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.
Home 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.
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)
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 lightrail. The lightrail picks up just a short walk from campus and is accessible via skyway during the winter.