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The first year of the rest of your life.

The school you choose matters. You'll make friends here that will be with you for the rest of your life.

What do you look for in an applicant to UMD?

That’s an important question. And it deserves an important answer. Admission decisions are based upon the overall assessment of each student’s academic preparation and performance. Primary factors include completion of high school preparation requirements, high school grade point average, and ACT/SAT scores.

High School Preparation Requirements

For admission to UMD, students are required to complete certain high school preparation requirements. So learn more RIGHT HERE.

College Preparatory Examinations

All new entering students are required to submit scores from either the ACT or SAT exams.

I've taken AP, IB, CLEP, or PSEO classes (Non U of M). Will I get credit for my work?

Hey, way to go! And don’t worry; your hard work will be rewarded. In other words, yes. Learn more at these links:

Where should I send my application, High School & PSEO / CIS Transcripts, and any other documentation and correspondence?

Grab a pen and address that envelope to here:

UMD Admissions Processing
1049 University Drive; 123 DAdB 
Duluth, MN 55812

UMD is a small school with big opportunities in a variety of areas. Come join the excitement!

Meredith Olson | Chemical Engineering


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