Academic Profile of Fall 2021 Admitted Freshman

The table below provides a general overview of the high school rank percentile and standardized test scores of freshman applicants admitted for Fall 2021 they are not admission criteria and they do not account for all of the factors considered in our application review. Overall, admitted freshmen:

  • Ranked in the top 15 percent of their high school classes
  • Received a 3.73 unweighted calculated grade point average (GPA)
  • Scored an average of 29.9 on the ACT composite*
  • Scored an average of 1402 on the SAT total*
  Average High School Rank Percentile Average High School GPA (unweighted) *Average ACT Composite *Average SAT Total
Biological Science  91.9 3.88 30.7 1413
Design 80.8 3.62 28.1 1342
Education and Human Development 78.9 3.61 26.9 1302
Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences 79.2 3.57 28.1 1346
Liberal Arts 81.1 3.65 28.9 1375
Management (Carlson School of) 90.2 3.81 30.2 1396
Science and Engineering 89.9 3.83 31.5 1431
School of Nursing 92.4 3.92 30.3 1378

*Please note: the University of Minnesota Twin Cities will not be requiring an ACT or SAT score for the 2022 undergraduate application.