Current Status

During the 2014-15 academic year, online and blended learning continued to grow at the University of Minnesota. The University now has more than 40 online and blended learning programs through its five campuses. Online enrollment numbers for 2014-15 were up five percent over the previous year.

In 2015, the Center for Educational Innovation is embarking on a benchmarking effort to identify the highest priority areas for investment and process change to better support the development and delivery of online and blended programs. For more information, contact elearn@umn.edu.

2014-15Courses

Total 

Enrollments

Unique 

Enrollments

UM Crookston Completely Online 398 7963 1817 Completely Online (Non-term) 0 0 0 Primarily Online 0 0 0 Partially Online 0 0 0   UM Duluth Completely Online 298 6030 3517 Completely Online (Non-term) 0 0 0 Primarily Online 47 645 345 Partially Online 127 2747 1937   UM Morris Completely Online 24 301 227 Completely Online (Non-term) 0 0 0 Primarily Online 1 1 1 Partially Online 3 47 47   UM Twin Cities (includes UM Rochester) Completely Online 818 27039 15590 Completely Online (Non-term) 372 5347 3962 Primarily Online 329 5836 3695 Partially Online 273 6853 4589   UM System TotalsCompletely Online15384133321151Completely Online (Non-term)37253473962Primarily Online37764824041Partially Online40396476567

Delivery Mode Explanation
Completely Online:                    No in-person meetings.
Completely Online (Non-term):  Same as above, but 9 mo. completion. Not financial aid eligible.
Primarily Online:                        1-3 face-to-face meetings.
Partially Online:                          More than 3 face-to-face meetings.

Data Explanation
# of Courses:                             Each course (i.e., HIST 1001) counted once per term per section.
Total Enrollment:                       Individual student counted once per course section per term.
Unique Enrollment:                    Individual student counted once per course type per year.