University of Minnesota-Rochester Admission RequirementsRochester, Minnesota
Chances of getting into University of Minnesota Rochester
How hard is it to get into University of Minnesota-Rochester and can I get accepted? The school has a 50% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in Minnesota for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 535 out of 1,080 applicants were admitted making University of Minnesota-Rochester a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 46 percent. Only 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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University of Minnesota-Rochester SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT5%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||510|
|SAT Math 25th||520|
|SAT Composite 25th||1030|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||550|
|SAT Math 75th||600|
|SAT Composite 75th||1140|
|Average SAT Score||1090|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Minnesota Rochester?
University of Minnesota Rochester typically requires applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 970. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. The school ranks #25 in Minnesota for highest average SAT composite score. 5 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|
|1140 and Above||Good||>63%|
|1085 to 1140||Avg +||50%-63%|
|1030 to 1085||Avg -||37%-50%|
|975 to 1030||Reach||26%-37%|
|Less than 975||Low||<26%|
University of Minnesota-Rochester ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT96%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|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-Rochester?
Admission data indicates that University of Minnesota-Rochester 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 #13 in Minnesota for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 96 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Minnesota Rochester.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>63%|
|24 to 26||Avg +||50%-63%|
|22 to 24||Avg -||37%-50%|
|20 to 22||Reach||26%-37%|
|Less than 20||Low||<26%|
University of Minnesota Rochester has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||34%||24%||32%|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Minnesota Rochester and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=456959 IPEDS survey data for University of Minnesota Rochester.
Frequently Asked Questions
5% of students submit their SAT scores to University of Minnesota-Rochester. 96% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
50% of those who apply are granted admission to University of Minnesota-Rochester. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1140. 5% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.