Admissions Overview

University of Minnesota Admissions Overview

Curiosity is what drives us to discover. To keep questioning science, art, life, and opinion. To go beyond what we know. To uncover what we don’t. When you come curious to the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, you’ll master the skills, learn the facts, and make the connections you need to explore the world, secure a job, and find your future. In fact, when you bring curiosity to campus, the first thing you’ll find is that you fit right in.

Frequently Asked Questions about Freshman Admission

Our goal in the admissions review process is to enroll an academically qualified and diverse student body, which is essential to the University's mission. In doing so, the University's educational and social environment prepares students to contribute to and thrive in a global society. Learn more about our review process and admissions decisions

Frequently Asked Questions about International Admissions

The University of Minnesota Twin Cities is very proud of its long history of inclusive, global engagement, and the community we built that embraces diversity. For University of Minnesota admission purposes, you are considered an international student if you are not a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or refugee, and if you are on a temporary visa or require a visa to study in the United States. Learn more about international admission.

Frequently Asked Questions for Veterans

We welcome applications for admission from current or veteran service members. Additional information on student veterans orientation and veterans education benefits, can be found at the University Veterans Services resource site. Learn more about applying to the University as a veteran.