University of Minnesota-Rochester
Rochester, MN 55904


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 435
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 4%
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 248 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of Minnesota-Rochester is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,346 applications and 890 students were granted admission. University of Minnesota-Rochester is at the #64 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 98% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 3% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT960 to 1120
ACT22 to 27

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, University of Minnesota-Rochester's tuition was $11,896 for all students regardless of residency (107.4% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year public institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $5,735
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $5,735
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 94% of University of Minnesota-Rochester's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 39% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,104 (which is 7.4% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Minnesota-Rochester in 2016-2017, was 63, which is 72% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,292 (which is 0.2% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of Minnesota-Rochester has enrolled a total of 435 students (412 students full-time and 23 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 435 students, 32 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 26% men and 74% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 71%

Asian: 13%

Black/African American: 7%

Hispanic: 4%

Two or more races: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 1 largest majors offered at University of Minnesota-Rochester.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 67% 210

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Minnesota-Rochester full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of University of Minnesota-Rochester graduates 6 years after enrollment is $18,300. Last year, out of the total 1,160 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 928 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 739 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 576 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $18,300 $26,900
Employment Rate 80% 78%
Total Graduates 1,160 739

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