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University of Minnesota-Duluth Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

76.6%
Admission Difficulty for University of Minnesota Duluth
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into University of Minnesota-Duluth? The school has a 77% acceptance rate. Last year, 6,660 out of 8,693 applicants were admitted making University of Minnesota Duluth an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 36 percent. University of Minnesota Duluth typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 34% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1130-1340
Applicants Submitting SAT
2%
SAT Scores for University of Minnesota Duluth
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 560
SAT Composite 25th 1130
SAT Scores for University of Minnesota Duluth
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 680
SAT Math 75th 660
SAT Composite 75th 1340
Estimated Average SAT 1240
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Minnesota Duluth?

University of Minnesota Duluth typically requires applicants to be in the top 36 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1130 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1020. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1240 out of 1600. 2 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Minnesota Duluth admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1340 and Above Good >85%
1235 to 1340 Avg + 77%-85%
1130 to 1235 Avg - 66%-77%
1025 to 1130 Reach 54%-66%
Less than 1025 Low <54%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
22-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
99%
ACT Scores for University of Minnesota Duluth
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 21
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for University of Minnesota Duluth
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 26
Estimated Average ACT 24
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Minnesota-Duluth?

Admission data indicates that University of Minnesota-Duluth regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 99 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Minnesota Duluth.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Minnesota Duluth admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >85%
24 to 26 Avg + 77%-85%
22 to 24 Avg - 66%-77%
20 to 22 Reach 54%-66%
Less than 20 Low <54%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.43
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into University of Minnesota Duluth. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Minnesota Duluth was 3.43 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.43 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of Minnesota-Duluth accepts 77% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Minnesota Duluth students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 24% Good
3.50 to 3.75 22% Good
3.25 to 3.50 22% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 20% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 12% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

84% of University of Minnesota Duluth freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Minnesota Duluth students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 16%
Top 25% of class 44%
Top 50% of class 84%
Bottom 50% of class 16%
Bottom 25% of class 1%

Admission Statistics

University of Minnesota Duluth admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,508 4,185 8,693
Accepted 3,628 3,032 6,660
Acceptance Rate 80% 72% 77%
Enrolled 1,153 1,122 2,275
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 32% 37% 34%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
97

Applicants have 97 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2019.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to University of Minnesota-Duluth before the Aug 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
May 4 May 17
Jun 1 Jul 10
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 8 Jun 18
Jul 13 Jul 23

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Minnesota Duluth and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Minnesota Duluth Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Minnesota Duluth
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=174233 IPEDS survey data for University of Minnesota Duluth.