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We are excited that you are interested in applying to the University of Minnesota Rochester! The Fall 2019 application is now open.

Application Steps (for incoming freshmen and BSHS transfer students)

Step 1: Complete online application

Step 2: Submit additional required documents

Freshman required documents:

Official High School Transcript
Standardized Test Scores - ACT or SAT
Official College or University Transcripts (if Applicable)

Transfer required documents:

Official College or University Transcripts
Official High School Transcripts and ACT or SAT scores (if less than 15 college credits completed)

Send application materials to:

UMR Admissions Processing
University of Minnesota Rochester
111 S Broadway
Suite 300
Rochester, MN 55904

Step 3: View Our Application Checklist

What we look for in an applicant:

UMR reviews each application holistically. We look at a student's GPA, ACT, STEM,  courses in progress and courses taken, as well as their application short answer and extra curriculars. We are looking for students who have a strong science and math background and have challenged themselves in STEM courses. Advanced coursework (AP, IB, PSEO courses) are highly recommended.


Once you have completed your application through the Common App, you will be emailed login information to your online application portal Embark UMR within a few days. Embark UMR is your place to:

  • Check the status of your application
  • View your application checklist to see what materials we may be missing
  • View your admission decision
  • You will receive an email once your admissions decision is available

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