University of Minnesota-Duluth Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of Minnesota Duluth
How hard is it to get into University of Minnesota-Duluth and can I get accepted? The school has a 74% acceptance rate ranking it #27 in Minnesota for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 6,851 out of 9,218 applicants were admitted making University of Minnesota-Duluth a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 40 percent. University of Minnesota Duluth typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 32% 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 SAT3%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||570|
|SAT Math 25th||550|
|SAT Composite 25th||1120|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||660|
|SAT Math 75th||680|
|SAT Composite 75th||1340|
|Average SAT Score||1230|
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 37 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1120 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 1010. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1230 out of 1600. The school ranks #7 in Minnesota for highest average SAT composite score. 3 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||>83%|
|1230 to 1340||Avg +||74%-83%|
|1120 to 1230||Avg -||63%-74%|
|1010 to 1120||Reach||50%-63%|
|Less than 1010||Low||<50%|
University of Minnesota-Duluth ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT98%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||23|
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 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 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 #15 in Minnesota for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 98 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Minnesota Duluth.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>84%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||74%-84%|
|21 to 23||Avg -||65%-74%|
|19 to 21||Reach||55%-65%|
|Less than 19||Low||<55%|
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 #17 in Minnesota for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as University of Minnesota-Duluth accepts 74% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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)||31%||35%||32%|
Applications are DueAug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply123
Applicants have 123 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|
|May 2||May 15|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
3% of students submit their SAT scores to University of Minnesota-Duluth. 98% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
74% of those who apply are granted admission to University of Minnesota-Duluth. Admission competition is low and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1120 and 1340. 3% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.