University of Minnesota

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420 Delaware Street SE, MMC 293
Minneapolis, MN 55455


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#34 Best Research
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#6 Best Primary Care


Medical School Overview

The Medical School at University of Minnesota--Twin Cities has an application deadline of November 15. The application fee at University of Minnesota--Twin Cities is $75. Its tuition is Full-time: $37,869 (in-state) and Full-time: $49,764 (out-of-state). The faculty-student ratio at University of Minnesota--Twin Cities is 1.6:1. The Medical School has 1,630 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

The University of Minnesota Medical School emphasizes clinical application of scientific theories early in the curriculum. The medical school has campuses in Minnesota’s  Twin Cities and in Duluth. The Twin Cities campus is home to more than 1,000 students and nearly 4,000 faculty and researchers, and all students get paired with a clinical partner through the Faculty Adviser Program. In Duluth, the medical community is much smaller and emphasizes rural and Native American medicine, as well as early clinical experience.

The primary teaching hospitals include the University of Minnesota Medical Center and the University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital. For students who do not want to go to school full time, or who want to fast-track their education, the University of Minnesota Medical School offers a Flexible M.D. program, which can be completed in three-and-a-half to six years, for the same tuition as the standard medical school education.

As a national research powerhouse, the university’s medical school has more than 20 research centers and institutes, from the Center for Genome Engineering to the Institute for Math and Its Applications. Ph.D. programs are offered in more than five biomedical science fields including Microbiology, Immunology & Cancer Biology, and Pharmacology.

Groundbreaking alumni of the University of Minnesota include Robert Good, considered the founder of modern immunology, and B. J. Kennedy, known as the father of medical oncology.


Applications accepted June 1 (Begins)
November 15 (Ends)
Application fee $75
AMCAS application accepted Yes
AACOMAS application accepted No


Full-time faculty 1,569
Full-time faculty-student ratio 1.6:1

Student Body

Total medical school enrollment 986
Gender distribution
Gender distribution



Full-time: $37,869 (in-state)
Full-time: $49,764 (out-of-state)

Required fees $5,156


Graduates admitted to their first-choice residency program N/A
Most popular residency and specialty programs (2012 and 2013 classes)
anesthesiology obstetrics and gynecology
emergency medicine pediatrics
family practice psychiatry
internal medicine radiology - diagnostic
internal medicine - pediatrics surgery - general

* Medical School Overview details based on 2013 data

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