The New Student's Reference Work/University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota, at Minneapolis, is a state institution and was first organized in 1851, but dates its actual beginning from its reorganization in 1868. The university comprises the graduate department, college of science, literature and the arts, college of engineering and the mechanic arts, school of mines, college of agriculture, college of law and department of medicine. It also has charge of the experiment-station and the geological and natural history survey. Students of both sexes are admitted, and the total enrollment, exclusive of summer schools, is 5,369. The faculty and instructors number 390. The library has 115,000 volumes. See Minnesota.