Undergraduate Education

Robert McMaster, Vice Provost and Dean

Office of Undergraduate Education website

As a world-class institution, the University of Minnesota is dedicated to teaching and scholarly research. Prospective students often ask, "What are the advantages of being an undergraduate at a research university?"

The answer is that our faculty are the creators of knowledge—they write award-winning academic articles and books, perform profound scientific experiments, dazzle the world with new engineering marvels, and create new works of art. Our faculty bring their latest research and creative activity into their undergraduate classes and achieve national and international recognition for their teaching.

For these reasons, the University of Minnesota attracts outstanding students and is committed to providing them with an exceptional educational experience through programs such as: