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MORE THAN A CENTURY OF LEARNING AND DISCOVERY 

Founded in 1888, the University of Minnesota Medical School educates students and graduate physicians, provides patient care, and performs biomedical and clinical research.

We offer medical, graduate and undergraduate degree programs, as well as continuing professional development. Our Medical School is one of the largest in the country, with two campuses based in the Twin Cities and Duluth, Minnesota. The Twin Cities campus is an interdisciplinary research center. Our Duluth campus educates 120 first and second-year medical students committed to practicing in rural or American Indian communities.

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The University of Minnesota Medical School is one of the largest in the country, with two campuses based in the Twin Cities and Duluth, Minnesota.

TWIN CITIES CAMPUS | DULUTH CAMPUS

  • 27 DEPARTMENTS
  • 17 CENTERS
  • 29 DEGREE PROGRAMS
  • 238 STUDENTS ADMITTED ANNUALLY
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OUR STUDENTS

Our students are accomplished, graduating with an excellent education, high national board scores, and prestigious post-graduate training opportunities. They excel through innovative research, state-of-the-art training and applied learning at our affiliated hospitals and clinics across the state.

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OUR GRADUATES

Our Medical School has a network of more than 17,000 accomplished alumni who play an important role in improving the medical profession, changing public policy and advancing health care.

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OUR DEAN

Dr. Jakub Tolar is Dean of the Medical School; a Distinguished McKnight Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Blood and Marrow Transplantation; Director of the Stem Cell Institute; and the Edmund Wallace Tulloch & Anna Marie Tulloch Chair in Stem Cell Biology, Genetics & Genomics.

  • #34 NIH RANKING
  • $211M SPONSORED RESEARCH
  • #25 SHANGHI RANKING
  • #44 U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT RANKING
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NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED RESEARCH

Our medical school is revered as a national research powerhouse, with more than 20 research centers and institutes. We have long been recognized for its pioneering and are a worldwide leader in family medicine, regenerative medicine, transplantation, global medicine, and basic science research.