For admission purposes, you are considered an international student if:
- you are not a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or refugee, AND
- you require a visa to study in the United States or you are currently on a temporary visa.
Note: If you are a U.S. citizen living overseas, or have dual citizenship and plan on entering the U.S. on your U.S. passport, you should not apply as an international student. You can find additional admission information here.
The University of Minnesota Rochester offers one major for incoming international high school students, a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree. UMR's Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree will prepare international students for everything pre-health. Discover some of those careers here. The opportunities are endless! UMR is immersed in the heart of one of the nation’s most health-focused communities, students engage with medical professionals on a daily basis and graduate prepared to transform knowledge into discovery in the ever-changing world of health care.
International Students may also participate in UMR's Nursing Guarantee Option.
Before You Apply: Check out the links to the right to learn more about what you need to do before you apply to UMR.
International Admitted Students
Check out the links below for more information on what you need to complete before you arrive on campus.