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First-Year Students

Eligible first-year students have completed or will complete a high school diploma, or obtain a GED. Also, those students must have no previous college work, or have only completed college credits while enrolled in high school. Students can apply directly to UMD or by using the Common Application.

If you are applying directly to UMD, follow these step-by-step instructions:

  1. Access the Online Application
  2. Click on Create Account
  3. Fill out the required fields and submit your request
  4. Your PIN will be sent to your email address
  5. Submit your application and the $40 non-refundable application fee

Submit additional required documents to the Office of Admissions.

Additional required documents:

  • Official high school transcript
  • Senior year (12th grade) course schedule if not included on official transcript
  • Standardized test scores
    (ACT or SAT)
  • If applicable college or university transcript(s)
    (unofficial transcripts are sufficient)

Send application materials to:

UMD Admissions Processing
123 Darland Admin. Building
1049 University Drive
Duluth, MN 55812

Transfer Students

Eligible transfer students have completed at least one college credit of baccalaureate-level course work following high school graduation or equivalent. Students can apply directly to UMD or by using the Common Application.

Students transferring from another University of Minnesota campus. Apply Here.

If you are applying directly to UMD, follow these step-by-step instructions:

  1. Access the Online Application
  2. Click on Create Account
  3. Fill out the required fields and submit your request
  4. Your PIN will be sent to your email address
  5. Submit your application and the $40 non-refundable application fee

Submit additional required documents to the Office of Admissions.

Additional required documents:

  • Official college or university transcript(s)
  • Official high school transcript(s)
  • Standardized test scores
    (ACT or SAT)
    (Required for students with less than 26 transfer credits)

Send application materials to:

UMD Admissions Processing
123 Darland Admin. Building
1049 University Drive
Duluth, MN 55812

International Students

International applicants are evaluated on an individual basis, with consideration given to the academic record of each student in relation to the educational system of his or her native country. Students applying must show evidence of exceptional academic achievement and probability of success at UMD. Students can apply directly to UMD or by using the Common Application.

If you are applying directly to UMD, follow these step-by-step instructions:

  1. Access the Online Application
  2. Click on Create Account
  3. Fill out the required fields and submit your request
  4. Your PIN will be sent to your email address
  5. Submit your application and the $50 non-refundable application fee

Submit additional required documents to the Office of Admissions.

Additional required documents:

  • Official high school transcript
  • Senior year (12th grade) course schedule if not included on official transcript
  • TOEFL or IELTS Scores
  • Financial Certification Statement
  • Official College or University Transcripts (if applicable)
  • Transfer Release Form (transfer applicants)

Send application materials to:

UMD Admissions Processing
123 Darland Admin. Building
1049 University Drive
Duluth, MN 55812