MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The University of Minnesota said it is looking to accept fewer transfer students, a plan that’s not going over well with the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.
According to the Pioneer Press, the U of M wants to trim transfers by eight percent over the next few years.READ MORE: Sheriff: Inmate Jesse James Crabtree 'Walked Away' From NERCC Prison
That breaks down to about 300 students.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: 80 Expected For Monday; Summery And Damp Week Ahead
The school said it will eliminate some volatility in transfer numbers that makes it hard to properly dispense resources.MORE NEWS: Girl In 'Very Critical Condition' After Being Shot At Minneapolis Birthday Party
But MnSCU officials said the plan hurts under-represented students and limits the state’s commitment to improve access to four-year degrees.