Entity | University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota
The University of Minnesota, formally the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, (UMN, the U of M, or Minnesota) is a public land-grant research university in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota. The Twin Cities campus comprises locations in Minneapolis and Falcon Heights, a suburb of St. Paul, approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) apart. The Twin Cities campus is the oldest and largest in the University of Minnesota system and has the ninth-largest main campus student body in the United States, with 52,376 students at the start of the 2021–22 academic year. It is the flagship institution of the University of Minnesota System, and is organized into 19 colleges, schools, and other major academic units. The Minnesota Territorial Legislature drafted a charter for the U of M as a territorial university in 1851, seven years before Minnesota became a state. Today, the university is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity". Minnesota is a member of the Association of American Universities and is ranked 20th in research activity, with $1.04 billion in research and development expenditures in the fiscal year 2020. In 2001, the University of Minnesota was included in a list of Public Ivy universities, which includes publicly funded universities thought to provide a quality of education comparable to that of the Ivy League.
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Inception: 1851

Alternate Names: University of Minnesota., University of Minnesota (Minneapolis), Universidad de Minnesota, Minesotas universitāte, State University of Minnesota., Minn. State University, U. Minn, State University (Minn.), UM., The University of Minnesota., Minesotas štats (Amerikas Savienotās Valstis). University of Minnesota, Minnesota. University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota (Minneapolis-St. Paul campus), Minnesota State University, UM Abkuerzung, Minnesota. University, Universidad de Minnesta, Universidade Minnesota, Univ. of Minnesota., U of M., University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, The University of Minnesota, TwinCities, UMN, U of M, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Associated Place(s): Falcon Heights, Minneapolis, Saint Paul, United States of America, Minnesota, Minnesota--Minneapolis, Minneapolis (Minn.)

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University of Minnesota (WLB/KUOM) 44

National Association of Educational Broadcasters (NAEB) 68