University of Minnesota - Rankings

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (U of M) is a world-class research university located in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, US. It is the oldest and largest part of the University of Minnesota system.

The Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota has been accredited by AACSB International since 1963. The College of Education and Human Development is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the American Psychological Association (APA), the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education, the Council on Social Work Education, and the Minnesota Board of School Administrators.


- Ranked 64th among the Tier 1 National Universities by US News & World Report (2011).

- 8th in the US News Ranking of Best Psychology programs (2010).

- Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked the U of M at 9th among U.S. public research universities and 28th in the world on its list of Academic Rankings of World Universities 2009.

- 105th in the world (QS World University Rankings™ 2009). It is also placed in the global top 100 for the following subjects: Social Sciences (85th), Life Sciences & Biomedicine (94th).

- The University of Minnesota Medical School is placed 7th for primary care and 35th for research (US News 2009).

- Ranked 19th in NIH funding in 2008.

- The University of Minnesota is ranked 9th among U.S. public research universities and 14th among all U.S. universities in the 2007 National Science Foundation Survey of Research and Development Expenditures at Universities and Colleges.

- Ranked 26th in the world and 9th among U.S. public research universities according to the Newsweek: The Top 100 Global Universities (2006).

- The undergraduate business program at the Carlson School of Management was ranked 26th in the nation by Businessweek (2006).

- Rated 6th in the world in technology transfer and commercialization (Milken Institute Technology Transfer and Commercialization Index 2000-2004).

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