UMN Twin Cities is on a 2,000-acre campus in an urban setting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, not far from Minneapolis-St. Paul. UMN Twin Cities has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
UMN Twin Cities also has fraternities and sororities..
UMN Twin Cities students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming.
UMN Twin Cities offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most UMN Twin Cities students live off campus. In 2021, 13.2% of undergrads at UMN Twin Cities lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 86.8% of students lived off-campus or commuted to UMN Twin Cities. There are 7,555 spots available in on-campus housing for all 36,061 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 4,095 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
UMN Twin Cities offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At UMN Twin Cities there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at UMN Twin Cities:
|Sport||Mens Intramural||Womens Intramural||Mens Division||Womens Division||Mens Scholarships||Womens Scholarships|
|Gymnastics||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Swimming And Diving||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||Intercollegiate Club Teams||√||√|
|Ice Hockey||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The UMN Twin Cities campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
UMN Twin Cities offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to UMN Twin Cities, take Interstate 94 to Minneapolis, MN. If you need to fly, book your flight to Minneapolis-St. Paul International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore UMN Twin Cities's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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