Graduate School

Comparative and Molecular Biosciences (Twin Cities)

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Applications for Admission

Item2011-122012-132013-142014-152015-162016-172017-182018-192019-202020-21*

Comparative and Molecular Biosciences (Twin Cities)

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Applications 19 23 28 23 28 23 30 35 27 26
  MS 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 4% 0 0% 1 3% 3 9% 3 11% 0 0%
  PhD 19 100% 23 100% 28 100% 23 100% 27 96% 23 100% 29 97% 32 91% 24 89% 26 100%
  Female 7 37% 12 52% 18 64% 13 57% 19 68% 20 87% 21 70% 26 74% 22 82% 19 73%
  Male 12 63% 11 48% 10 36% 10 44% 9 32% 3 13% 8 27% 9 26% 5 19% 7 27%
  International 10 53% 18 78% 10 36% 15 65% 10 36% 8 35% 13 43% 9 26% 7 26% 3 12%
  Minority 2 11% 1 4% 6 21% 2 9% 4 14% 2 9% 3 10% 3 9% 4 15% 5 19%

College of Veterinary Medicine

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Applications 56 60 76 63 70 70 76 81 76 65
  cert/other 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 17 22% 16 25%
  Masters 12 21% 14 23% 13 17% 18 29% 17 24% 15 21% 21 28% 22 27% 13 17% 9 14%
  Doctoral 44 79% 46 77% 63 83% 45 71% 53 76% 55 79% 55 72% 59 73% 46 61% 40 62%
  Female 26 46% 34 57% 42 55% 36 57% 40 57% 45 64% 48 63% 51 63% 54 71% 46 71%
  Male 30 54% 26 43% 33 43% 27 43% 30 43% 24 34% 26 34% 28 35% 21 28% 19 29%
  International 34 61% 44 73% 37 49% 42 67% 37 53% 34 49% 39 51% 30 37% 24 32% 15 23%
  Minority 3 5% 2 3% 13 17% 5 8% 8 11% 7 10% 6 8% 5 6% 9 12% 8 12%

All University of Minnesota graduate programs

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Applications 20,672 21,321 21,033 21,286 20,131 20,071 20,223 19,282 19,134 18,791
  Female 10,451 51% 10,618 50% 10,114 48% 10,258 48% 9,673 48% 9,696 48% 10,125 50% 9,767 51% 9,750 51% 9,228 49%
  Male 10,085 49% 10,519 49% 10,726 51% 10,873 51% 10,312 51% 10,157 51% 9,831 49% 9,240 48% 9,178 48% 8,569 46%
  International 8,830 43% 9,774 46% 9,888 47% 10,080 47% 9,423 47% 9,173 46% 8,989 44% 8,267 43% 8,276 43% 8,272 44%
  Minority 2,037 10% 2,059 10% 2,045 10% 2,185 10% 2,314 12% 2,557 13% 2,752 14% 2,815 15% 2,787 15% 2,904 16%
* Does not include applications for Spring 2021 admission.
    Notes:
  1. These tables show how many applications were received requesting admission for a given academic year, regardless of when the application was received.
  2. Applications are actually for an academic term; consecutive Summer, Fall, and Spring terms comprise an academic year (most applications are for Fall terms).
  3. Depending on the page you are viewing, you will see one or more of: data for an individual graduate program, followed by data for all programs in that program's college, followed by data for all U of M graduate programs.
  4. Data is from the University of Minnesota's Peoplesoft student information system, via the data warehouse (dw.umn.edu).
  5. Most applications are processed by the Graduate Admissions office, but some programs will process their own applications, or use a national application service. Application data shown here for these other programs may be incomplete if, for example, only the admitted applications are entered into the Peoplesoft system rather than all applications.
  6. For each category (e.g. Masters), the percentage shown is the percentage of the total applications for the group.
  7. Gender is self-reported. Reporting gender is optional, so males+females may not equal the total.
  8. "International" means applicants who are not citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
  9. "Minority" includes citizens and permanent residents of African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic/Chicano/Latino, American Indian, and Hawaiian/Pacific Islander ethnicity.
  10. Ethnicity is self-reported.
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Admission Yield

Item2011-122012-132013-142014-152015-162016-172017-182018-192019-202020-21*

Comparative and Molecular Biosciences (Twin Cities)

Admits 7 37% 4 17% 8 29% 4 17% 9 32% 11 48% 17 57% 17 49% 14 52% 11 42%
  MS 0 0 0 0 1 100% 0 1 100% 1 33% 3 100% 0
  PhD 7 37% 4 17% 8 29% 4 17% 8 30% 11 48% 16 55% 16 50% 11 46% 11 42%
  Female 3 43% 4 33% 5 28% 2 15% 7 37% 9 45% 12 57% 12 46% 14 64% 9 47%
  Male 4 33% 0 0% 3 30% 2 20% 2 22% 2 67% 5 63% 5 56% 0 0% 2 29%
  International 3 30% 3 17% 3 30% 1 7% 2 20% 1 13% 7 54% 1 11% 2 29% 0 0%
  Minority 1 50% 1 100% 2 33% 1 50% 1 25% 2 100% 0 0% 1 33% 1 25% 3 60%

College of Veterinary Medicine

Admits 19 34% 14 23% 30 40% 15 24% 24 34% 24 34% 37 49% 33 41% 45 59% 35 54%
  cert/other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 94% 16 100%
  Masters 5 42% 4 29% 8 62% 4 22% 5 29% 6 40% 10 48% 9 41% 8 62% 2 22%
  Doctoral 14 32% 10 22% 22 35% 11 24% 19 36% 18 33% 27 49% 24 41% 21 46% 17 43%
  Female 10 39% 10 29% 16 38% 10 28% 16 40% 18 40% 24 50% 24 47% 34 63% 26 57%
  Male 9 30% 4 15% 14 42% 5 19% 8 27% 6 25% 13 50% 9 32% 11 52% 9 47%
  International 10 29% 12 27% 15 41% 5 12% 13 35% 7 21% 17 44% 7 23% 12 50% 6 40%
  Minority 1 33% 1 50% 6 46% 3 60% 3 38% 3 43% 1 17% 2 40% 3 33% 4 50%

All University of Minnesota graduate programs

Admits 8,216 40% 7,935 37% 8,035 38% 8,333 39% 8,547 43% 8,721 44% 8,775 43% 8,560 44% 8,606 45% 8,557 46%
  Female 4,388 42% 4,283 40% 4,307 43% 4,480 44% 4,662 48% 4,803 50% 4,887 48% 4,867 50% 4,842 50% 4,722 51%
  Male 3,794 38% 3,612 34% 3,694 34% 3,818 35% 3,835 37% 3,858 38% 3,826 39% 3,630 39% 3,685 40% 3,510 41%
  International 2,140 24% 2,182 22% 2,213 22% 2,360 23% 2,551 27% 2,544 28% 2,543 28% 2,430 29% 2,590 31% 2,668 32%
  Minority 1,013 50% 968 47% 948 46% 1,058 48% 1,208 52% 1,376 54% 1,448 53% 1,520 54% 1,459 52% 1,592 55%
* Does not include applications for Spring 2021 admission.
    Notes:
  1. These tables show how many applications were offered admission for a given academic year.
  2. Admission is actually by academic term; consecutive Summer, Fall, and Spring terms comprise an academic year.
  3. Data is from the University of Minnesota's Peoplesoft student information system, via the data warehouse (dw.umn.edu).
  4. Most applications are processed by the Graduate Admissions office, but some programs will process their own applications, or use a national application service. Application data shown here for these other programs may be incomplete if, for example, only the admitted applications are entered into the Peoplesoft system rather than all applications.
  5. For each category (e.g. Masters), the percentage shown is the percentage of the applications for that category that were offered admission, or the "yield."
  6. Gender is self-reported. Reporting gender is optional, so males+females may not equal the total.
  7. "International" means applicants who are not citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
  8. "Minority" includes citizens and permanent residents of African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic/Chicano/Latino, American Indian, and Hawaiian/Pacific Islander ethnicity.
  9. Ethnicity is self-reported.
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Admit Pool Characteristics

Item2011-122012-132013-142014-152015-162016-172017-182018-192019-202020-21*

Comparative and Molecular Biosciences (Twin Cities)

Admits 7 4 8 4 9 11 17 17 14 11
  MS 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 11% 0 0% 1 6% 1 6% 3 21% 0 0%
  PhD 7 100% 4 100% 8 100% 4 100% 8 89% 11 100% 16 94% 16 94% 11 79% 11 100%
  Female 3 43% 4 100% 5 63% 2 50% 7 78% 9 82% 12 71% 12 71% 14 100% 9 82%
  Male 4 57% 0 0% 3 38% 2 50% 2 22% 2 18% 5 29% 5 29% 0 0% 2 18%
  International 3 43% 3 75% 3 38% 1 25% 2 22% 1 9% 7 41% 1 6% 2 14% 0 0%
  Minority 1 14% 1 25% 2 25% 1 25% 1 11% 2 18% 0 0% 1 6% 1 7% 3 27%

College of Veterinary Medicine

Admits 19 14 30 15 24 24 37 33 45 35
  cert/other 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 16 36% 16 46%
  Masters 5 26% 4 29% 8 27% 4 27% 5 21% 6 25% 10 27% 9 27% 8 18% 2 6%
  Doctoral 14 74% 10 71% 22 73% 11 73% 19 79% 18 75% 27 73% 24 73% 21 47% 17 49%
  Female 10 53% 10 71% 16 53% 10 67% 16 67% 18 75% 24 65% 24 73% 34 76% 26 74%
  Male 9 47% 4 29% 14 47% 5 33% 8 33% 6 25% 13 35% 9 27% 11 24% 9 26%
  International 10 53% 12 86% 15 50% 5 33% 13 54% 7 29% 17 46% 7 21% 12 27% 6 17%
  Minority 1 5% 1 7% 6 20% 3 20% 3 13% 3 13% 1 3% 2 6% 3 7% 4 11%

All University of Minnesota graduate programs

Admits 8,216 7,935 8,035 8,333 8,547 8,721 8,775 8,560 8,606 8,557
  Female 4,388 53% 4,283 54% 4,307 54% 4,480 54% 4,662 55% 4,803 55% 4,887 56% 4,867 57% 4,842 56% 4,722 55%
  Male 3,794 46% 3,612 46% 3,694 46% 3,818 46% 3,835 45% 3,858 44% 3,826 44% 3,630 42% 3,685 43% 3,510 41%
  International 2,140 26% 2,182 28% 2,213 28% 2,360 28% 2,551 30% 2,544 29% 2,543 29% 2,430 28% 2,590 30% 2,668 31%
  Minority 1,013 12% 968 12% 948 12% 1,058 13% 1,208 14% 1,376 16% 1,448 17% 1,520 18% 1,459 17% 1,592 19%
* Does not include applications for Spring 2021 admission.
    Notes:
  1. These tables show how many offers of admission were made for a given academic year, and the makeup of the admit pool.
  2. Data is from the University of Minnesota's Peoplesoft student information system, via the data warehouse (dw.umn.edu).
  3. Most applications are processed by the Graduate Admissions office, but some programs will process their own applications, or use a national application service. Application data shown here for these other programs may be incomplete if, for example, only the admitted applications are entered into the Peoplesoft system rather than all applications.
  4. For each category (e.g. Masters), the percentage shown is the percentage of the total admits for the entire group.
  5. Gender is self-reported. Reporting gender is optional, so males+females may not equal the total.
  6. "International" means applicants who are not citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
  7. "Minority" includes citizens and permanent residents of African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic/Chicano/Latino, American Indian, and Hawaiian/Pacific Islander ethnicity.
  8. Ethnicity is self-reported.
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Matriculation (New Registrant) Yield

Item2011-122012-132013-142014-152015-162016-172017-182018-192019-202020-21*

Comparative and Molecular Biosciences (Twin Cities)

Matriculations 5 71% 3 75% 4 50% 3 75% 8 89% 5 46% 11 65% 11 65% 10 71% 3 27%
  MS 0 0 0 0 1 100% 0 0 0% 0 0% 2 67% 0
  PhD 5 71% 3 75% 4 50% 3 75% 7 88% 5 46% 11 69% 11 69% 8 73% 3 27%
  Female 2 67% 3 75% 1 20% 1 50% 6 86% 5 56% 7 58% 7 58% 10 71% 3 33%
  Male 3 75% 0 3 100% 2 100% 2 100% 0 0% 4 80% 4 80% 0 0 0%
  International 3 100% 2 67% 2 67% 1 100% 1 50% 0 0% 4 57% 0 0% 2 100% 0
  Minority 0 0% 1 100% 0 0% 0 0% 1 100% 1 50% 0 0 0% 1 100% 1 33%

College of Veterinary Medicine

Matriculations 15 79% 11 79% 20 67% 13 87% 23 96% 16 67% 31 84% 25 76% 39 87% 18 51%
  cert/other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 88% 12 75%
  Masters 4 80% 4 100% 5 63% 3 75% 5 100% 5 83% 9 90% 7 78% 7 88% 1 50%
  Doctoral 11 79% 7 70% 15 68% 10 91% 18 95% 11 61% 22 82% 18 75% 18 86% 5 29%
  Female 8 80% 9 90% 11 69% 8 80% 15 94% 13 72% 19 79% 17 71% 28 82% 13 50%
  Male 7 78% 2 50% 9 64% 5 100% 8 100% 3 50% 12 92% 8 89% 11 100% 5 56%
  International 8 80% 9 75% 10 67% 5 100% 12 92% 6 86% 14 82% 6 86% 11 92% 2 33%
  Minority 0 0% 1 100% 2 33% 2 67% 3 100% 1 33% 1 100% 1 50% 3 100% 2 50%

All University of Minnesota graduate programs

Matriculations 5,002 61% 4,875 61% 4,845 60% 4,951 59% 4,982 58% 5,046 58% 5,054 58% 4,779 56% 4,782 56% 4,044 47%
  Female 2,740 62% 2,673 62% 2,663 62% 2,734 61% 2,789 60% 2,835 59% 2,883 59% 2,765 57% 2,760 57% 2,404 51%
  Male 2,247 59% 2,183 60% 2,167 59% 2,209 58% 2,169 57% 2,186 57% 2,155 56% 1,999 55% 2,004 54% 1,544 44%
  International 843 39% 960 44% 966 44% 1,002 43% 1,087 43% 1,128 44% 1,120 44% 1,032 43% 1,097 42% 659 25%
  Minority 649 64% 624 65% 611 65% 683 65% 780 65% 809 59% 823 57% 863 57% 867 59% 854 54%
* Does not include applications for Spring 2021 admission.
    Notes:
  1. These tables show how many students matriculated (enrolled for the term for which they were admitted) for a given academic year.
  2. Data is from the University of Minnesota's Peoplesoft student information system, via the data warehouse (dw.umn.edu).
  3. Most applications are processed by the Graduate Admissions office, but some programs will process their own applications, or use a national application service. Application data shown here for these other programs may be incomplete if, for example, only the admitted applications are entered into the Peoplesoft system rather than all applications.
  4. For each category (e.g. Masters), the percentage shown is the percentage of the admits for the category that matriculated, or the "yield."
  5. Gender is self-reported. Reporting gender is optional, so males+females may not equal the total.
  6. "International" means students who are not citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
  7. "Minority" includes citizens and permanent residents of African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic/Chicano/Latino, American Indian, and Hawaiian/Pacific Islander ethnicity.
  8. Ethnicity is self-reported.
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Matriculation Pool Characteristics

Item2011-122012-132013-142014-152015-162016-172017-182018-192019-202020-21*

Comparative and Molecular Biosciences (Twin Cities)

Matriculations 5 3 4 3 8 5 11 11 10 3
  MS 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 13% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 2 20% 0 0%
  PhD 5 100% 3 100% 4 100% 3 100% 7 88% 5 100% 11 100% 11 100% 8 80% 3 100%
  Female 2 40% 3 100% 1 25% 1 33% 6 75% 5 100% 7 64% 7 64% 10 100% 3 100%
  Male 3 60% 0 0% 3 75% 2 67% 2 25% 0 0% 4 36% 4 36% 0 0% 0 0%
  International 3 60% 2 67% 2 50% 1 33% 1 13% 0 0% 4 36% 0 0% 2 20% 0 0%
  Minority 0 0% 1 33% 0 0% 0 0% 1 13% 1 20% 0 0% 0 0% 1 10% 1 33%

College of Veterinary Medicine

Matriculations 15 11 20 13 23 16 31 25 39 18
  cert/other 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 14 36% 12 67%
  Masters 4 27% 4 36% 5 25% 3 23% 5 22% 5 31% 9 29% 7 28% 7 18% 1 6%
  Doctoral 11 73% 7 64% 15 75% 10 77% 18 78% 11 69% 22 71% 18 72% 18 46% 5 28%
  Female 8 53% 9 82% 11 55% 8 62% 15 65% 13 81% 19 61% 17 68% 28 72% 13 72%
  Male 7 47% 2 18% 9 45% 5 39% 8 35% 3 19% 12 39% 8 32% 11 28% 5 28%
  International 8 53% 9 82% 10 50% 5 39% 12 52% 6 38% 14 45% 6 24% 11 28% 2 11%
  Minority 0 0% 1 9% 2 10% 2 15% 3 13% 1 6% 1 3% 1 4% 3 8% 2 11%

All University of Minnesota graduate programs

Matriculations 5,002 4,875 4,845 4,951 4,982 5,046 5,054 4,779 4,782 4,044
  Female 2,740 55% 2,673 55% 2,663 55% 2,734 55% 2,789 56% 2,835 56% 2,883 57% 2,765 58% 2,760 58% 2,404 59%
  Male 2,247 45% 2,183 45% 2,167 45% 2,209 45% 2,169 44% 2,186 43% 2,155 43% 1,999 42% 2,004 42% 1,544 38%
  International 843 17% 960 20% 966 20% 1,002 20% 1,087 22% 1,128 22% 1,120 22% 1,032 22% 1,097 23% 659 16%
  Minority 649 13% 624 13% 611 13% 683 14% 780 16% 809 16% 823 16% 863 18% 867 18% 854 21%
* Does not include applications for Spring 2021 admission.
    Notes:
  1. These tables show how many students matriculated (enrolled for the term for which they were admitted) for a given academic year, and the makeup of the matriculation pool.
  2. For each category (e.g. Masters), the percentage shown is the percentage of the total matriculations for the entire group.
  3. Gender is self-reported. Reporting gender is optional, so males+females may not equal the total.
  4. "International" means students who are not citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
  5. "Minority" includes citizens and permanent residents of African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic/Chicano/Latino, American Indian, and Hawaiian/Pacific Islander ethnicity.
  6. Ethnicity is self-reported.
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GRE Score Distribution, Admitted Students

Comparative and Molecular Biosciences (Twin Cities)

Item2011-122012-132013-142014-152015-162016-172017-182018-192019-202020-21*
Verbal-old [N:Avg] 5 540 2 445 1 530 2 510 1 650 1 350 2 465 0 0 0
  200-490 2 40% 2 100% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 100% 1 50% 0 0 0
  500-590 1 20% 0 0% 1 100% 2 100% 0 0% 0 0% 1 50% 0 0 0
  600-690 1 20% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 100% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0 0
  700-770 1 20% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0 0
  780-800 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0 0
Verbal-rev [N:Avg] 0 3 152 5 153 2 155 5 156 7 156 7 155 7 155 7 158 4 156
  130-150 0 1 33% 1 20% 0 0% 2 40% 1 14% 1 14% 2 29% 1 14% 0 0%
  151-155 0 1 33% 3 60% 1 50% 0 0% 2 29% 3 43% 2 29% 2 29% 3 75%
  156-160 0 1 33% 1 20% 1 50% 0 0% 3 43% 3 43% 2 29% 2 29% 0 0%
  161-165 0 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 3 60% 1 14% 0 0% 0 0% 1 14% 1 25%
  166-170 0 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 14% 1 14% 0 0%
Quant-old [N:Avg] 5 726 2 780 1 770 2 765 1 730 1 660 2 645 0 0 0
  200-490 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0 0
  500-590 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0 0
  600-690 1 20% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 100% 2 100% 0 0 0
  700-770 3 60% 1 50% 1 100% 1 50% 1 100% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0 0
  780-800 1 20% 1 50% 0 0% 1 50% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0 0
Quant-rev [N:Avg] 0 3 164 5 161 2 159 5 153 7 155 7 157 7 158 7 157 4 153
  130-150 0 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 2 40% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 14% 2 50%
  151-155 0 0 0% 1 20% 1 50% 1 20% 4 57% 3 43% 4 57% 2 29% 1 25%
  156-160 0 1 33% 1 20% 0 0% 1 20% 2 29% 2 29% 1 14% 2 29% 0 0%
  161-165 0 1 33% 2 40% 1 50% 1 20% 1 14% 1 14% 0 0% 1 14% 1 25%
  166-170 0 1 33% 1 20% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 14% 2 29% 1 14% 0 0%
Analy Writ [N:Avg] 5 3.4 4 3.4 5 4.0 3 4.0 5 4.1 7 4.3 8 3.9 7 4.0 7 4.3 4 3.9
  0.0-3.0 3 60% 2 50% 1 20% 1 33% 1 20% 0 0% 1 13% 1 14% 0 0% 0 0%
  3.5-3.5 0 0% 1 25% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 2 25% 0 0% 0 0% 1 25%
  4.0-4.0 2 40% 1 25% 2 40% 1 33% 2 40% 4 57% 3 38% 5 71% 4 57% 3 75%
  4.5-5.0 0 0% 0 0% 2 40% 1 33% 2 40% 3 43% 2 25% 1 14% 3 43% 0 0%
  5.5-6.0 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%

College of Veterinary Medicine

Item2011-122012-132013-142014-152015-162016-172017-182018-192019-202020-21*
Verbal-old [N:Avg] 9 541 4 468 4 658 2 510 3 517 3 483 5 548 1 580 0 1 390
  200-490 3 33% 3 75% 0 0% 0 0% 1 33% 1 33% 1 20% 0 0% 0 1 100%
  500-590 2 22% 0 0% 1 25% 2 100% 1 33% 1 33% 2 40% 1 100% 0 0 0%
  600-690 3 33% 1 25% 1 25% 0 0% 1 33% 1 33% 2 40% 0 0% 0 0 0%
  700-770 1 11% 0 0% 2 50% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0 0%
  780-800 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0 0%
Verbal-rev [N:Avg] 0 5 149 9 152 4 151 10 153 7 156 8 154 7 155 13 157 6 156
  130-150 0 3 60% 4 44% 2 50% 6 60% 1 14% 1 13% 2 29% 2 15% 0 0%
  151-155 0 1 20% 3 33% 1 25% 0 0% 2 29% 4 50% 2 29% 4 31% 4 67%
  156-160 0 1 20% 1 11% 1 25% 0 0% 3 43% 3 38% 2 29% 4 31% 1 17%
  161-165 0 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 3 30% 1 14% 0 0% 0 0% 2 15% 1 17%
  166-170 0 0 0% 1 11% 0 0% 1 10% 0 0% 0 0% 1 14% 1 8% 0 0%
Quant-old [N:Avg] 9 731 4 775 4 783 2 765 3 720 3 687 5 680 1 530 0 1 560
  200-490 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0 0%
  500-590 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 100% 0 1 100%
  600-690 3 33% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 33% 2 67% 3 60% 0 0% 0 0 0%
  700-770 3 33% 2 50% 1 25% 1 50% 2 67% 1 33% 2 40% 0 0% 0 0 0%
  780-800 3 33% 2 50% 3 75% 1 50% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0 0%
Quant-rev [N:Avg] 0 5 161 9 159 4 156 10 154 7 155 8 158 7 158 13 157 6 153
  130-150 0 0 0% 1 11% 0 0% 5 50% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 2 15% 2 33%
  151-155 0 0 0% 2 22% 3 75% 1 10% 4 57% 3 38% 4 57% 4 31% 3 50%
  156-160 0 3 60% 2 22% 0 0% 2 20% 2 29% 2 25% 1 14% 3 23% 0 0%
  161-165 0 1 20% 3 33% 1 25% 1 10% 1 14% 1 13% 0 0% 3 23% 1 17%
  166-170 0 1 20% 1 11% 0 0% 1 10% 0 0% 2 25% 2 29% 1 8% 0 0%
Analy Writ [N:Avg] 9 3.5 7 3.2 11 3.8 5 3.8 11 3.8 9 4.4 12 4.0 8 4.2 13 4.2 7 3.9
  0.0-3.0 5 56% 4 57% 4 36% 2 40% 4 36% 0 0% 2 17% 1 13% 1 8% 1 14%
  3.5-3.5 0 0% 2 29% 1 9% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 2 17% 0 0% 1 8% 2 29%
  4.0-4.0 3 33% 1 14% 3 27% 2 40% 4 36% 5 56% 5 42% 5 63% 5 39% 3 43%
  4.5-5.0 1 11% 0 0% 3 27% 1 20% 3 27% 3 33% 2 17% 1 13% 6 46% 1 14%
  5.5-6.0 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 11% 1 8% 1 13% 0 0% 0 0%

All University of Minnesota graduate programs

Item2011-122012-132013-142014-152015-162016-172017-182018-192019-202020-21*
Verbal-old [N:Avg] 3,867 549 2,252 559 989 556 590 550 344 557 212 529 161 543 106 514 91 538 65 514
  200-490 1,132 29% 614 27% 283 29% 177 30% 99 29% 79 37% 51 32% 42 40% 29 32% 29 45%
  500-590 1,408 36% 741 33% 325 33% 199 34% 101 29% 68 32% 63 39% 41 39% 34 37% 15 23%
  600-690 1,033 27% 659 29% 276 28% 158 27% 109 32% 55 26% 38 24% 18 17% 23 25% 16 25%
  700-770 271 7% 226 10% 95 10% 53 9% 33 10% 10 5% 8 5% 5 5% 5 6% 5 8%
  780-800 23 1% 12 1% 10 1% 3 1% 2 1% 0 0% 1 1% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Verbal-rev [N:Avg] 208 156 2,978 157 3,526 156 3,933 156 4,029 156 4,163 156 4,211 156 4,101 156 4,116 156 3,914 156
  130-150 43 21% 562 19% 781 22% 873 22% 846 21% 935 23% 843 20% 799 20% 828 20% 826 21%
  151-155 52 25% 601 20% 847 24% 1,013 26% 1,051 26% 1,118 27% 1,122 27% 1,075 26% 1,129 27% 1,097 28%
  156-160 61 29% 829 28% 866 25% 961 24% 1,005 25% 1,029 25% 1,093 26% 1,101 27% 1,079 26% 1,023 26%
  161-165 41 20% 660 22% 663 19% 747 19% 774 19% 729 18% 758 18% 789 19% 767 19% 657 17%
  166-170 11 5% 326 11% 369 11% 339 9% 353 9% 352 9% 395 9% 337 8% 313 8% 311 8%
Quant-old [N:Avg] 3,867 701 2,253 712 989 692 590 681 344 667 212 637 161 639 106 620 91 630 65 609
  200-490 203 5% 119 5% 71 7% 52 9% 37 11% 32 15% 18 11% 16 15% 13 14% 12 19%
  500-590 436 11% 203 9% 125 13% 81 14% 49 14% 31 15% 34 21% 24 23% 19 21% 15 23%
  600-690 844 22% 427 19% 226 23% 128 22% 90 26% 67 32% 57 35% 30 28% 27 30% 17 26%
  700-770 1,024 27% 573 25% 246 25% 160 27% 89 26% 49 23% 27 17% 23 22% 26 29% 15 23%
  780-800 1,360 35% 931 41% 321 33% 169 29% 79 23% 33 16% 25 16% 13 12% 6 7% 6 9%
Quant-rev [N:Avg] 208 155 2,978 158 3,526 159 3,933 159 4,029 160 4,163 159 4,211 159 4,101 160 4,116 160 3,914 160
  130-150 66 32% 477 16% 542 15% 614 16% 591 15% 661 16% 648 15% 621 15% 621 15% 611 16%
  151-155 42 20% 572 19% 600 17% 638 16% 673 17% 661 16% 677 16% 628 15% 646 16% 583 15%
  156-160 31 15% 588 20% 684 19% 762 19% 733 18% 802 19% 788 19% 746 18% 743 18% 667 17%
  161-165 40 19% 610 21% 833 24% 879 22% 862 21% 888 21% 870 21% 790 19% 771 19% 693 18%
  166-170 29 14% 731 25% 867 25% 1,040 26% 1,170 29% 1,151 28% 1,228 29% 1,316 32% 1,335 32% 1,360 35%
Analy Writ [N:Avg] 3,921 4.1 3,710 4.1 3,883 4.0 4,130 4.0 4,156 4.0 4,254 4.0 4,281 4.0 4,160 4.0 4,162 4.0 3,951 4.0
  0.0-3.0 632 16% 655 18% 789 20% 874 21% 935 23% 920 22% 750 18% 699 17% 717 17% 752 19%
  3.5-3.5 624 16% 663 18% 663 17% 710 17% 656 16% 751 18% 689 16% 743 18% 737 18% 689 17%
  4.0-4.0 996 25% 871 24% 1,033 27% 1,116 27% 1,088 26% 1,131 27% 1,313 31% 1,221 29% 1,193 29% 1,137 29%
  4.5-5.0 1,378 35% 1,241 34% 1,176 30% 1,211 29% 1,292 31% 1,235 29% 1,302 30% 1,301 31% 1,280 31% 1,162 29%
  5.5-6.0 291 7% 280 8% 222 6% 219 5% 185 5% 217 5% 227 5% 196 5% 235 6% 211 5%
* Does not include applications for Spring 2021 admission.
    Notes:
  1. These tables show how many admitted students ("N") took each GRE exam, and their average score ("Avg"), followed by the score distribution.
  2. Not all graduate programs require GRE exams for admittance.
  3. If an applicant took the same exam more than once, and reported all scores to the U of M, the highest score is used.
  4. "Verbal-old" and "Quant-old" are the old versions of the Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning tests, with score range 200-800.
  5. "Verbal-rev" and "Quant-rev" are the revised (August 2011) versions of the Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning tests, with score range 130-170.
  6. "Analy Writ" is the Analytical Writing test, with score range 0.0 to 6.0.
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Location of Institution of Previous Degree, Matriculated Students

Comparative and Molecular Biosciences (Twin Cities)

Item2011-122012-132013-142014-152015-162016-172017-182018-192019-202020-21*
Matriculations 5 3 4 3 8 5 11 11 10 3
  UofM, Twin Cities 1 20% 0 0% 0 0% 2 67% 2 25% 2 40% 4 36% 5 46% 1 10% 0 0%
  Other UM campus 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 13% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
  Other MN inst 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 2 25% 1 20% 1 9% 2 18% 1 10% 0 0%
  WI,ND,SD,IA,NE 0 0% 0 0% 1 25% 0 0% 0 0% 1 20% 0 0% 1 9% 1 10% 0 0%
  Other US inst 1 20% 0 0% 1 25% 0 0% 1 13% 0 0% 3 27% 3 27% 5 50% 1 33%
  Foreign inst 3 60% 3 100% 2 50% 1 33% 2 25% 0 0% 3 27% 0 0% 1 10% 0 0%
  no data 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 20% 0 0% 0 0% 1 10% 2 67%

College of Veterinary Medicine

Item2011-122012-132013-142014-152015-162016-172017-182018-192019-202020-21*
Matriculations 15 11 20 13 23 16 31 25 39 18
  UofM, Twin Cities 3 20% 0 0% 2 10% 4 31% 3 13% 3 19% 7 23% 8 32% 6 15% 1 6%
  Other UM campus 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 4% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
  Other MN inst 1 7% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 2 9% 1 6% 1 3% 3 12% 5 13% 0 0%
  WI,ND,SD,IA,NE 0 0% 0 0% 2 10% 3 23% 0 0% 3 19% 4 13% 2 8% 4 10% 0 0%
  Other US inst 2 13% 1 9% 5 25% 1 8% 4 17% 2 13% 5 16% 5 20% 13 33% 2 11%
  Foreign inst 8 53% 10 91% 10 50% 5 39% 12 52% 6 38% 14 45% 6 24% 9 23% 1 6%
  no data 1 7% 0 0% 1 5% 0 0% 1 4% 1 6% 0 0% 1 4% 2 5% 14 78%

All University of Minnesota graduate programs

Item2011-122012-132013-142014-152015-162016-172017-182018-192019-202020-21*
Matriculations 5,002 4,875 4,845 4,951 4,982 5,046 5,054 4,779 4,782 4,044
  UofM, Twin Cities 586 12% 600 12% 649 13% 846 17% 886 18% 879 17% 889 18% 820 17% 858 18% 76 2%
  Other UM campus 110 2% 116 2% 133 3% 146 3% 150 3% 158 3% 159 3% 159 3% 146 3% 9 0%
  Other MN inst 589 12% 586 12% 568 12% 654 13% 678 14% 681 14% 698 14% 581 12% 558 12% 119 3%
  WI,ND,SD,IA,NE 430 9% 405 8% 395 8% 486 10% 456 9% 513 10% 483 10% 468 10% 455 10% 36 1%
  Other US inst 774 16% 753 15% 834 17% 960 19% 962 19% 917 18% 1,006 20% 953 20% 915 19% 81 2%
  Foreign inst 698 14% 702 14% 735 15% 729 15% 749 15% 794 16% 765 15% 747 16% 649 14% 87 2%
  no data 1,815 36% 1,713 35% 1,531 32% 1,130 23% 1,101 22% 1,104 22% 1,054 21% 1,051 22% 1,201 25% 3,636 90%
* Does not include applications for Spring 2021 admission.
    Notes:
  1. These tables show, for matriculated students, the location of the institution from which they received their most recent previous degree (typically their bachelor's degree).
  2. For each region, the percentage shown is the percentage of the total matriculants whose institution of previous degree is located in this region.
  3. These data may not be available for programs whose applications are not processed by the Graduate Admissions office.

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