Freshmen Admissions | Undergraduate

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UND provides one of the best values of any college in the country.

Our combined tuition, fees and room/meal plans cost about $3,000 less per year than the national average for four-year doctoral universities. Plus, each year 76% of our undergrad students share more than $105 million in financial aid, including scholarships and waivers. On average, each of our students receives $12,700 annually in financial assistance.

UND Freshman Admissions

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Freshman Requirements

Learn about the high school and test score requirements to get into UND as a freshman.

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College Credits in High School

Jump-start your UND education by taking advanced coursework while you're still in high school.

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Freshman Housing

First-time freshman are required to live on campus. You'll be close to your classes and among friends.

New Freshman Scholarships

Academic Scholarships

UND's priority deadline for scholarships was February 1, 2022. You must be admitted, meet the scholarship criteria and pay your $200 enrollment confirmation deposit by July 1 to secure your new freshman scholarship for fall 2022. Students who submit their confirmation deposit after July 1 will not be eligible for our automatic scholarships.

Unweighted, Cumulative 
High School GPA
Scholarship Award
3.9+ GPA
($3,500 / year
for a maximum of 4 years)
3.7-3.89 GPA
($2,750 / year
for a maximum of 4 years) 
3.5-3.69 GPA

You're eligible to receive one scholarship award based on your unweighted, cumulative high school GPA. You must be a full-time student enrolled in at least 12 credits per semester to qualify. Renewal criteria apply. All scholarships are subject to change. As funding is available, scholarships will be awarded after the priority deadline.

National Merit Scholarships

If you're a National Merit Scholar Finalist or Semi-Finalist from North Dakota or Minnesota and select UND as your first choice on the National Merit Application, you'll receive a UND scholarship equivalent to full tuition and student fees.

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