CSE: By the numbers

Last updated Feb. 15, 2018

12 Number of academic departments
18 Number of undergraduate majors*
24 Number of master's degree programs
2,745 Number of graduate students
5,526 Number of undergraduate students
2,285 Total number of female graduate and undergraduate students (27.4%—all-time high)
14,000+ Number of freshman applications (all-time high)
1,177 Number of incoming freshman (largest incoming class in history)
363 Number of female freshman students (30.8%) (all-time high)
31.7 Average composite ACT score for incoming freshmen (all-time high)
1394 Average SAT score for incoming freshmen
97 Number of National Merit Scholars incoming freshmen (150 total University-wide)
98.4 Percent of freshmen graduating in the top 25 percent of their high school class
457 Number of transfer students (fall 2017)
75+ Number of student groups in CSE
1,000+ Number of student groups at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
30 Percent of the University of Minnesota Marching Band members who are CSE students
1,429 Number of bachelor’s degrees granted in 2016-17 (a 48% increase from 2008-09)
95 Percent of new bachelor degree grads who are employed or attending grad school within six months of graduation
76 Percent of new bachelor degree grads who are employed in Minnesota (86 percent Midwest)
620 Number of master’s degrees granted in 2016-17
222 Number of doctoral degrees granted in 2016-17
430 Number of tenured and tenure-track faculty (2016-17)
93 New faculty hired in the last five years
29 Percent of female faculty hired in the last five years
90+ Percent of CSE undergraduate classes taught by long-term faculty
24 Number of Regents professors (current and former faculty)
37 Number of National Academy of Engineering faculty members (current and former faculty)
24 Number of National Academy of Science faculty members (current and former faculty)
12 Number of National Academy of Arts and Sciences faculty members
721 Number of invention disclosures generated by CSE faculty and students in the last five years
192 Number of patents generated by CSE faculty and students in the last five years
26 Number of start-up companies generated by CSE faculty and students in the last five years
$170 million Research funding CSE received in FY2016
65,000+ Number of living CSE alumni
2,600 Number of Minnesota companies founded by alumni
$46 billion Annual revenue of Minnesota companies founded by CSE alumni
4,150 Number of worldwide companies founded by alumni
$90 billion Annual revenue of companies worldwide founded by CSE alumni

* Statistics is offered through the College of Liberal Arts for students entering the University of Minnesota after fall 2015. Not including statistics, we offer 18 undergraduate majors.