Geographic Profile of Students

Students’ permanent residence as of fall semester census date

Fall 2019

  • 3,033 degree-seeking students:
    • 49 US states plus District of Columbia
    • 43% from Minnesota (1,318)
    • top other US states: Illinois (304), Wisconsin (191),  California (107), Washington (80), Colorado (70)
    • 89 other countries (including 18 US citizens with foreign address)
    • 318 non-resident international students with citizenship from 91 countries (10.5%)
    • Top citizenship countries represented: China (48), Vietnam (25), India (21), Mexico (15), Armenia and Zimbabwe (10 each)
  • 806 new entering students in the Class of 2023:
    • 43 US states plus District of Columbia
    • 44% from Minnesota (354)
    • 41 other countries (including 3 US citizen with foreign address)
    • 88 non resident international students with citizenship from 46 countries (10.9%)
  • 16 non-degree-seeking international students from 9 countries

Fall 2018

  • 3,022 degree-seeking students:
    • 49 US states plus District of Columbia
    • 43% from Minnesota (1290)
    • top other US states: Illinois (330), Wisconsin (200), California (100), Iowa (78), Colorado (73)
    • 85 other countries
    • 301 non-resident international students with citizenship from 90 countries (10.0%)
    • Top citizenship countries represented: China (60), Vietnam (20), Mexico (15), India (14)
  • 809 new entering students in the Class of 2022:
    • 43 US states
    • 42.3% from Minnesota (342)
    • 49 other countries
    • 88 non resident international students with citizenship from 50 countries (10.9%)
  • 9 non-degree-seeking international students from 5 countries

Fall 2017

  • 3,004 degree-seeking students:
    • 49 US states plus District of Columbia
    • 43.4% from Minnesota (1303)
    • top other US states: Illinois (316), Wisconsin (213), California (97), Iowa (80), Colorado (74)
    • 79 other countries
    • 251 non-resident international students with citizenship from 76 countries (8.4%)
    • Top countries represented: China (54), Vietnam (21), India (11), South Korea (10)
  • 786 new entering students in the Class of 2021:
    • 40 US states plus District of Columbia
    • 47.4% from Minnesota (332)
    • 42 other countries
    • 84 non resident international students from 41 countries (10.7%)
  • 8 non-degree-seeking international students from 6 countries

Fall 2016

  • 2,991 degree-seeking students:
    • 49 US states plus District of Columbia
    • 42% from Minnesota (1249)
    • top other US states: Illinois (303), Wisconsin (215), California (111), Washington (93), Iowa (89)
    • 78 other countries
    • 231 non-resident international students with citizenship from 76 countries (7.7%)
    • Top countries represented: China (55), Vietnam (15), India (9),Netherlands (8), Norway (8), South Korea (8)
  • 824 new entering students in the Class of 2020:
    • 41 US states plus District of Columbia
    • 41.6% from Minnesota (343)
    • 37 other countries
    • 66 non resident international students from 35 countries (8.0%)
  • 9 non-degree-seeking international students from 6 countries

Fall 2015

  • 3,005 degree-seeking students:
    • 49 US states plus District of Columbia
    • 42% from Minnesota (1,274)
    • top other US states: Illinois (276), Wisconsin (229),  California (114), Iowa (94), Washington (93)
    • 79 other countries (including 5 US citizens with foreign address)
    • 217 non-resident international students with citizenship from 76 countries (7.2%)
    • top countries represented: China (55), Vietnam (12), India (10), South Korea (9), Nigeria (8), Norway (7)
  • 763 new entering students in the Class of 2019:
    • 41 US states plus District of Columbia
    • 39% from Minnesota (297)
    • 34 other countries
    • 65 non-resident international students from 34 countries (8.5%)
  • 39 non-degree-seeking international students from 8 countries