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How hard is it to get into Minnesota and can I get accepted? The school has a 52% acceptance rate ranking it #6 in Minnesota for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 22,541 out of 43,460 applicants were admitted making Minnesota 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 16 percent. University of Minnesota Twin Cities typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||620|
|SAT Math 25th||650|
|SAT Composite 25th||1270|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||710|
|SAT Math 75th||770|
|SAT Composite 75th||1480|
|Average SAT Score||1380|
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 15 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1270 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 1160. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1380 out of 1600. The school ranks #3 in Minnesota for highest average SAT composite score. 14 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1480 and Above||Good||>65%|
|1375 to 1480||Avg +||52%-65%|
|1270 to 1375||Avg -||39%-52%|
|1165 to 1270||Reach||27%-39%|
|Less than 1165||Low||<27%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||25|
|ACT Math 25th||25|
|ACT Composite 25th||26|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||33|
|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 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. The school ranks #3 in Minnesota 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.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|31 and Above||Good||>67%|
|28 to 31||Avg +||52%-67%|
|26 to 28||Avg -||41%-52%|
|24 to 26||Reach||32%-41%|
|Less than 24||Low||<32%|
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 52% of students who apply.
*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.
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||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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||27%||26%||27%|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Minnesota Twin Cities and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|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|
|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.
52% of those who apply are granted admission to Minnesota. Admission competition is low and the college has exceptional admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1270 and 1480. 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 26 and 31. 91% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.