The acceptance rate at Minnesota is 70%. It ranks #17 in Minnesota for lowest rate of acceptance. Minnesota is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 26,628 out of 38,237 applicants were admitted.
The school has very high admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 20 percent (SAT 1240/1460 ACT 25/31). University of Minnesota Twin Cities typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.75. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. University of Minnesota Twin Cities is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||600|
|SAT Math 25th||640|
|SAT Composite 25th||1240|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||700|
|SAT Math 75th||760|
|SAT Composite 75th||1460|
|Average SAT Score||1350
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Minnesota Twin Cities?
University of Minnesota Twin Cities typically prefers applicants to be in the top 19 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1240 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 1130. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1350 out of 1600. Minnesota ranks #3 in Minnesota and #82 in the nation for highest average SAT composite score. 14 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||24|
|ACT Math 25th||25|
|ACT Composite 25th||25|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||32|
|ACT Math 75th||30|
|ACT Composite 75th||31|
|Average ACT Score||28
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Minnesota?
Admission data indicates that Minnesota regularly accepts students with ACT's of 25 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 22 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 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. The school ranks #3 in Minnesota and #147 in the U.S. for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Minnesota Twin Cities.
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What GPA do you need to get into University of Minnesota Twin Cities?
Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into Minnesota. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Minnesota Twin Cities was 3.75 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #3 in Minnesota for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Minnesota accepts 70% of students who apply.
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*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.75 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.
80.5% of University of Minnesota Twin Cities freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||48.6%|
|Top 25% of class||80.5%|
|Top 50% of class||98%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||23%||22%||22%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Minnesota Twin Cities is $55.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Minnesota Twin Cities and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Considered but not required|
|High School Class Rank||Considered but not required|
|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=174066 IPEDS survey data for University of Minnesota Twin Cities.
14% of students submit their SAT scores to Minnesota. 91% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
70% of those who apply are granted admission to Minnesota. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1240 and 1460. 14% 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 25 and 31. 91% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.