Twin Cities community

Downtown Minneapolis

‌The vibrant Minneapolis-St. Paul area is the business, entertainment, and cultural center of the upper Midwest. The scenery of this attractive metropolis includes contemporary skylines, historic architecture, and greenways of parks, lakes and the Mississippi and Minnesota rivers. 

Minneapolis infographicHome to a lively business community that features the Mall of America—the nation's largest shopping and entertainment complex—as well as 19 of Fortune 500's largest corporations, including Target, Best Buy, Cargill, General Mills, 3M, and UnitedHealth Group, the Twin Cities is well positioned among the nation's top metropolitan communities in business and industry. In addition, Minneapolis boasts the lowest unemployment rate among major U.S. cities

With its location in downtown Minneapolis, the School of Law is in the middle of the region's lively legal community.

Healthiest city in America
Most literate city in America
Cleanest city in America
Best city for parks
#2 city for recent college grads
#2 downtown in America
#2 most bike-friendly city in America
#4 city for job-seekers
#4 top American city overall
#4 city for women entrepreneurs
#5 city for music scene
#9 most walkable city in America
#9 most inventive city in the world

Twin Cities Attractions

Event Venues

Target Center (home of the MN Timberwolves and Lynx basketball teams, also a popular concert venue)

Target Field (home of the MN Twins baseball team, also hosts some concerts)

Xcel Energy Center (home of the MN Wild hockey team, also a popular concert venue)

Mall of America Field (home of the MN Vikings and host to other community events, currently under construction, scheduled to open in time for the 2016 NFL season)

Local Transportation

Bike Maps | Bike Walk Twin Cities

Metro Transit

Minneapolis - St. Paul International Airport - The MSP airport is less than 13 miles from the School of Law building and can be easily accessed through the Metro Transit light rail.  The light rail picks up just a short walk from campus and is accessible via skyway during the winter.

Why We're Here: Twin Cities