University of Minnesota-Duluth

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$12,016

1.01% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$16,381

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

3.04%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

76.6%

8,700 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

11,168

85.9% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

59.2%

1,241 Graduates

About

University of Minnesota-Duluth is a higher education institution located in St. Louis County, MN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Minnesota-Duluth were General Marketing & Marketing Management (130 degrees awarded), General Psychology (121 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (105 degrees).

In 2017, 2,245 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Minnesota-Duluth. 49.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,900 degrees), 32.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (59 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Minnesota-Duluth is $12,016, which is $-8,717 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Minnesota-Duluth is $12,016, which is $-8,717 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,381.

In 2017, 60% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 55% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$12,016

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Minnesota-Duluth was $12,016. The cost of tuition at University of Minnesota-Duluth is $-8,717 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$16,381

2017 Value

4.58%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Minnesota-Duluth had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,381. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Minnesota-Duluth grew by 4.58%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,460

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Minnesota-Duluth was of $7,460 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 3.47% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

60%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

55%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

60% of undergraduate students at University of Minnesota-Duluth received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.69% with respect to 2016, when 59% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

3.04%

2016 Default Rate

77

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Minnesota-Duluth was 3.04%, which represents 77 out of the 2532 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Minnesota-Duluth received 8,700 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 9.08% annual growth. Out of those 8,700 applicants, 6,667 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 76.6% acceptance rate.

There were 11,168 students enrolled at University of Minnesota-Duluth in 2017, and 2% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Minnesota-Duluth has an overall enrollment yield of 34.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

76.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

6,667

Accepted Out of 8,700

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Minnesota-Duluth was 76.6% (6,667 admissions from 8,700 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 76.6%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 9.08%, while admissions grew by 9.19%.

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SAT Scores

2%

Submission Percentage

45

Scores Submitted

2% of enrolled first-time students at University of Minnesota-Duluth in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Minnesota-Duluth has a total enrollment of 11,168 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Minnesota-Duluth is 9,594 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,574. This means that 85.9% of students enrolled at University of Minnesota-Duluth are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Minnesota-Duluth, both undergraduate and graduate, is 77.2% White, 3.55% Asian, 2.95% Two or More Races, 2.62% Hispanic or Latino, 2.13% Black or African American, 0.878% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0627% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Minnesota-Duluth in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (45.2%), followed by White Female (38.8%) and Asian Female (1.95%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (41.1%), followed by White Male (29.9%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Female (3.78%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Minnesota-Duluth, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,168 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Minnesota-Duluth is 9,594 and the part-time enrollment is 1,574. This means that 85.9% of students enrolled at University of Minnesota-Duluth are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Minnesota-Duluth was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), University of Minnesota-Duluth had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    8,620

  2. Asian

    396

  3. Two or More Races

    330

The enrolled student population at University of Minnesota-Duluth is 77.2% White, 3.55% Asian, 2.95% Two or More Races, 2.62% Hispanic or Latino, 2.13% Black or African American, 0.878% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0627% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 891 students (7.98%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 31 fewer women than men received degrees from University of Minnesota-Duluth. The majority of degree recipients at University of Minnesota-Duluth are white (1,900 degrees awarded). There were 32.2 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (59 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Minnesota-Duluth is General Marketing & Marketing Management (130 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (121 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (105 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Minnesota-Duluth, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Natural Resources & Conservation (49 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (24 degrees), and Physical Sciences (78 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Minnesota-Duluth are Physicians (476,200 people), Other managers (449,089 people), Software developers (388,095 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (326,237 people), and Postsecondary teachers (265,333 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Minnesota-Duluth are Natural Resources & Conservation (49 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (24 degrees), Physical Sciences (78 degrees), Engineering (247 degrees), and Biology (196 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Minnesota-Duluth are Surgeons, Sales managers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining

The most specialized majors at University of Minnesota-Duluth are Natural Resources & Conservation (49 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (24 degrees), Physical Sciences (78 degrees), Engineering (247 degrees), and Biology (196 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Minnesota-Duluth are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (565,797 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (547,998 people), Computer Systems Design (473,068 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (452,405 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (284,793 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Minnesota-Duluth are Natural Resources & Conservation (49 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (24 degrees), Physical Sciences (78 degrees), Engineering (247 degrees), and Biology (196 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Minnesota-Duluth.

Most Common

  1. 130 degrees awarded

  2. 121 degrees awarded

  3. 105 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Minnesota-Duluth was General Marketing & Marketing Management with 130 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,138

  2. 1,107

In 2017, 1,138 degrees were awarded to men at University of Minnesota-Duluth, which is 1.03 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,107).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 85 degrees were awarded to men at University of Minnesota-Duluth in Mechanical Engineering, which is 21.3 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 93 degrees were awarded to women at University of Minnesota-Duluth in General Psychology, which is 2.58 times more than the 36 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

35%

100% Completion Time

60%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 35% of students graduating from University of Minnesota-Duluth completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 60% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 61% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Minnesota-Duluth is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.564% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,900 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    59 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    55 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Minnesota-Duluth is white (1,900 degrees awarded). There were 32.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (59 degrees).

1.02% of degree recipients (23 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    969 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    931 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    38 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Minnesota-Duluth is white male (969 degrees awarded). There were 1.04 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (931 degrees).

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Operations

University of Minnesota-Duluth has an endowment valued at nearly $171M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.36M (3.14%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, University of Minnesota-Duluth had a total salary expenditure of $260M. University of Minnesota-Duluth employs 161 Assistant professors, 158 Associate professors, and 87 Professors. Most academics at University of Minnesota-Duluth are Male Associate professors (91), Female Assistant professors(87), and Male Assistant professors (74).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Minnesota-Duluth are: Business and Financial Operations, with 171 employees, Service, with 145 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 139 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$171M

2017 Endowment

5.52%

growth from 2016

University of Minnesota-Duluth has an endowment valued at about $171M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Minnesota-Duluth grew 5.52% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $138M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $7.01M - Federal

  2. $3.16M - State

  3. $152k - Local

As of 2017, University of Minnesota-Duluth received $7.01M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.16M from state grants and contracts, and $152k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$103M

2017 Salaries

3.35%

growth from 2016

In 2017, University of Minnesota-Duluth paid a median of $103M in salaries, which represents 39.6% of their overall expenditure ($260M) and a 3.35% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.64% decline from 2015 and a 1.75% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$35.9M

Instructional Salaries

487

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Minnesota-Duluth paid a total of $35.9M to 487 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

161 Employees

Business and Financial Operations

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

171 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Minnesota-Duluth were Assistant professor with 161 employees; Associate professor with 158 employees; and Associate professor with 87 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Minnesota-Duluth were Business and Financial Operations with 171 employees; Service with 145 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 139 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Minnesota-Duluth was Male Associate professor with 91 employees, Female Assistant professor with 87 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 74 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of Minnesota-Duluth.

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