University of Minnesota National Rankings:
20th in the Washington Monthly 2021 National University Rankings.
University of Minnesota Global Rankings:
40th in the world by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).
47th in the U.S. News & World Report in "Best Global University Rankings".
36th in Nature Index.
45th in The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR).
85th in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE).
University of Minnesota Research Classification:
R1: Doctoral University – Very High Research Activity in the Carnegie Classication of Institutions of Higher Education.