University of Minnesota—Twin Cities Online

by TBS Staff

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Founded in 1851, the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities (U of M) boasts an enrollment of more than 51,000 students and has one of the largest main campus student bodies in the nation. The flagship of the University of Minnesota system, U of M also is known as one of America's “Public Ivy” universities. The sea-grant, space-grant and land-grant research university offers a range of degree programs across 19 colleges and schools. The university also provides students with access to world-class online programs, allowing them to receive a quality education with the flexibility to earn their degree at their own pace. Through U of M, students can pursue a range of online programs from certificates to graduate degrees. And, with a variety of delivery options – fully online, primarily online (with at least 80% of instruction online) and hybrid – students can find the program right for them.

University of Minnesota – Twin Cities Degrees

University of Minnesota – Twin Cities Accreditation, Approvals, Tuition & Admissions Info

Accreditation and Approvals

University of Minnesota – Twin Cities is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.


Undergraduate tuition -- $502 in-state / $1,105 out-of-state

Graduate tuition -- $1,422 in-state / $2,201 out-of-state

Admissions and Transfer Info

University of Minnesota – Twin Cities' admissions requirements vary by program.

Those applying for freshman admissions must submit official high school transcripts and ACT or SAT scores.

Students applying as transfer students must submit official high school and college transcripts and SAT/ACT scores.

Non-native English speakers also must submit results from an English language proficiency exam, such as the TOEFL, IELTS Academic, MELAB, PTE Academic or CAE.

Graduate program applicants must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. Most of U of M's graduate programs also require an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0. Depending on the program, GRE scores, proof of English proficiency and letters of recommendation also may be required.

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Online Degrees at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities

Significant University of Minnesota – Twin Cities online degree rankings:
#1 Best Online College in Minnesota
#7 among the Best Online College 2019

Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs

  • B of Applied Health
  • BAS in Psychology
  • BA in Tribal Administration and Governance
  • B of Manufacturing in Management
  • B of Manufacturing Management: Quality Management
  • BS in Accounting
  • BS in Agricultural Business
  • BS in Applied Studies
  • BS in Communication
  • BS in Entrepreneurship
  • BS in Finance
  • BS in Health Management
  • BS in Information Technology Management
  • BS in International Business
  • BS in Management
  • BS in Marketing
  • BS in Sport and Recreation Management

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Online Master’s Degree Programs

  • MHA
  • MPH in Public Health Administration and Policy
  • MA in Applied Child and Adolescent Development
  • MA in Integrative Health and Well-Being Coaching
  • MBA
  • M of Computer Science
  • MEd Administration Specialist
  • MEd in Family Education
  • MEd in Professional Studies Learning Technologies
  • M of Health Informatics
  • MPH in Maternal and Child Health
  • MS in Computer Science
  • MS in Dental Hygiene
  • MS in Electrical Engineering

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Online Doctorate Degree Programs

  • DNP in Adult Health/Gerontological Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • DNP in Adult Health/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner
  • DNP in Family Nurse Practitioner
  • DNP in Health Innovation and Leadership
  • DNP in Integrative Health and Healing
  • DNP in Nurse Anesthesia
  • DNP in Nurse-Midwifery
  • DNP in Nursing Informatics
  • DNP in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • DNP
  • DNP in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • DNP in Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner

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Online Undergraduate Certificate Programs

  • Manufacturing Operations Management
  • Election Administration

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Online Graduate Certificate Programs

  • Technical Communication
  • Leadership in Health Information: Technology for Health Professionals
  • Adult Literacy
  • Election Administration
  • Human Sexuality
  • Integrative Therapies and Healing Practices
  • Online Learning
  • Parent Education
  • Public Health Core Concepts
  • Talent Development and Gifted Education
  • Parent and Family Education Licensure

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