Facts & Figures

University of Minnesota Medical School Overview

  • Founded 1888
  • 988 students (MD and MD/PhD)
  • 56 MD/PhD students
  • 770 residents
  • 232 fellows
  • 3,370 faculty
  • 27 departments
  • 17 centers and institutes
  • 2 campuses (Twin Cities and Duluth)

Twin Cities Students

Applied: 4,226
Enrolled: 170 (161 MD, 9 MD/PhD)
GPA average: 3.7
MCAT average: 30.8 (old exam) and 508.6 (new exam)
Average age: 24

Class composition:

  • 90 Male
  • 80 Female
  • 53 Multicultural
  • 33 Underrepresented in Medicine
  • 4 MN Future Doctors
  • 143 Minnesota residents
  • 27 Nonresident 

Duluth Students

Applied: 1700
Enrolled: 59 (59 MD)
GPA average: 3.65
MCAT average: 503
Average age: 24

Class composition:

  • 34 Male
  • 25 Female
  • 9 Native American
  • 12 Multi-cultural
  • 50 Minnesota residents
  • 9 Nonresidents

Graduate Medical Education

1002 GME residents and fellows

  • 770 residents
  • 232 fellows

150 GME programs

  • 84 accredited programs
  • 16 other accrediting bodies
  • 26 non-accredited programs
  • 24 inactive programs

21 different specialties (based on ACGME breakdown of specialties)

Faculty

3,370 faculty members

  • 1,081 full-time faculty
  • 971 affiliated faculty
  • 1,318 adjunct faculty

Research

  • $183,550,032 in sponsored research projects for FY2014
  • 32nd in NIH research for 2015 (Blue Ridge Institute)

MD and MD/PhD Alumni

17,703 total
12,564 living 
6,831 living in Minnesota
6,805 living in Minnesota, not retired

Trainee Alumni

14,248 total
11,471 resident alumni
2,777 fellow alumni