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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Overview
Type of school: Public institution
Year founded: 1851
Affiliation: None
Academic calendar: Semester
Undergraduate student body: 32,113
Environment: Urban
Endowment: $836,315,803
Admissions Address

100 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0213

Website

http://www.umn.edu

Admissions E-mail

N/A


 

QuickFacts
Selectivity: More Selective
Send application by: Rolling
Admissions Contact Information
Admissions director: Dr. Wayne Sigler
Admissions office telephone: (800) 752-1000
Fall 2008 Admissions Deadlines Regular decision
Send application by: Rolling
Decision sent by: Other
Accept offer by: May 1
Early decision
Not offered
Early action
Not offered Application fee: $45
Is the fee refundable? No
Can fee be waived for students with financial need? Yes
Does school have a waiting list? Yes
Can admission be deferred? Yes
Accepted application formats:
Applications on floppy disks: No
Applications via E-mail: No
Electronic application:
 
http://admissions.tc.umn.edu/ Tuition deposit: $135 (Nonrefundable)
Room deposit: $100 (Refundable)
Admissions Requirements
High school completion requirement: High school diploma is required and GED is accepted
General college-preparatory program: Required
Distribution of high school units required and/or recommended*
  Units Required Units Recommended
English 4 4
Mathematics 3 3
Science 3 3
Lab N/A N/A
Foreign language 2 2
Social studies 3 3
History 1 N/A
Academic electives N/A N/A
Total academic units 16 16

*One unit equals one year of study or its equivalent.
 
Campus visit: Recommended
Admissions interview: Neither required nor recommended
Off-campus interview: Not available
 
Does the college use SAT or ACT scores in admissions decisions for first-time, first-year applicants? Yes
SAT/ACT requirements: Either SAT or ACT required.
SAT/ACT scores must be received by: December 15
Tests accepted for Fall 2008 entering class: ACT with writing
SAT Subject Test scores must be received by: December 15
 
Open admission policy? No
What is the relative importance of specific academic factors in admission decisions?
Rigor of secondary school record: Very important
 
Class rank: Very important
Academic GPA: Very important
Standardized test scores: Very important
Application essay: Not considered
Recommendation: Not considered
What is the relative importance of specific nonacademic factors in admission decisions?
Interview: Not considered
Extracurricular activities: Considered
Talent/ability: Considered
Character/personal qualities: Considered
First generation: Considered
Alumni/ae relation: Considered
Geographical residence: Considered
State residency: Not considered
Religious affiliation/commitment: Not considered
Racial/ethnic status: Considered
Volunteer work: Considered
Work experience: Considered
Level of applicant's interest: Not considered
2006-2007 Admissions Statistics
Selectivity: More Selective
Overall acceptance rate: 57%
Early-decision acceptance rate: N/A
Early-action acceptance rate: N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early-action and early-decision students): 57%
Total applicants: 24,660
Total acceptances: 14,165
Total freshman enrollment: 5,439
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision: N/A
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision is not available for graphing.

 
Male applicants: 11,274
Male acceptances: 6,187
Male freshman enrollment: 2,463
 
Female applicants: 13,386
Female acceptances: 7,978
Female freshman enrollment: 2,976
Out-of-state freshmen: 34%
 
Qualified applicants offered a place on waiting list: N/A
Applicants accepting a place on waiting list: N/A
Students enrolled from waiting list: N/A

 2006-2007 Freshman Class Profile
Top 10 percent of high school class: 39%
Top 25 percent of high school class: 77%
Top 50 percent of high school class: 97%
 
First-year students submitting high school class standing: 86%
Average high school GPA: N/A
 
First-year students submitting GPA: N/A
 
First-year students submitting SAT scores: 17%
SAT scores (25/75 percentile):
Critical Reading: 540 – 670
Math: 580 – 690
Combined: 1120 – 1360

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  SAT Critical Reading SAT Math
700-800 14.3% 22.2%
600-699 40.7% 46.6%
500-599 30.9% 23.9%
400-499 11.6% 6.8%
300-399 2.1% 0.5%
200-299 0.4% 0.0%

 
First-year students submitting ACT scores: 96%
ACT scores (25/75 percentile):
English: 21 – 28
Math: 23 – 28
Composite: 23 – 28

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36 14.4% 16.8% 16.4%
24-29 54.6% 44.1% 52.3%
18-23 27.1% 31.0% 25.4%
12-17 3.9% 7.3% 5.9%
6-11 0.0% 0.9% 0.0%
Below 6 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

 



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