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The U of M is Minnesota’s skilled workforce
Today marks the beginning of the Minnesota Legislature’s Easter/Passover break. All omnibus budget bills have now passed out of their respective committees, per the legislative deadlines. Several bills have also advanced through House Ways and Means and the Senate Finance Committee, and are now awaiting action by either the full House or Senate.
Number of international students studying at the U of M in 2015-16.
The U of M’s ranking among public universities in research spending.
Students in the Honors Program at the U of M Twin Cities.
Bachelor’s degree recipients with no student debt in 2016–17, up from 38 percent in 2012–13.
The Minnesota House of Representatives unveiled its higher education omnibus finance bill this week, and it includes $114 million for the University of Minnesota— $27 million above the University’s $87 million request.
On = March 22, Governor Walz released his revised budget recommendations for FY2020-21. Today, the House DFL majority released its budget targets. The House proposed a $304.9 million increase for higher education, which includes the University of Minnesota, Minnesota State, and the Office of Higher Education.
It’s first deadline week at the Minnesota State Capitol, with legislators from both bodies moving swiftly to advance their policy bills before the clock strikes midnight tonight. Bill deadlines winnow the number of bills moving forward for the remainder of the session, as well as identify additional priorities for the parties.