Student Life

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Find out why Minnesota is a great place to live and learn.


Our students experience active, hands-on learning from day one. See sample classes for years 1 and 2. Learn about clerkships in years 3 and 4.


Research opportunities, simulation labs, and programs situated in rural, urban, and international settings—our students have a number of opportunities to develop individual learning experiences.


There’s no better way to get a feel for our Medical School than from students themselves. Prospective students can view current student profiles and learn why they chose the University of Minnesota.


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There are many reasons to choose the University of Minnesota Medical School for your medical education. And it just so happens that the state of Minnesota is a great place to live, work, and go to school. The University of Minnesota Medical School boasts two campuses, one in the Twin Cities, and one in Duluth. The Twin Cities campus is surrounded by excellent outdoor recreation, performance venues, museums and public transportation, whereas the Duluth campus has an engaging campus life with a small town feel.

To learn more about the Twin Cities campus community, click here

To learn more about the Duluth campus community, click here.


Community Service

Community service opportunities allow our medical school students to put to work the insights they’ve learned in the classroom and simulation labs. Opportunities include volunteering at the Community-University Health Care Center, joining a service-oriented medical student group or fraternity, participating in student service activities with the Center for Health Interprofessional Programs, and many more.