95
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus / Department of Family Social Science is located in Minneapolis, MN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (M Ed) Family education
Master of Arts (MA) Marriage and family therapy
Master of Arts (MA) Prevention science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Marriage and family therapy

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 18
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

57
Applied
35
Accepted
33
Enrolled
61%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (preferred)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (preferred)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards June 30
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

95
Total Graduate Students
36%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
63%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.16%
Black or African American 7.37%
White or Caucasian 74%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.11%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (89%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time (19)
Part-time (0)
Male (6)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ethnicity, culture and diverse families in social context; family stress, loss, and trauma; family finances; parenting; family transitions, and child adjustment in a family context
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,512,748

Location & Contact

Address 100 Church Street, SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455-0213
United States
Contact Dr. Lynne Borden
Head
Email: lmborden@umn.edu
Phone: 612-625-1900
Fax: 612-625-4227