A University of Minnesota Rochester student working at desk

Application Checklist and Timeline

Required: A strong passion for health care.

Application Checklist

At UMR, we understand the process of applying to and selecting a college can be overwhelming. We hope this checklist will help.

✔️ Complete the online application. Incoming freshmen may choose the Raptor App or Common App . Transfer and PSEO students must apply with the Raptor App.

✔️ Pay the application fee by credit card via the online application or by making 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. There is a fee waiver category for PSEO on the application.

✔️ Submit 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 completed PSEO and/or CIS work.

✔️ Transfer students must send official college transcripts for all schools attended and final high school transcripts if transferring with less than 30 credits.

✔️ Official Transcripts are received through Common App, Docufide/Parchment, Scrip-Safe, National Student Clearinghouse, ETX (Electronic Transcript Exchange) and Transcripts Network. You are welcome to have your institution mail sealed copy.

✔️ Complete your passion for health care short-answer question. 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 applyumr@r.umn.edu to Admissions from the recommender themselves only or listed in the online application. Letters of recommendation are not considered for Health Professions students. **A science teacher recommendation form is required for the Early Assurance PA program. The form is listed in the application**

✔️ACT and/or SAT Reasoning scores (optional). Students can indicate on the application if they wish to have test scores reviewed as part of the holistic review process. Scores should be sent to the University of Minnesota Rochester. UMR's test codes are: ACT - 2154, SAT - 5877.

Traducciones en español
Cronología de FAFSA en español
Lista de verificación de estudiantes admitidos en español
Lista de verificación de solicitud en español

Txhais ua lus hmoob
Txais cov tub ntxhais kawm ntawv txheeb ua lus Hmoob
Ntawv thov npe kawm ua lus Hmoob

Tarjumida Af-soomaaliga
Liistada hubinta ardayda ee Af-soomaaliga
Liiska Liistada Codsiga ee Afka Soomaaliga

Admissions Timeline:

  • August 1 - Application launches
  • December - FAFSA opens
  • December 1 - Deadline for maximum 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
  • May 1 - PSEO Application Deadline 
  • June 1 - Enrollment Confirmation Deadline and Housing Application Deadline
  • June/July - Summer Advising and Registration
  • August - Move-In for Fall Housing