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University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus
Home to roughly 3 million residents, the vibrant cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul combine to form the main University of Minnesota campus.

On the Twin Cities campus there’s always something amazing happening. “A-ha” moments – those split seconds when you realize you’ve discovered something new – happen every day.

With nearly 3,900 faculty and researchers, hundreds of labs, and a beautiful, sprawling campus - the Medical School is always buzzing with inventive ideas and approaches to advance health.

In the midst, more than 1,000 Medical School students live, learn, and collaborate with fellow students in five other health professional schools. It’s an innovative and stimulating environment you’ll only find here.

World-class research university

The University of Minnesota Twin Cities is among the nation’s largest public research universities. And the health science enterprise produces some of the University’s most groundbreaking discoveries. Our medical researchers work across disciplines to discover and deliver cures and treatments for today’s most devastating diseases, including diabetes, cancer, and Alzheimer’s.

While studying, you’ll learn from and trade ideas with world-class faculty in outstanding fields like stem cell research, cardiovascular care, and organ transplantation. On the Twin Cities campus, faculty physicians in 19 departments teach, conduct research, and provide patient care in a broad range of specialties from Alzheimer’s to urology.

Early access equals opportunity

Being a part of such a broad health science enterprise, you’ll get unparalleled opportunities to apply your skills in research and clinical care settings.

As a student, you’ll get in at the ground floor early in your career and be a part of the action in world-class labs such as those in our new Biomedical Discovery District, located on campus near the TCF Bank Stadium. And because the campus is in a major metropolitan area, you can choose from an abundance of urban community service opportunities at places like the Phillips Neighborhood Clinic and Community-University Health Care Center.

More people means more support

The large size of the Twin Cities campus doesn’t mean you’ll get lost in the shuffle. Quite the opposite. The Medical School is committed to fostering your success. The Twin Cities campus Faculty Advisor Program pairs you with a clinical partner for your entire education.

In addition, the Academic Health Center just launched 1Health – the broadest program of its kind in the country. Throughout your four years of medical school, you’ll learn how to work in health care teams to address patient needs with your fellow students in public health, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, and nursing.

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