College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota
College of Science and Engineering

Future freshman

Future Freshman Landing Photo

We know you’re smart and motivated. We know you have many choices. Why should you choose the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota?

The College of Science and Engineering offers

  • World-class academics with 95 percent of classes taught by tenured or tenure-track faculty
  • 18 majors—and advisors and programs to help you pick the right one
  • Life-changing opportunities beyond the classroom – introduced to you through a unique course taken by all first-year students at CSE
  • Our location in the heart of a beautiful campus in the Twin Cities, known for culture, entertainment, and industry

Learn more at Why CSE and Beyond the Classroom.

Where are you on the road to CSE?

Do you have questions for us?
See Questions future freshmen ask.
Do you want to visit campus?
Great – that’s the best way to learn about CSE. Schedule your visit at the Admissions website for campus visits. You can tour campus, attend an academic information session about the major that interests you, see a residence hall, meet your admissions counselor, get a student perspective on campus life, visit the Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence, sit in on a class, and meet with a professor.
Are you ready to apply?
Apply through the University of Minnesota Office of Admissions.
Have you been admitted to the freshman class and accepted?
If you have confirmed your admission, visit the Orientation page to learn more about signing up for a summer orientation date and completing your pre-orientation checklist.