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           Great value for international students!

                            Lower tuition rates
            We have made tuition more affordable for students like you!
              Beginning in fall semester 2008, nonresident tuition will
               cost just $2,000 more each semester than Minnesota
             resident tuition. These new rates will save you more than
                    $7,500 annually, or $30,000 over four years.

The great value doesn’t end with lower tuition. You could also be eligible for a
prestigious global excellence scholarship. Every admitted freshman and transfer
international student will be automatically considered for a global excellence

Gold Global Excellence Scholarship - Covers the full difference between resident
and nonresident tuition rates each year for four years.

Maroon Global Excellence Scholarship - Covers 50 percent of the difference
between resident and nonresident tuition rates each year for four years.

                                                                                   We are focused on
                                                                                   student success and
                                                                                   believe that lessening
                                                                                   educational costs for
                                                                                   students and their
                                                                                   families is the right
                                                                                   thing to do.
The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
               Low tuition rates are just one of the many great reasons
                                 to choose the U of M!

        Great academics                                                  Great location
What does it mean to be a student at a major research             Location, location, location. Situated on the scenic
university? At the U of M, it means you will experience           Mississippi River banks, the Minneapolis campus boasts
great academics. Your professors will provide you with            a great view of the sparkling downtown skyline. The nearby
cutting-edge knowledge from their fields. (Many of our            St. Paul campus is home to rolling green space and historic
professors write the college textbooks that are used around       architecture. You can take advantage of our metropolitan
the nation!) Faculty will welcome you as a partner in             location for internship and career opportunities, and also to
research and discovery. They will give you the unparalleled       relax and have fun! Quaint neighborhoods like Dinkytown,
hands-on experiences that employers are looking for.              Stadium Village, Seven Corners, and St. Anthony Park are
                                                                  just steps away from campus, providing you with unique
Along with your professors and classmates, you will be
                                                                  opportunities to experience art, music, culture, and ethnic
part of a community that contributes knowledge and
                                                                  and local dining.
discoveries to our world. A few of the U of M’s past
contributions include:                                            Did you know?
• Black box flight recorder, retractable seat belts, honeycrisp   • The Twin Cities have more theater seats per capita than
  apples, and Gentle Leader dog collars                             any city in the world, other than New York.
• The first successful open-heart surgery, the first heart-lung   • There is a park within one half-mile of every home in
  machine, and the first heart pacemaker                            Minneapolis, and the city has 56 miles of off-street
• Over 1,200 technology companies founded by alumni                 biking and running trails that connect over 150 city
                                                                    parks and lakes.
• More than 35 start-up companies established from
  research (The U of M ranks fourth among 142 research            • Minnesota has been named the nation’s “Most Caring
  universities for start-up companies.)                             State” by United Way.
• More than 80 new crop varieties that have greatly               • In 2007, MarketWatch named Minneapolis-St. Paul
  increased yields worldwide                                        1st nationwide among the best metro areas for business.
                                                                  • In April 2006, named Minneapolis one
                                                                    of “The Top 10 Greenest Cities in America.”
        Great opportunities
When you choose the U of M, you choose great opportuni-
ties to make connections with other students, gain experi-
ence, and accomplish your goals. We know that learning               Learn more at
takes place both inside and outside the classroom, so these
are just some of the opportunities the U of M offers to
help you achieve your dreams:                                        University of Minnesota
                                                                     Office of Admissions
• More than 140 undergraduate majors;                                240 Williamson Hall
• More than 600 student organizations;                               231 Pillsbury Drive S.E.
                                                                     Minneapolis, MN 55455-0213
• More than 30 languages (from Lakota to Dutch to
  Japanese to Hindi); and
• More than 20 health career programs (including pharmacy,
  nursing, medicine, veterinary medicine, and dentistry).

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