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Great Academics at the University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota is one of the nation's top public research universities. That means your college experience will be enhanced by award-winning faculty, state-of-the-art learning facilities, and an unprecedented variety of options (over 135 majors and thousands of challenging courses). Explore your opportunities below, including our Four-year Graduation Guarantee.

Undergraduate majors: Whether you are interested in finance, neuroscience, or Italian--you'll find a major that's a great fit for you.

University Honors Program: Do you have an intense passion for learning? As a student in the new University Honors Program, you'll join a community of high achieving students who take in-depth classes, win scholarships, and conduct research.

Freshman Seminars: Small class size, world-class instructors, and unique topics are making freshman seminars increasingly popular among first-year students. Enroll in one of these courses and you could be studying anything from American Indian celebrities to Harry Potter.

Four-year Graduation Guarantee: We guarantee that you will graduate in four years if you agree to work regularly with an academic adviser, and maintain a positive student record.

Study abroad: Explore the world and immerse yourself in a new culture! The U of M has one of the nation's largest study abroad programs with almost 300 programs in over 60 countries.

National Student Exchange: Discover a new city or culture within our own country. Visit one of 175 U.S. colleges to study for a semester or year.

Service learning: Get hands-on experience and make a difference in our community! Enroll in service-learning courses, participate the Community Engagement Scholars Program, or volunteer with a local organization.

Leadership minor and development activities: Become a leader on campus and in the world! You can sharpen your leadership skills through academic courses and workshops.

Living Learning Communities: Live and learn with students who share your interests! Join one of our Living Learning Communities, where you'll participate in curricular educational and social programs while meeting new people and exploring similar interests.

Undergraduate research: As a student at one of the nation's top public research universities, you can conduct your own research--and get paid for it!

Credit transfer information: Use Transferology to see if your college credits transfer to the U of M.

Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate information: Get a jumpstart on your U of M education. Earn credits and fulfill requirements through your high school's Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate exams.

Freshman academic profile: See the average ACT/SAT scores and class ranks of freshmen who were admitted for fall 2014.

Transfer academic profile: See the average GPA of transfer students who were admitted for fall 2014.

Please note: The Office of Admissions will be closed from Wednesday, December 24, 2014, through Friday, December 26, 2014. The office will reopen on Monday, December 29, 2014.

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Office of Admissions, a Division of the Office of Undergraduate Education • 240 Williamson Hall • 231 Pillsbury Drive S.E. • Minneapolis, MN 55455-0213 • P: 1-800-752-1000 • F: 612-626-1693