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International Undergraduate Admissions

Navigate the page below for information regarding the admissions process for international students.

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 Early Assurance Nursing.

International Student Admissions Rep:
Ryan Engelman
Phone: 507-517-4136 |

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.

Important Information for Admitted International Students (PDF)

Financial Certification Statement (PDF)

SpanTran is our recommended international transcript evaluation service. They have created a custom application for University of Minnesota Rochester that will make sure you select the right kind of evaluation at a discounted rate. You can access their application SpanTran Application - University of Minnesota Rochester

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