrial and systems engineering or urban and regional planning.

Outside of the classroom, graduate students at the University of Minnesota—Twin Cities’s Institute of Technology can join student organizations such as the Active Energy Club, which raises awareness of conservation technology, or Go First, a mentorship program that teaches youth about science and technology.

Notable alumni from the Institute of Technology include Larry Wangberg, former chairman and CEO of TechTV, and Carl Kuhrmeyer, former vice president of administration at 3M.


Application deadline (U.S. residents) December 1
Application fee (U.S. residents) $75
Application deadline (international students) December 1
Application fee (international students) $95


Full-time faculty (tenured or tenure-track) 221
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 4.0:1

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 1,514
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)



full-time: $14,708 per year (in-state)
full-time: $22,990 per year (out-of-state)
part-time: $1,250 per credit (in-state)
part-time: $1,915 per credit (out-of-state)

Required fees $1,572 per year

* Engineering School Overview details based on 2013 data

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