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First-Year Students

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Step 1: Apply Online

Eligible first-year students have completed or will complete a high school diploma or obtain a GED. Students must have no previous college work or have only completed college credits while enrolled in high school. 

Follow these step-by-step instructions to apply:

  1. Access the Online Application
  2. Click on "Create an account"
  3. Fill out the required fields and select continue
  4. Log in with your email and password
  5. Complete and submit your application with the $40 non-refundable application fee
  6. Submit the required documents in the section below

Apply Online

Step 2: Provide These Additional Required Documents

Provide additional required documents to the Office of Admissions.

Additional required documents:

  • High school transcript(s)
    • (unofficial transcripts are sufficient for currently enrolled students who have not graduated)
  • Senior year (12th grade) course schedule, if not included on the transcript
  • ACT or SAT scores (optional)
  • If applicable, college or university transcript(s)
    • (unofficial transcripts are sufficient for currently enrolled students)

Applicants can upload required documents via the Application Status Portal.

We will begin communicating admission decisions to applicants starting in October.

Transfer Students

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Step 1: Apply Online

Eligible transfer students have completed at least one college credit of baccalaureate-level coursework following high school graduation or equivalent.

Students who have previously attended UMD and are looking to re-enroll. Learn More.

If you are transferring from another University of Minnesota campus, please apply directly to UMD following the instructions below. 

Follow these step-by-step instructions:

  1. Access the Online Application
  2. Click on "Create an account"
  3. Fill out the required fields and select continue
  4. Log in with your email and password
  5. Complete and submit your application with the $40 non-refundable application fee
  6. Submit the required documents in the section below

Apply Online

Step 2: Submit These Additional Required Documents

Submit additional required documents to the Office of Admissions.

Additional required documents:

  • Official college or university transcript(s)
  • Official high school transcript(s)
  • ACT or SAT scores (optional)

Important note: The University of Minnesota Duluth Office of Admissions is requesting that you send all required documents electronically through the issuing source rather than through the mail. Sending through the mail may delay an admissions decision. 

Send application materials to:

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

We will begin communicating admission decisions to applicants starting in October.

International Students

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Step 1: Apply Online

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 their native country.

Follow these step-by-step instructions:

  1. Access the Online Application
  2. Click on "Create an account"
  3. Fill out the required fields and select continue
  4. Log in with your email and password
  5. Complete and submit your application with the $50 non-refundable application fee
  6. Submit the required documents in the section below

Apply Online

Step 2: Submit These Additional Required Documents

Additional documents are required. Learn about specific requirements here.

Important note: The University of Minnesota Duluth Office of Admissions is requesting that you send all required documents electronically through the issuing source rather than through the mail. Sending through the mail may delay an admissions decision. 

Send application materials to:

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

We will begin communicating admission decisions to applicants starting in October.