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UMN Morris Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to UMN Morris, the regular decision application deadline is August 1 and the fee for the application is $25.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for an application fee waiver.

UMN Morris Admissions Stats at a Glance

UMN Morris 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.6
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 26%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 9%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 90%
Waitlist No

Considering Applying Early to UMN Morris?

University of Minnesota, Morris does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to UMN Morris?

UMN Morris is a moderately difficult school to get into. UMN Morris evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, UMN Morris accepted 65% of students, around 2,709 of the 4,190 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like UMN Morris, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

What Does UMN Morris Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at UMN Morris

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Geographical Residence Considered
Class Rank Very Important
Work Experience Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Considered
Talent/Ability Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Volunteer Work Important

UMN Morris 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to UMN Morris must submit the following items. Double check with UMN Morris's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Interview
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into UMN Morris?

Students admitted to UMN Morris have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.

Out of all students that were admitted, 69% submitted a class rank. At UMN Morris 26% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 52% were in the top 25% and 86% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At University of Minnesota, Morris, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 69%
3.75 and 3.99 26.74%
3.50 and 3.74 25.64%
3.25 and 3.49 14.65%
3.00 and 3.24 10.26%
2.50 and 2.9 7.33%
2.00 and 2.49 0.73%

UMN Morris does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

UMN Morris is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 9% of UMN Morris's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 90% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for UMN Morris?

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What's a Good ACT Score for UMN Morris?

To be most competitive at UMN Morris, you should strive to earn between 21 and 28 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for UMN Morris's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.

A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for UMN Morris students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.

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Transferring to University of Minnesota, Morris

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to UMN Morris.

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is May 1.

Transfer students can enroll in UMN Morris during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term

UMN Morris Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to UMN Morris?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to UMN Morris.

Does UMN Morris accept transfer credits?

UMN Morris accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. UMN Morris accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • DSST/DANTES
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Does UMN Morris accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

UMN Morris accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to UMN Morris?

UMN Morris is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is UMN Morris's acceptance rate?

UMN Morris's acceptance rate is 65%.

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UMN Morris Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

65%

How hard is it to get into UMN Morris? UMN Morris is a somewhat selective institution. The UMN Morris acceptance rate is 65%. This means that the institution accepts 64 out of every 100 applicants.

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UMN Morris Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

May 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UMN Morris is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UMN Morris is May 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

UMN Morris ACT Scores

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ACT Range

21 - 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

28 and Above

Good

21 to 28

Avg

21 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to UMN Morris is 25. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into UMN Morris. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

UMN Morris SAT Scores

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UMN Morris GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.6

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At UMN Morris, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.6. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,339

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

65%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$13,578

Out-of-State

$15,632

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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