Experience Minneapolis!

United States Midwest Minneapolis

The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul have a population of 3.5 million people with the famous “Minnesota Nice” running through them, in no small part thanks to its Scandanavia roots and vibrant immigrant community. A successful, thriving metropolis—with 19 Fortune 500 companies—Minneapolis enjoys big-city opportunities but holds on to the small-town vibe it has had since Bob Dylan studied here.

Population: 3,499,000
Native language: English
Climate: Temperate
Type of area:
Great public transport

Where You Will Live

University of Minnesota

Its dedication and drive for discovery ranks the University of Minnesota in the top ten public research universities in the United States, and it has 27 Nobel Prize winning faculty and alumni. 

As an international student, you enjoy the genuine University of Minnesota welcome as you join this friendly community. Named as the nation’s cleanest and most literate city—and with the best parks—the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul have a population of 3.5 million people with the famous “Minnesota Nice” running through them.

The Twin Cities are home to 19 Fortune 500 companies, an international airport, convenient transit, award-winning arts, professional sports teams, and a culturally diverse community, making it a welcoming location for international students. With the two cities pooling their resources, you enjoy big-city opportunities in a small-town environment.

Learn more at University of Minnesota's official website

Student Health & Safety

We champion health, safety, and security. As part of IES Abroad, the largest study abroad organization in the United States, we have set the standard for health and safety in study abroad for decades. We plan for the ‘what if’, so you can get on with the experience of a lifetime.
International Health Insurance

International health insurance included in the cost of your program

24/7 Emergency Phone Support

Total coverage to support you while traveling and in your new city

Location-Specific Information

Health and safety information prepared based on your destination

Health In Your Language

Highly trained multilingual staff to connect you to healthcare providers

Secure Housing

Quality, safe, secure housing within close proximity to your classes

Dedicated Expertise

Protection by a Dean of Students Office advocating for your interests

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