The University of Minnesota Rochester will inspire and empower undergraduates to solve the grand health care 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: 21
Median ACT: 22-27
Student to Faculty Ratio: 12:1
Note: There are no Teaching Assistants. There are no lecture halls. Faculty are available in JustASK Centers daily.
Financial Aid: 92% received financial aid in 2018.
- Over 91% of spring 2018 BSHS graduates completed their degree in four 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 more than 60% 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.
- 56% plan to continue their education in graduate or professional school.
- 13% of those graduates will start their next educational steps in fall 2019.
- 43% of those graduates are choosing a pause between their undergraduate and graduate education.
- 44% are employed in a health profession after graduation. Note that 100% of BSHP students are employed in their fields.