CFANS by the Numbers
100 - Years of Homecoming at the University of Minnesota were celebrated this October.
15 - 17 -17 -29 - Four key rankings from a new U.S. News and World Report study of the world’s top universities. Three CFANS disciplines ranked in the top 20: Agricultural science, 15; animal science, 17; and ecology/environment, 17. Overall, the U of M was ranked as the 29th best university in the world.
1951-53 - Years when the Green Bay Packers held training camp on what was then known as the North Central School of Agriculture and is now the North Central Research and Outreach Center in Grand Rapids. During those years, the Packers practiced on a field that was once a cow pasture. Former players from the era claim that they practiced with cows, hogs and horses.
62.5 - Percentage of CFANS undergraduates who took more than 15 academic credits during spring semester 2014.