The University of Minnesota Duluth is a comprehensive regional university with an enrollment of 10,858 for 2019-/2020. Undergraduate students can choose from 16 bachelor degrees in 87 majors and 73 minors as well as seven certificates. UMD also offers graduate programs in 25 fields, 14 minors, and four certificates. The University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth campus and the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, Duluth both have programs on the UMD campus. UMD consistently ranks among the top mid-western, regional universities in U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Colleges" issue. Providing an alternative to both large research universities and small liberal arts colleges, UMD attracts students looking for a personalized learning experience on a medium-sized campus of a major university.
Located in the rocky, beautiful northwoods city of Duluth, UMD's campus consists of more than 50 buildings on 244 acres overlooking Lake Superior. Most UMD buildings are connected by concourses or hallways, providing easy access for students with disabilities and convenience for all students year round. Over 1,956 people work at UMD including: 504 full-time faculty and 3...10 full-time professional, academic and administrative staff, 108 part-time faculty and 31 part-time professional, academic and administrative staff, and 769 full-time/part-time civil service and labor represented employees.