University Of Minnesota Duluth

University Of Minnesota Duluth

Founded in 1947, the University of Minnesota Duluth, or UMD, is a regional branch of the University of Minnesota System. It is located in Duluth, Minnesota, United States. The campus is spread across an area of 244 acres. UMD offers more than 10 bachelor degrees and over 70 majors and graduate programs in various fields of study. UMD is organized into the following schools and colleges:

  • College of Education & Human Service Professions
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Pharmacy
  • Graduate School
  • Labovitz School of Business and Economics
  • Medical School
  • School of Fine Arts
  • Swenson College of Science and Engineering

University of Minnesota Duluth's athletic teams are nicknamed the Bulldogs.

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University of Minnesota-Duluth
515 Darland Administration Bldg
Duluth , MN 55812
General Phone: (218) 726-8000

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University of Minnesota-Duluth Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management368business management, accounting, finance, human resources management, marketing
Education and Teaching317education, Native American education, instructional media design, special ed, education of autistic, teacher ed, kindergarten/preschool teaching, art education, foreign language teaching, ...
Liberal Arts274Native American studies, women's studies, German language, French language, Spanish language, English, liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies, anthropology, ...
Science212biology, biomedical sciences, biochemistry, cell biology, biological and biomedical sciences, physical sciences, chemistry, geology, physics, ...
Therapy and Counseling190psychology, counseling psychology, communication disorders
Engineering108chemical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, various engineering courses
Media105communication studies
Security and Law Enforcement98criminology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy58parks and recreation studies, exercise science, athletic trainer
Computer Science and Engineering55computer science, computer networking
Photography and Commercial Art46commercial art
Mathematics42mathematics, applied mathematics, mathematics and statistics
Family and Social Work39social work
Conservation and Resource Management27environmental studies
Medical Administration25health care administration
Fine Arts20fine arts, art history and criticism
Drama and Performing Arts18drama
Religion and Philosophy13philosophy
Music11music, music performance, music theory and composition, various music studies
Engineering Technician8occupational safety tech
Art Studies5art studies

Number of programs and degrees for University of Minnesota-Duluth in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree1,76969
Master's degree23822
Award of less than 1 academic year193
Postbaccalaureate certificate123
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years12

University of Minnesota-Duluth Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of Minnesota-Duluth had a total enrollment of 11,184 students (9,844 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 50%
Women 50%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 89%
Graduate 8%
First Professional 3%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 86%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 3%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 6%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 35%
20-21 31%
22-24 19%
25-29 5%
30-34 2%
35-39 1%
40-49 2%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

North Dakota1%
(International Students)1%

University of Minnesota-Duluth Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 75 %
Part-Time 60 %

University of Minnesota-Duluth Room and Board (2007)

University of Minnesota-Duluth offers campus housing for 3,105 of its 9,844 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Duluth, Minnesota for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Minnesota Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

University of Minnesota-Duluth Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal471600
SAT Math500610
SAT Writing460580
ACT Verbal2025
ACT Math2126
ACT Composite2126

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT3%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT98%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

University of Minnesota-Duluth Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 10,260
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 12,260
Room and board $ 6,078
Books and supplies $ 1,248
Other expenses $ 2,740

Financial Aid:
University of Minnesota-Duluth participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 238800)

University of Minnesota-Duluth Faculty

University of Minnesota-Duluth has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track6352
Non-tenured and not on tenure track4669

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year2*0*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*0*
Instructorcalendar year1*1*
No academic rankcalendar year3$66,7850*
All faculty totalcalendar year7$72,7761*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year58$95,07620$86,410
Associate professoracademic year74$76,02054$69,646
Assistant professoracademic year75$58,22969$53,916
Instructoracademic year30$53,22349$46,369
All faculty totalacademic year237$72,168192$59,799

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

University of Minnesota-Duluth Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football North Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Basketball North Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Baseball North Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Track North Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports247094

University of Minnesota-Duluth Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Finance, General
Human Resources Management and Services, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Studies

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Education, General
Education, Other
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism
Educational/Instructional Media Design
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Health Teacher Education
Indian/Native American Education
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Subject Areas, Other

Chemical Engineering
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering, Other
Industrial Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Engineering Technician
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Fine Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
American Indian/Native American Studies
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Political Science and Government, Other
Spanish Language and Literature
Urban Studies/Affairs
Women's Studies

Applied Mathematics
Mathematics and Statistics, Other
Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Music Performance, General
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Music, Other

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Religion And Philosophy

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physical Sciences
Physics, General
Physics, Other

Security And Law Enforcement

Therapy And Counseling
Communication Disorders, General
Counseling Psychology
Psychology, General

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