At UMR, we understand the process of applying to and selecting a college can be overwhelming. We hope this checklist will help.
✔️ Pay the application fee. You can pay by credit card via the online application or make a check payable to the University of Minnesota Rochester. The non-refundable application fee is $30. For incoming freshmen, UMR accepts application fee waivers. PSEO students are not required to pay the application fee and there is a fee waiver category for PSEO on the application
✔️ Submit official transcripts. First-year students - Must send official high school transcripts. If you have received a General Equivalency Diploma (GED), an official score report is required in addition to any available high school transcripts. Official college transcripts must be submitted for any PSEO and/or CIS work.
✔️ Complete your passion for health care short answer question (required for scholarship consideration). Students who succeed at UMR are passionate about health care. Please describe your passion to pursue a career in health care. Provide any examples of how you have developed your passion over the years.
✔️ Teacher Evaluation and/or letter of recommendation, Math or Science teachers preferred. (optional). Letters can be mailed or emailed (email@example.com) to us from the recommender themselves only or listed in the online application. Letters of recommendation are not considered for Health Professions students.
✔️ACT and/or SAT Reasoning scores (optional). Students can indicate on the application if they wish to have their test scores reviewed as part of the holistic review process.
✔️ Transfer students - Must send official college transcripts for all schools attended. Must also send official final high school transcripts if transferring with less than 30 credits.
✔️ We receive official transcripts through Common App, Naviance, Docufide/Parchment, Scrip-Safe, National Student Clearinghouse, ETX (Electronic Transcript Exchange) and Transcripts Network. You are also more than welcome to have your institution mail us an official sealed copy.
To view Admissions Application Process videos click this playlist below:
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Cronología de FAFSA en español
Lista de verificación de estudiantes admitidos en español
Lista de verificación de solicitud en español
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- August 1 - Application launches
- October 1 - FAFSA opens
- December 1 - Deadline for Scholarship Consideration and Early Assurance programs
- December - Finalists selected for Health Care Scholars Day and Early Assurance Interviews
- January/February - Interviews and selection for Health Care Scholars Day and Early Assurance programs
- February 1 - Housing Application opens.
- February 1 - Priority deadline for Transfer applications.
- May 1 - National Decision Day and Housing Application deadline
- May 1 - PSEO Application Deadline
- June/July - Summer Advising and Registration
- August - Move-In for Fall Housing