The University of Minnesota opens its doors to all students of other nationalities provided they meet certain minimum requirements. However, you should always keep in mind that each year there are more applications for admission to this university, so the selection of students is made based on their academic qualifications and aptitude for studies that are interested.

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International students applying for admission to a university must have successfully completed their secondary education compulsory and it is important to have obtained good grades. In addition to the academic record will be assessed the results of the ACT or SAT, and other personal and professional characteristics, such practices in their industry or work, achievements and merits obtained, participation in extracurricular activities And of course, all those whose mother tongue is not English must submit scores on any of the English exam, either TOEFL, MELAB or IELTS.

On the website you can download the application form for admission of international students must submit to the university, and the certificate of finance. Bear in mind that each school may require its own admission requirements, so it is advisable to visit each school to inform you of them.On the other hand, to apply for admission to a postgraduate course you must have an average of 3.0 on the university degree obtained. If you meet this requirement, consult the catalog of masters and doctoral programs the university offers, and once you find one you like, contact the admissions office to inform you of the steps you take to enroll.


With the aim of providing a service the university community of decent housing, both within and near the campus, the Housing Office at the University of Minnesota manage a wide range of villas and apartments intended for students, researchers and teachers. In the residences, most rooms are single and are furnished with bed, wardrobe, double glazing, table, desk, chair, smoke detector and Internet connections and phone line. For its part, the student will be responsible to bring their own bedding, pillows, towels and other personal items that give that personal touch to the room.

On their website you will find a brief explanation, with pictures of each of the residential buildings, and two helpful guides: one on the residences, and one on the apartments. However, here is a list of buildings managed by this office:

– Bailey Hall
-Centennial Hall
-Comstock Hall
-Frontier Hall
-Middlebrook Hall
-Riverbend Commons
-Pioneer Hall
-Sanford Hall
-Territorial Hall
-University Village
-Wilkins Hall

Contact for students:

Any international student who enrolls at the University of Minnesota is required to notify the international student office . The success of this office lies in establishing interconnection between students from other countries and each of the departments and faculties that make up the university, making the first stay as pleasant as possible. Following this line, the office focuses on providing advice and assistance to these students, especially on issues related to accommodation, visas, transportation and, of course, subjects, teachers, departments and other academic issues.