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Minneapolis, Minnesota

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
49.6%
Admission Difficulty for University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExceptional
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and can I get accepted? The school has a 50% acceptance rate. Last year, 21,681 out of 43,720 applicants were admitted making University of Minnesota-Twin Cities a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 14 percent. Only 29% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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University of Minnesota-Twin Cities SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1330-1510
Applicants Submitting SAT
13%
SAT Scores for University of Minnesota Twin Cities
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 660
SAT Math 25th 670
SAT Composite 25th 1330
SAT Scores for University of Minnesota Twin Cities
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 730
SAT Math 75th 780
SAT Composite 75th 1510
Average SAT Score 1420

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Minnesota Twin Cities?

University of Minnesota Twin Cities typically requires applicants to be in the top 10 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1330 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 1240. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1420 out of 1600. 13 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Minnesota Twin Cities admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1510 and Above Good >63%
1420 to 1510 Avg + 50%-63%
1330 to 1420 Avg - 37%-50%
1240 to 1330 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 1240 Low <26%
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University of Minnesota-Twin Cities ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
26-31 
Applicants Submitting ACT
92%
ACT Scores for University of Minnesota Twin Cities
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 25
ACT Math 25th 26
ACT Composite 25th 26
ACT Scores for University of Minnesota Twin Cities
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 32
ACT Math 75th 31
ACT Composite 75th 31
Average ACT Score 28

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Minnesota-Twin Cities?

Admission data indicates that University of Minnesota-Twin Cities regularly accepts students with ACT's of 26 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 18 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 92 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Minnesota Twin Cities.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Minnesota Twin Cities admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
31 and Above Good >65%
28 to 31 Avg + 50%-65%
26 to 28 Avg - 40%-50%
24 to 26 Reach 30%-40%
Less than 24 Low <30%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

High School Class Rank

82% of University of Minnesota Twin Cities freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Minnesota Twin Cities students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 45%
Top 25% of class 82%
Top 50% of class 99%
Bottom 50% of class 1%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

University of Minnesota Twin Cities admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 23,244 20,476 43,720
Accepted 11,988 9,693 21,681
Acceptance Rate 52% 47% 50%
Enrolled 3,352 2,843 6,195
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 28% 29% 29%

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

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

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=174066 IPEDS survey data for University of Minnesota Twin Cities.