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University of Minnesota

Seal of the Regents of the University of Minnesota
University information
NameUniversity of Minnesota,
Twin Cities
MottoCommune vinculum omnibus artibus (Latin)
Motto in EnglishA common bond for all the arts
TypePublic Flagship University
EndowmentUS$2.224 billion in 2006 (systemwide)
PresidentEric W. Kaler
ProvostE. Thomas Sullivan
Under graduates30519
Post graduates21202
CityMinneapolis and Saint Paul
Sports24 Varsity Teams
ColorsMaroon & Gold   
Athletic nicknameGolden Gophers
MascotGoldy Gopher
AthleticsNCAA Division I
Big Ten Conference
Western Collegiate Hockey Association
AffiliationsAssociation of American Universities
Committee on Institutional Cooperation

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The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (U of M) is a public research university located in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, United States. It is the oldest and largest part of the University of Minnesota system and has the fourth-largest main campus student body in the United States, with 51,721 students in 2010 2011. The university is considered a Public Ivy by Green's Guide.

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