University of Minnesota | Rochester

About the Campus

A good way to learn about a college campus is to explore the web site. An even better way is to experience it in person! Now is the right time to take the next step and visit our campus!

The University of Minnesota Rochester is located in University Square, one block away from the Mayo Clinic, seven miles south of IBM, and just 75 miles south of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. As a student on the UMR campus in downtown Rochester, you will be at the heart of one of the world’s top medical centers and at the center of an internationally known research community.

Want to know what there is to do in downtown Rochester? Check out our list of 10 Things to Do Downtown!

Peace Plaza at Night
Night-time view from UMR's west side, overlooking the Peace Plaza