The University of Minnesota, established in 1851, is one of the most prestigious public research universities in the nation. U of M alumni and faculty contain Nobel Prize winners, Pulitzer Prize winners, and Vice Presidents.

With 130 nations represented on campus, the U of M is dedicated to sharing knowledge through education for a diverse community. The University of Minnesota’s mission focuses on Research and Discovery, Teaching and Learning, and Outreach and Public Service. U of M students engage with professors and fellow students from the very beginning. They develop their strengths with beyond-the-classroom experiences. The campus community applies their expertise to meet the needs of Minnesota, the nation, and the world. ​ (About University of Minnesota)