Best Medical Schools in Minnesota

By | April 29, 2018

Welcome to Minnesota best medical schools. Our rankings are based on alumni reviews, research scores received, peer institution assessment and admissions statistics including averaged MCAT scores, undergraduate GPA as well as acceptance rates. Below we list top medical schools in Minnesota that are top ranked nationally. You can find tuition cost, total enrollment and composite MCAT score for each school.

  • TIMEDICTIONARY: Overview of major cities and towns in Minnesota. Includes history, population and geographical map of Minnesota.

Best Medical Schools in Minnesota

National Ranking Best Medical Programs
27 Mayo Medical School (Rochester, MN)
Acceptance rate: 1.9%
MCAT composite score: 10.9
Tuition: Full-time: $34,250
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.80
Total medical school enrollment: 191
Full-time faculty-student ratio: 12.9:1
NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions): $198.3

Mayo Medical School

40 University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)
Acceptance rate: 10.7%
MCAT composite score: 10.5
Tuition: Full-time: $35,700 (in-state), Full-time: $46,467 (out-of-state)
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.71
Total medical school enrollment: 986
Full-time faculty-student ratio: 1.6:1
NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions): $156.5

University of Minnesota Medical School

Population of Minnesota

More than 5,300,000 people live in the state of Minnesota (twenty-first in terms of population among US states). The average population density in the state is about 25 people per km 2 (31 places in the USA).

The largest cities in the state of Ohio are Minneapolis (more than 380,000 residents, forty-eighth place in the list of the largest cities in the USA), the capital of the state of Saint Paul (about 290,000 residents), Rochester (about 110,000 residents), Duluth (about 90,000 residents), Bloomington (over 80,000 residents), Brooklyn Park (over 75,000 residents) and Plymouth (over 70,000 residents).

The largest urban agglomeration in Minnesota was formed around the so-called “twin cities”, Minneapolis and Saint Paul. It is home to over 60% of the state’s population (about 3,300,000 people, sixteenth on the list of US metropolitan areas).

The racial composition of the population of Minnesota:

  • White – 85.3%
  • Black (African American) – 5.2%
  • Asians – about 4.0%
  • Native Americans (Indians or Eskimos of Alaska) – about 1.1%
  • Other races – about 1.9%
  • Two or more races – about 2.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino (of any race) – about 4.7%

The largest ethnic (national) groups among the population of the state of Minnesota:

  • Germans – about 38%
  • Norwegians – about 17%
  • Irish – about 12%
  • Swedes – about 9.5%
  • English – about 6.5%
  • Poles – about 5%
  • French – about 4%
  • Czechs – about 3.5%

The largest population groups in the state of Minnesota by religion:

  • Christians – about 84%, including:
    • Protestants – about 56%, including:
      • Lutherans – about 24%
      • Evangelists – about 21%
      • Baptists – about 5%
      • Methodists – about 4%
      • Presbyterians – about 2%
    • Catholics – about 28%
  • Jews – about 1%
  • Muslims – about 1%
  • Buddhists – about 1%
  • Atheists – about 13%