Geographic Profile of Students

Students’ permanent residence as of fall semester census date

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

Fall 2014

  • 2,990 degree-seeking students:
    • 49 US states plus District of Columbia
    • 48% from Minnesota (1,344)
    • top other US states: Illinois (246), Wisconsin (240),  California (106), Iowa (96), Washington (90)
    • 73 other countries (including 27 US citizens with foreign address)
    • 206 non-resident international students with citizenship from 76 countries (6.9%)
    • top countries represented: China (48), India (12), South Korea (9), Vietnam (9), Nigeria (8), Norway (7)
  • 765 new entering students in the Class of 2018:
    • 45 US states plus District of Columbia
    • 44% from Minnesota (335)
    • 36 other countries (including 5 US citizen with foreign address)
    • 60 non-resident international students from 38 countries (7.8%)
  • 14 non-degree-seeking international students from 10 countries