University of Minnesota-Duluth Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of Minnesota Duluth
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into University of Minnesota-Duluth and can I get accepted? The school has a 77% acceptance rate ranking it #30 in Minnesota for lowest rate of acceptance. 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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University of Minnesota-Duluth SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT2%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||570|
|SAT Math 25th||560|
|SAT Composite 25th||1130|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||680|
|SAT Math 75th||660|
|SAT Composite 75th||1340|
|Average SAT Score||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. The school ranks #13 in Minnesota for highest average SAT composite score. 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.
|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%|
University of Minnesota-Duluth ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT99%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||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. The school ranks #11 in Minnesota for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 99 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Minnesota Duluth.
|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%|
Avg. High School GPA3.43
Typical High School GradesB+
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. The school ranks #14 in Minnesota for highest average GPA. 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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|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|
84% of University of Minnesota Duluth freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||32%||37%||34%|
Applications are DueAug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply291
Applicants have 291 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2020.
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|
|Nov 2||Nov 15|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 26||Nov 14|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Minnesota Duluth and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|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|
|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.