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University of Minnesota, Duluth

Overview
Type of school: Public institution
Year founded: 1947
Affiliation: None
Academic calendar: Semester
Undergraduate student body: 10,076
Environment: Urban
Endowment: $65,779,718
Admissions Address

1049 University Drive
Duluth, MN 55812-2496

Website

http://www.d.umn.edu

Admissions E-mail

umdadmis@d.umn.edu


 

QuickFacts
Selectivity: Selective
Send application by: August 1
Admissions Contact Information
Admissions director: Beth Esselstrom
Admissions office telephone: (218) 726-7171
Fall 2008 Admissions Deadlines Regular decision
Send application by: August 1
Decision sent by: Accept offer by: May 1
Early decision
Not offered
Early action
Not offered Application fee: $35
Is the fee refundable? No
Can fee be waived for students with financial need? No
Does school have a waiting list? No
Can admission be deferred? Yes
Accepted application formats:
Applications on floppy disks: No
Applications via E-mail: No
Electronic application:
 
http://www.d.umn.edu/admissions/online.html Tuition deposit: N/A
Room deposit: $200 (Partially 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 N/A
Mathematics 3 N/A
Science 3 N/A
Lab N/A N/A
Foreign language 2 N/A
Social studies 2 N/A
History N/A N/A
Academic electives N/A N/A
Total academic units 14 N/A

*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: August 1
Tests accepted for Fall 2008 entering class: ACT with writing
SAT Subject Test scores must be received by: N/A
 
Open admission policy? No
What is the relative importance of specific academic factors in admission decisions?
Rigor of secondary school record: Important
 
Class rank: Very important
Academic GPA: N/A
Standardized test scores: Very important
Application essay: Considered
Recommendation: Considered
What is the relative importance of specific nonacademic factors in admission decisions?
Interview: Considered
Extracurricular activities: Considered
Talent/ability: Considered
Character/personal qualities: Considered
First generation: N/A
Alumni/ae relation: Considered
Geographical residence: Not considered
State residency: Not considered
Religious affiliation/commitment: Not considered
Racial/ethnic status: Considered
Volunteer work: Not considered
Work experience: Not considered
Level of applicant's interest: N/A
2006-2007 Admissions Statistics
Selectivity: Selective
Overall acceptance rate: 76%
Early-decision acceptance rate: N/A
Early-action acceptance rate: N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early-action and early-decision students): 76%
Total applicants: 7,285
Total acceptances: 5,532
Total freshman enrollment: 2,315
 
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: 3,692
Male acceptances: 2,648
Male freshman enrollment: 1,195
 
Female applicants: 3,593
Female acceptances: 2,884
Female freshman enrollment: 1,120
Out-of-state freshmen: 87%
 
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: 15%
Top 25 percent of high school class: 40%
Top 50 percent of high school class: 82%
 
First-year students submitting high school class standing: 99%
Average high school GPA: N/A
 
First-year students submitting GPA: N/A
 
First-year students submitting SAT scores: 5%
SAT scores (25/75 percentile):
Critical Reading: 460 – 580
Math: 470 – 610
Combined: 930 – 1190

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  SAT Critical Reading SAT Math
700-800 N/A 6.0%
600-699 N/A 34.0%
500-599 N/A 31.0%
400-499 N/A 25.0%
300-399 N/A 4.0%
200-299 N/A N/A

 
First-year students submitting ACT scores: 99%
ACT scores (25/75 percentile):
English: 19 – 25
Math: 20 – 25
Composite: 20 – 25

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36 3.0% 6.0% 4.0%
24-29 39.0% 33.0% 42.0%
18-23 56.0% 52.0% 46.0%
12-17 2.0% 9.0% 8.0%
6-11 N/A N/A N/A
Below 6 N/A N/A N/A

 



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