The University of Minnesota is committed to the retention and success of all first-generation students. On the Twin Cities campus, 25.9% of undergraduate students are the first in their families to attend college. This includes 21.6% of incoming freshmen and 39.9% of new transfer students. Learn more from the resources below.
National First Generation College Celebration Day is on November 8, 2018. 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.