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University of Minnesota-Rochester Admission Requirements

Rochester, Minnesota

Chances of getting into University of Minnesota Rochester

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
49.5%
Admission Difficulty for University of Minnesota Rochester
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionAverage

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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1030-1140
Applicants Submitting SAT
5%
SAT Scores for University of Minnesota Rochester
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for University of Minnesota Rochester
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 550
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1140
Average SAT Score 1090

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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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Minnesota Rochester admission chances by SAT score
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%
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University of Minnesota-Rochester ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
96%
ACT Scores for University of Minnesota Rochester
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 21
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for University of Minnesota Rochester
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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Minnesota Rochester admission chances by ACT score
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%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

University of Minnesota Rochester has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

University of Minnesota Rochester admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 721 359 1,080
Accepted 402 133 535
Acceptance Rate 56% 37% 50%
Enrolled 137 32 169
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 34% 24% 32%

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Minnesota Rochester
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 26. 96% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.