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Pact 2025

Inspired by the State of Minnesota, MPact 2025 reflects our deepened commitment to research, teaching, and service, open access to opportunity, and forward-thinking innovation to advance the University’s land-grant mission and impact the world.

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We promote student success.

We meet all students where they are and maximize their skills, potential, and well-being in a rapidly changing world.

Fall 2020 Enrollment

The Twin Cities campus enrolled the largest class of MN freshmen and the U of M System enrolled the highest percentage of students of color in half a century.

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Four-Year Graduation Rate

Third highest among Big Ten public universities.


Student Placement


Systemwide career outcomes rate for 2018-19.

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We are a research powerhouse.

We channel curiosity and invest in discovery to cultivate possibility and innovative solutions, while elevating Minnesota and society as a whole.

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Outreach and Engagement


Number of counties the U of M reaches throughout the state

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We serve the state and impact the world.

Inspired by Minnesota, we improve people and places at world-class levels.


Over 70% of Minnesota’s health care practitioners, including pharmacists, dentists, and veterinarians that are trained by the U of M.


The U of M System is among the top 20 universities for gaining US utility patents (including Medtech, etc.).

Greenhouse Reduction

We are committed to sustainability as evidenced by our 36% greenhouse reduction.

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We are equitable, diverse, and inclusive.

We foster a welcoming community that values belonging, equity, diversity, and dignity in people and ideas.

Climate survey

86.4% of Twin Cities students who completed the SERU* agreed that they felt a sense of belonging at the University of Minnesota.

*Most recent data is from 2018 survey

Job Satisfaction

3 out of 4 U of M employees are highly committed and dedicated to their work.

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We are a responsible steward of resources.

We steward resources to promote access, efficiency, trust, and collaboration with the state, students, faculty, staff, and partners.

Operational Excellence

A higher percentage of our workforce is solely committed to core mission activities than at peer institutions.


The U of M is the most affordable 4-year choice for the majority of Minnesota families who earn under $110K.