|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
The acceptance rate at University of North Dakota is 87%. It ranks #6 in North Dakota for lowest rate of acceptance. University of North Dakota is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 4,912 out of 5,662 applicants were admitted.
The school has challenging admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent (SAT 1000/1230 ACT 20/27). University of North Dakota typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.5. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 33% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. University of North Dakota is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||500|
|SAT Math 25th||500|
|SAT Composite 25th||1000|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||600|
|SAT Math 75th||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1230|
|Average SAT Score||1120|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of North Dakota?
University of North Dakota typically prefers applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 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 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. University of North Dakota ranks #2 in North Dakota for highest average SAT composite score. 11 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1230 and Above||Good||>92%|
|1115 to 1230||Avg +||87%-92%|
|1000 to 1115||Avg -||80%-87%|
|885 to 1000||Reach||70%-80%|
|Less than 885||Low||<70%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||23|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of North Dakota?
Admission data indicates that University of North Dakota regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #2 in North Dakota 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 North Dakota.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>92%|
|23 to 27||Avg +||87%-92%|
|20 to 23||Avg -||81%-87%|
|17 to 20||Reach||73%-81%|
|Less than 17||Low||<73%|
What GPA do you need to get into University of North Dakota?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into University of North Dakota. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of North Dakota was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #4 in North Dakota for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.5 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of North Dakota accepts 87% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||30.0%||Avg +|
|3.50 to 3.74||22.0%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.49||15.0%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.24||12.0%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||9.0%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||1.0%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||1.0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
78% of University of North Dakota freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||23%|
|Top 25% of class||48%|
|Top 50% of class||78%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||34%||32%||33%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to University of North Dakota is $35.
What are the requirements for admission to University of North Dakota and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=200280 IPEDS survey data for University of North Dakota.
11% of students submit their SAT scores to University of North Dakota. 91% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
87% of those who apply are granted admission to University of North Dakota. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1000 and 1230. 11% 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 20 and 27. 91% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.