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Education requirements

The University of Minnesota and its faculty are committed to providing an education that invites you to investigate the world from new perspectives, learn new ways of thinking, and grow as an active citizen and lifelong learner. If you are unsure which degree requirements apply to you, contact your academic advisor.

Current Liberal Education requirements

Liberal Education (LE) is an essential part of your undergraduate education at the University of Minnesota.  If you are unsure which requirements apply to you, contact your academic advisor.

Important Dates

Academics

Fri, Jul 30, 2021 Regular and second half summer session last day of classes
Fri, Aug 20, 2021 Second 7-week and full summer session last day of classes
Mon, Aug 30, 2021 First half semester and full semester begin