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Why CLA?

Extraordinary Location: Part of the Twin Cities campus, CLA lies at the heart of a thriving metropolitan community. Become part of it through the arts scene, cultural events, through internships, volunteering, and service learning. Explore and take your education beyond the classroom.

Outstanding People: CLA's award-winning faculty include scholars and artists who change the world through ground-breaking research and innovative creative expression. Our students have won many of the most prestigious academic scholarships in the country. Connect with them. Find what drives you to discover.

Exceptional Opportunities: CLA and the U of M offer freshman seminars, hundreds of student groups, leadership development, internships, career services, and more than 65 majors and minors. Join in and make your mark.

Undergraduate Students

Discover CLA
Interested in attending CLA? Learn about our faculty, majors, opportunities, campus life, and more.
Transferring to CLA
Find information and resources for transferring from another school in the U of M system or elsewhere. Be sure to check out the Transfer Student Guide.
Office of Admissions
Learn about the U of M, apply online, schedule a visit, ask questions, and more.
Arrange a visit
Visits can be arranged online at least 1 week in advance. For visits within a week, call 1-800-752-1000 or 612-625-0000 (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Central).

Graduate Students

The U of M Graduate School
Learn more about the Graduate School, programs and rankings, financing, and more.
CLA Graduate Programs
Information CLA graduate students, including degrees and programs, funding, and professional development.
How to Apply
Apply online, find deadlines, forms, and other application information.
Wish You Were Here
What do you think of when you think Minnesota? Learn more about the state and Twin Cities and see why you might wish you were here.
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