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University of Minnesota-Morris Admission Requirements

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Your chances of getting into University of Minnesota Morris

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

77.7%
Admission Difficulty for University of Minnesota Morris
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Average 
Applicant Competition Very Low 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at University of Minnesota-Morris is 77.7%.  Its admission rate is the 22nd lowest in Minnesota.

Admission Selectivity

How hard is it to get into University of Minnesota-Morris and can you get accepted?

University of Minnesota Morris is an easy school to get into and you have a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission criteria. Last year, 2,096 out of the 2,699 who applied were admitted.

University of Minnesota Morris typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.54. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Can you get into University of Minnesota-Morris?

78% are accepted, can you get in? Use the admission calculator to see if you have the grades and test scores needed to get in. See your admission chances based on your extracurriculars, intended major, background, and more.

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Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to University of Minnesota Morris you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 3.54 or better
  • Earn B+ grades in high school
  • Score 1150 on the SAT
  • Score 24 on the ACT
  • Graduate in the top half of your high school class

University of Minnesota-Morris GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

3.54

Typical High School Grades 

B+

What GPA do you need to get into University of Minnesota Morris?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into University of Minnesota-Morris are to have around a 3.54 high school GPA. You are required to have very good grades in high school.

If your high school grades are above the average 3.54 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of Minnesota-Morris accepts 78% of applicants.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at University of Minnesota-Morris is 3.54 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B+ letter grades and regularly score around 87-89 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #13 in Minnesota for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since University of Minnesota-Morris is a test optional college, extra focus will be placed on your GPA when the school considers your application. As a result, it is very important that you meet the GPA requirements.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 3.5 GPA range.

Competitiveness by GPA Ranges

The table below outlines the number of admitted freshmen by GPA range as well as how competitive your GPA will be as compared with other applicants.

High School GPA's for admitted University of Minnesota Morris students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 12.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 25.0% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 21.0% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 17.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 13.0% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 11.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 1.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

 What do these chances mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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University of Minnesota-Morris SAT Scores

Testing Requirements

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required by University of Minnesota Morris. The school has a test blind policy.

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

1040-1250

Applicants Submitting SAT 

6%
SAT Scores for University of Minnesota Morris
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 510
Math 25th Percentile 530
Composite 25th Percentile 1040
SAT Scores for University of Minnesota Morris
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 620
Math 75th Percentile 630
Composite 75th Percentile 1250
Average SAT Score 1150

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for you to be admitted to University of Minnesota Morris?

Average Score & Range

The average SAT score at University of Minnesota-Morris is 1150 out of 1600 and the range for the middle 50% of accepted students is 1040-1250. Students who get into University of Minnesota Morris score in the top 53 percent of all SAT test takers..  University of Minnesota-Morris ranks #18 in the state of Minnesota for highest average SAT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

You should target scoring 1150 or above to be most competitive with other applicants. University of Minnesota-Morris regularly admits students with SAT scores down to 1040 on a 1600 scale. However, three quarter of admitted students score higher. If you score below a 1040, admission should be considered a reach. Some students may be accepted with minimum SAT's as low as 930, but scores this low are outside the normal range.

Score Submission Requirements

University of Minnesota Morris is a test optional school meaning do not have to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the college is "not considered for admission, even if submitted (test blind)".

View other colleges which accept students in the 1150 SAT score range.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The table below outlines your predicted admission chances based on SAT score alone. If you are an average applicant with a score of 1145, you have around a 78% chance of being admitted. A 1250 places you well ahead of most other applicants and gives you about a 87% chance of getting in.

University of Minnesota Morris admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1250 and Above Good >87%
1145 to 1250 Avg + 78%-87%
1040 to 1145 Avg - 65%-78%
935 to 1040 Reach 50%-65%
Less than 935 Low <50%
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University of Minnesota-Morris ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

21-28 

Applicants Submitting ACT 

95%
ACT Scores for University of Minnesota Morris
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 20
Math 25th Percentile 20
Composite 25th Percentile 21
ACT Scores for University of Minnesota Morris
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 27
Math 75th Percentile 27
Composite 75th Percentile 28
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Score Range

The average ACT score for admitted students to University of Minnesota-Morris is 24, while the middle 50% of students (25th to 75th percentile) score between a 21 and 28.  The school ranks #8 in Minnesota for highest average ACT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

For the best chance of admission, you should have an ACT of 24. This will place you in solid competition against other applicants. At a minimum, you should aim for a 21 and score in the score in the top 43 percent nationally. The lowest ACT score likely to be admitted is a 18.

Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 95 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Minnesota Morris.

Score Submission Requirements

You do not have to to submit ACT scores with your application as University of Minnesota Morris is test optional. The policy from the school on ACT scores is "not considered for admission, even if submitted (test blind)".

Find other colleges with similar ACT score requirements

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Here are your predicted chances of getting into University of Minnesota-Morris for different ACT score ranges. A typical applicant with a 24 score has around 78% chance of getting in. Your odds increase to about 88% with a 28 ACT score.

University of Minnesota Morris admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
28 and Above Good >88%
24 to 28 Avg + 78%-88%
21 to 24 Avg - 67%-78%
18 to 21 Reach 54%-67%
Less than 18 Low <54%
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High School Class Rank

80% of University of Minnesota Morris freshman are in the top half of their high school graduating class and 44% are in the top quarter.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Minnesota Morris students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 17%
Top 25% of class 44%
Top 50% of class 80%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Admission and enrollment rates by gender are detailed the the table below.

University of Minnesota Morris admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,447 1,235 2,699
Accepted 1,161 928 2,096
Acceptance Rate 80% 75% 78%
Enrolled 143 130 273
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 12% 14% 13%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Fall 2024 Application Deadline

Applications Due

Aug 1, 2024

Days left to Apply

17

Applicants have 17 days left until the Fall 2024 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2024.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Minnesota Morris is $30.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Minnesota Morris and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of Minnesota Morris Application Requirements
Test Scores Not considered for admission, even if submitted (Test Blind)
High School GPA Required to be considered for admission
High School Class Rank Required to be considered for admission
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required to be considered for admission
Recommendations Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Demonstration of Competencies Not considered for admission, even if submitted

Credits Accepted

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

Admission Requirements Summary

Because University of Minnesota Morris is lightly competitive to get into, you have a very good chance of acceptance with the right GPA and test scores. If you have a 3.54 GPA, you are almost certain to getting in. Combining this with an SAT score of 1150 and ACT of 24 will almost guarantee your admission.

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=174251 IPEDS survey data for University of Minnesota Morris.

FAQs

Does University of Minnesota Morris prefer SAT or ACT?

6% of students submit their SAT scores to University of Minnesota-Morris. 95% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of Minnesota Morris?

78% of those who apply are granted admission to University of Minnesota-Morris. Admission competition is and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for University of Minnesota Morris?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1040 and 1250. The average SAT score is 1145. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of Minnesota Morris?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 28. The average ACT score is 24. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.