The University of Minnesota is committed to the retention and success of all first-generation students. On the Twin Cities campus, 25% of undergraduate students are the first in their families to attend college. This includes 19.6% of incoming freshmen and 38% of new transfer students. Learn more from the resources below.
National First Generation College Celebration Day is on November 8. See the First Gen Proud website to join the celebration, read #UMNFirst stories and share your own, and learn more about how the U of M will be celebrating first-gen students.