University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering

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University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering
Motto Inventing Tomorrow
Type Public
Established 1935
Dean Steven L. Crouch [2]
Academic staff
400 tenured and tenure-track faculty members
Students 6954 students (4430 Undergraduate; 2524 Graduate)
Location Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
Campus Urban

The College of Science and Engineering (CSE) is one of the colleges of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota. On July 1, 2010, the college was officially renamed from the Institute of Technology (IT).[1] It was created in 1935 by bringing together the University’s programs in engineering, mining, architecture, and chemistry. Today, CSE contains 12 departments and 24 research centers that focus on engineering, the physical sciences, and mathematics.[2]


The programs offered by the College of Science and Engineering are rated among the best in the nation,[3] particularly in Chemical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.[4]


Keller Hall (formerly EE/CS building)

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  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ College of Science and Engineering: The Institute of Technology Years (1935-2010), edited by Thomas J. Misa and Robert W. Seidel (Charles Babbage Institute, 2010). ISBN 978-0-557-69194-4
  3. ^ National Rankings for IT Programs
  4. ^ America's Best Colleges 2008: Chemical
  5. ^ IT Departments

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