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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. 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 select continue
  4. Log in with your email and password
  5. Complete and submit your application with the $40 non-refundable application fee

Step 2: Submit Additional Required Documents

Submit additional required documents to the Office of Admissions.

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. 

Additional required documents:

  • Official high school transcript
  • Senior year (12th grade) course schedule if not included on official transcript
  • ACT or SAT scores (optional)
  • 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

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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. 

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 select continue
  4. Log in with your email and password
  5. Complete and submit your application with the $40 non-refundable application fee

Step 2: Submit Additional Required Documents

Submit additional required documents to the Office of Admissions.

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. 

Additional required documents:

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

Send application materials to:

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

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 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 select continue
  4. Log in with your email and password
  5. Complete and submit your application with the $50 non-refundable application fee

Step 2: Submit 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