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University of North Dakota Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into University of North Dakota

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
81.1%
Admission Difficulty for University of North Dakota
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into University of North Dakota and can I get accepted? The school has a 81% acceptance rate ranking it #6 in North Dakota for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,027 out of 4,964 applicants were admitted making University of North Dakota an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent. Only 42% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Requirements

You must 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 the COVID-19 pandemic.

University of North Dakota SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1010-1250
Applicants Submitting SAT
11%
SAT Scores for University of North Dakota
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1010
SAT Scores for University of North Dakota
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 630
SAT Composite 75th 1250
Average SAT Score 1130

SAT Scores you need to get in

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 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 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 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. The school ranks #3 in North Dakota for highest average SAT composite score. 11 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of North Dakota admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1250 and Above Good >88%
1130 to 1250 Avg + 81%-88%
1010 to 1130 Avg - 71%-81%
890 to 1010 Reach 60%-71%
Less than 890 Low <60%
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University of North Dakota ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
91%
ACT Scores for University of North Dakota
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for University of North Dakota
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 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 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of North Dakota admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >88%
23 to 26 Avg + 81%-88%
20 to 23 Avg - 71%-81%
17 to 20 Reach 60%-71%
Less than 17 Low <60%
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University of North Dakota GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

University of North Dakota has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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Admission Statistics

University of North Dakota admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,287 2,677 4,964
Accepted 1,888 2,139 4,027
Acceptance Rate 83% 80% 81%
Enrolled 787 886 1,673
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 42% 41% 42%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of North Dakota is $35.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of North Dakota and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of North Dakota Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of North Dakota
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

FAQs

Does University of North Dakota prefer SAT or ACT?

11% of students submit their SAT scores to University of North Dakota. 91% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of North Dakota?

81% 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.

What SAT score is required for University of North Dakota?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1010 and 1250. 11% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of North Dakota?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 26. 91% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.