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Applicant Status At University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

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Admissions Statistics

Overall Admissions Statistics
Total Applicants:43,048
Male Applicants:20,210
Female Applicants:22,838
Total Acceptances:19,121
Male Acceptances:8,928
Female Acceptances:10,193
Acceptance Rate:44%
Yield: ? 29%
Contact Admissions
Phone:(800) 752-1000
Application Information
Open Admissions:No
Common Application:No
Application Fee:$55
Application Web
Dates To Know Deadline Notification
Regular Decision Rolling Rolling
Must-Reply-By May 1
RequiredRecommendedNeither Required
Nor Recommended
HS Rank
HS Transcript
College Prep Courses
Freshmen Enrollment Statistics
Total Freshmen Enrollment:5,544
Full-Time Male Enrollment:2,627
Full-Time Female Enrollment:2,911
Part-Time Male Enrollment:2
Part-Time Female Enrollment:4
Waitlist Statistics
Applicants Placed: ? Not Reported
Applicants Accepting: ? Not Reported
Students Enrolled: ? Not Reported
Transfer Statistics
Applications Received:7,729
Applicants Accepted:2,981
Students Enrolled:1,949

Standardized Tests Statistics

Standardized Test Scores Critical Reading Math Writing Composite (out of)
SAT (25th - 75th Percentile) 550 - 690 620 - 740 570 - 670 1740 - 2100 (2400)
ACT (25th - 75th Percentile) 24 - 31 25 - 30 7 - 8 26 - 30 (36)
General Statistics
Top 10% of HS Class:43%
SAT/ACT Required:Either
Students Submitting SAT:14%
Students Submitting ACT:92%
SAT Subject Test Requirements
Not Reported

Facts & Statistics

Tips for Getting In
  • Aim for a high ACT/SAT score.
  • Apply early.
  • Be versatile.
  • Become a leader.
  • Challenge/prepare yourself with AP/honors classes.
  • Get involved in high school.
  • Get involved in sports.
  • Get involved with liberal arts.
  • Highlight your strengths, whatever they may be.
  • Keep up with a good GPA in high school.
  • Show off your resume.
  • Stay connected to your community.
  • Visit campus; explore the U and talk to faculty and students.
Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming To School
  • How bad the winters can be
  • How big the campus is
  • How good or bad the food is
  • How long the classes are if they are only two days a week and which teachers to avoid
  • How much there is to do in Minneapolis and St. Paul
  • Some of the common slang used by Minnesotans
  • What dorms were good to live in and which were not
  • What the dorm rooms looked like
  • Where to find jobs or job postings
Interviews & Information Sessions
Typically, information sessions are organized by college. For the schedule for each college, visit the Admissions website.
Campus Tours
There are three different types of tours: freshman, group, and transfer. Prospective students can register for any of them online.
Overnight Visits
Prospective students are not allowed to spend the night in the dorms.
Did You Know?
  • STEM visit day is a day for prospective transfer students interested in science, technology, engineering, and math to discuss academic options and support services offered at U of M.
  • The University of Minnesota does not offer transportation services to the visitors. But city transportation can be a good resource. Any other group needs can be addressed by calling (612) 625-2445 or emailing
  • Visitors with disabilities are encouraged to visit Disability Services while they are on campus (McNamara Alumni Center). If any visitors need special accommodations, requests can be made either my reservations online or by calling (612) 626-1333.
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