University of Minnesota
- QS World University Ranking (2017–18) 163
- THE World University Ranking (2017–18) 56
- The University of Minnesota is a state-funded institution, founded in 1851.
- It has some 400,000 alumni.
- The university has 19 schools and colleges across five campuses. The main campus is Twin Cities, or UMTC, in Minneapolis.
- University of Minnesota varsity teams compete nationally in Division 1 of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
Notable Alumni and Famous Faces
- Michele Norris, NPR journalist and All Things Considered host.
- Norman Borlaug, agronomist.
- Tony Dungy, Super Bowl championship coach.
- Earl Bakken, inventor and Medtronic Inc. founder
- Walter Mondale, former Vice President of the USA.
- Garrison Keillor, satirist.
University of Minnesota, Undergraduate Admissions, 240 Williamson Hall, 231 Pillsbury Drive S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455-0213, USA