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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Department of Design, Housing, and Apparel

Minneapolis, MN

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Overview

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus / Department of Design, Housing, and Apparel is located in Minneapolis, MN.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Apparel
Master of Arts (MA) Apparel
Master of Arts (MA) Design communication
Master of Arts (MA) Housing studies
Master of Arts (MA) Interior design
Master of Science (MS) Apparel
Master of Science (MS) Design communication
Master of Science (MS) Housing studies
Master of Science (MS) Interior design
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Design communication
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Housing studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Interior design
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Interactive design
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate) Housing studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

37
Applied
20
Accepted
15
Enrolled
54%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 (preferred), portfolio, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 (preferred), portfolio, 3 letters of recommendation, writing sample
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 (preferred)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

69
Total Graduate Students
40%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
59%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.45%
Black or African American 1.45%
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (20%)
Female (79%)

Faculty

29
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 5
Male (7)
Female (22)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Housing policy and community development; consumer behavior; interactive design; design history; social, cultural, and behavioral issues related to designed environments
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
320,058

Location & Contact

Address 100 Church Street, SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455-0213
United States
Contact Becky Love Yust
Phone: 612-625-5000