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
Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS)
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.
Bachelor of Science in Health Professions (BSHP)
Four degree programs in educational collaboration with Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences.
Enrollment: UMR serves just under 1,000 students total.
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.
Students are driven and united by their passion to make a difference in the world through a health career and a life of service to their communities.
- Three out of five 2022 graduates plan to pursue graduate or professional school.
- Two out of five 2022 graduates plan to go straight into the workforce to pursue their career.
- 100% of BSHP graduates have entered the workforce in their field.
Approximately 2/3 of UMR’s students are “underrepresented,” which includes BIPOC*, first-generation students, and/or low income students.
UMR graduates contribute to the diversification of the health care workforce – a development expected to enhance innovation and public health outcomes.
We continue to live out our land grant mission with a student body that is 80% from Minnesota.
- 78% of graduating seniors had a meaningful experience at Mayo Clinic.
- There is no educational attainment gap for underrepresented students (first-generation, Pell Grant eligible, students of color).
- UMR students participate in Living Learning Communities that enhance student success.
*BIPOC - Black, Indigenous, People of Color