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

Earn a world-class degree in science, engineering, or mathematics

The most important reason to choose the College of Science and Engineering is the high quality of academics.


You will study in a college ranked among the country’s top programs in engineering, physical sciences, and mathematics with 95 percent of our classes taught by tenured and tenure-track faculty.

Highly selective

Your classmates will be talented, motivated students; the average composite ACT is 30.8, and 99.5 percent graduated in the top 25 percent of their high-school class.


There are more than 420 tenured and tenure-track faculty including seven Regents Professors, 11 National Academy of Engineering members, and four National Academy of Sciences members.


The curriculum for your major has been designed to prepare you for the careers of tomorrow. You will also be part of a research institution that is making breakthroughs in areas including medical devices and health care, energy and the environment, nanotechnology, and digital technologies.


You’ll be ready to put your academics to work – within six months, 95 percent of graduates have a job in their field or are pursuing graduate work. Be inspired by the success of our more than 50,000 alumni, including the 4,150 who have launched companies around the world, generating more than $90 billion annually.