Public 4 Year

University of Minnesota Rochester

Rochester, Minnesota

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University of Minnesota Rochester overview
Location Rochester, Minnesota
Online umn.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
University of Minnesota Rochester overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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The University of Minnesota-Rochester (UMR) is a public educational institution situated in Rochester, Minnesota, an urban setting approximately 85 miles southeast of Minneapolis/St. Paul. Founded in 2006, UMR specializes in health sciences and biosciences and provides a focused academic environment for its students. Notably, the university is adjacent to the Mayo Clinic, allowing for a strong emphasis on experiential learning and research opportunities in the medical and health fields. UMR offers a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences and a Bachelor of Science in Health Professions, which are curated to lead into graduate-level education or immediate healthcare careers. The selection process for admissions is competitive. Student housing is available, providing living spaces that support the academic focus of the students. UMR does not have an extensive athletic program, given its specialized academic mission.

In the most recent statistical year 1,198 prospective students applied, and 859 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 193 enrolled in the school.  595 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 35 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $12,808 plus fees of $656.












University of Minnesota-Rochester is rated within the top 41% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards

University of Minnesota Rochester overview
SAT 1058/1331
ACT 20/26

Applications Accepted

University of Minnesota Rochester overview
Applications Due Jul 31, 2024
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $30

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for University of Minnesota Rochester
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$656
Room and Board $12,882
Budget for Other Expenses$2,306
Total One Year Cost$29,652

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$58,200 per year

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Last updated February 24, 2024