University of Minnesota Rochester

University of Minnesota Rochester

The University of Minnesota Rochester (UMR) is a campus of the University of Minnesota system. UMR offers distinctive health sciences and biosciences education to prepare students for a broad spectrum of current and emerging careers, ranging from patient care to pure and applied research. The campus community serves approximately 950 undergraduate and graduate students in the heart of downtown Rochester. By continuing to meet the needs of the southern Minnesota region through its programmatic offerings, UMR proudly leads the way to a brighter future for our community, our state, and our world.

Academic Programs

  • Health Professions
  • Health Science
  • Nursing
  • Pre-Med
  • Research
  • Science

Student experience

  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


A first year student is a student who is still enrolled in high school or secondary school. While a first year may have college credits, they still have yet to earn their high school diploma.

Additional Information

UMR does not have out of state tuition so all students will pay the in-state Minnesota rate. In addition, students are eligible for scholarships. The passion statement on the application is the scholarship question. Students will be reviewed by an academic scholarship committee that will invite the top candidates on campus to interview. The deadline for scholarship consideration is December 1st. Scholarships range from 1 year to 4 years and from $1,000 - $10,000 annually.

Visit us

UMR offers individual visits where students and guests will meet with an admissions rep for a one-on-one overview of the university followed by a  personal tour lead by a UMR student ambassador. The visit is approximately 2 hours long. We also host open houses called Discover Days throughout the year and in the Spring, we will host VIP Days for Admitted students. For more information, please visit

Our graduates will solve the health care challenges of the 21st century.

Chancellor Lehmkuhle

Admissions office

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111 S Broadway Ste Suite 300
Rochester, MN 55904, United States of America

Phone number

(507) 258-8686