The University of Minnesota is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people. With a flagship campus in the heart of the Twin Cities, and four coordinate campuses across Minnesota, the U offers just the right learning environment for every student. One of the nations largest schools, the U offers baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees in virtually every fieldfrom medicine to business, law to liberal arts, and science and engineering to architecture. A testament to its growing prominence and appeal, the Us enrollment has reached 64,964 but a 16-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio ensures plenty of attention. Four-year graduation rates have doubled in recent years as students take advantage of free tuition for credits over 13 in a semester. Contributing to the Us academic prestige are 20 Nobel Laureates, 86 Guggenheim Fellows, and 2 MacArthur Geniuses on campus right now! The worlds largest collections of Sherlock Holmes literature, artifacts, and memorabilia are housed in the Us Andersen Library. The U brings the brainpower in the under-20 set with 101 National Merit Scholars in its current freshman classthats the second most in the Big Ten. Graduates stay where the business and entrepreneurial community thrives. With 20 Fortune 500 companies in the Twin Cities alone, its no wonder U alumni have founded more than 10,000 businesses in Minnesota.