University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of Minnesota Twin Cities
How hard is it to get into University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and can I get accepted? The school has a 50% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in Minnesota for lowest rate of acceptance. 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
Applicants Submitting SAT13%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||660|
|SAT Math 25th||670|
|SAT Composite 25th||1330|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||730|
|SAT Math 75th||780|
|SAT Composite 75th||1510|
|Average SAT Score||1420|
SAT Scores you need to get in
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. The school ranks #3 in Minnesota for highest average SAT composite score. 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.
|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%|
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT92%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||25|
|ACT Math 25th||26|
|ACT Composite 25th||26|
|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. The school ranks #3 in Minnesota for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 92 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Minnesota Twin Cities.
|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%|
University of Minnesota Twin Cities has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
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)||28%||29%||29%|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Minnesota Twin Cities and what considerations affect 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.