The University of Minnesota Rochester will inspire and empower undergraduates to solve the grand health challenges of the 21st century.
First Graduating Class: 2013
Location: Downtown Rochester, Minnesota -- in the heart of the medical community
Speciality: Undergraduate Health Sciences
- An innovative degree program with an integrated curriculum to provide students with a foundational undergraduate education that allows them to pursue a wide range of careers in the health sciences field.
- Four degree programs in educational collaboration with Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences.
Enrollment: Enrollment varies by class, but maximum enrollment is approximately 1000.
Average Incoming High School Cumulative GPA: 3.6
Average Class Size: 20
Student to Faculty Ratio: 15:1
Note: There are no Teaching Assistants. There are no lecture halls. Faculty are available in JustASK centers daily.
- 98% of 2021 graduating class completed their degree in 4 years or less.
- Underrepresented students are doing as well or better than their peers. Faculty are driven to discover which educational practices are key to sustaining that equity.
Underrepresented students comprise approximately 2/3 of the student body, with graduates contributing to the diversification of the healthcare workforce – a development expected to enhance innovation and public health outcomes.
- 100% of BSHP graduates have entered the workforce in their field.
- Students are in high accountability relationships with each other, taking core coursework in cohorts.
- Covenant-based, Living Learning Communities enhance student success.
- 84% of UMR students are from Minnesota.
- 78% of graduating seniors had a meaningful experience at Mayo Clinic.
- No educational attainment gap for underrepresented students (first-generation, Pell Grant eligible, students of color).
- 60% going on to graduate or professional school.
- 40% reported employment in a health related field.