Tuition & Fees

$8,184

$16,236

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
3%
24-29
21%
18-23
54%
12-17
21%
6-11
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
36%
18-23
44%
12-17
16%
30-36
2%
24-29
29%
18-23
60%
12-17
9%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

23

students

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,141
Declined + 4,287
Total Received 11,428
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Public

13,098

undergraduate students

1,739

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 6677
ACT 2126
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Location

School Facts

Minnesota State University, Mankato, founded in 1867, is a public, comprehensive university that joined the state system in 1957. Its 354-acre campus is located in Mankato, 85 miles south of Minneapolis-St. Paul.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 14,837
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)

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Mankato, MN

354-acre campus in Mankato (population: 41,720), 85 miles from Minneapolis-St. Paul. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Minneapolis-St. Paul. Public transportation serves campus. School operates transportation to remote campus parking lots.

Minnesota State University — Mankato
South Road & Ellis Avenue
Mankato, MN 56001

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
23%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
84%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
27%
Top 1/2
67%
Bottom 1/2
33%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
3%
24-29
21%
18-23
54%
12-17
21%
6-11
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
36%
18-23
44%
12-17
16%
30-36
2%
24-29
29%
18-23
60%
12-17
9%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $20
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
ACT only Required of some

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,141
Declined + 4,287
Total Received 11,428

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Considered

Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Brian Jones
Director of Admissions
P: 800 722-0544
F: 507 389-1511
admissions@mnsu.edu

Financial Aid

74%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,396

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,184
Room & board $12,318
Books & supplies $900
Total $21,402
Average Financial Aid - $9,396
Total with Avg. Aid $12,006
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Other

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 627-3529
F: 507 389-2227
campushub@mnsu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Tyler Heu
Financial Aid Director
tyler.heu@mnsu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
football
golf
ice hockey
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

Aikido, Cricket, Fencing, Hockey, Judo, Karate, Kung Fu, Lacrosse, Paintball, Rugby, Self Defense, Soccer, Tae Kwon Do, Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

Aikido, Fencing, Judo, Karate, Kung Fu, Paintball, Rugby, Self Defense, Tae Kwon Do, Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Billiards, Bowling, Broomball, Cricket, Darts, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Foosball, Free Throw, Golf, Homerun Derby, Indoor Soccer, Kickball, Punt-Pass-Kick, Racquetball, Softball, Table Tennis, Tennis, Triathlon, Volleyball, Walleyball, Wrestling

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Athletic Directors

Kevin Buisman (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference, Western Collegiate Hockey Association
Mascot
Mavericks
School colors
purple and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Aging Studies
Alcohol/Drug Studies
American Indigenous Studies
Anthropology
Applied Organizational Studies
Art
Art History
Art Teaching
Automotive Engineering Technology
Aviation
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology Education
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Business Education
Chemistry
Chemistry Teaching
Choral Conducting
Civil Engineering
Clinical Psychology
Cognitive Studies
Communication Arts/Literature Education
Communication Disorders
Communication Studies
Communication/Composition
Community Health Education
Computer Application Development
Computer Engineering
Computer Engineering Technology
Computer Information Technology
Construction Management
Corrections
Creative Writing
Dance
Dance Education
Dental Hygiene
Earth Science
Earth Science Teaching
Economics
Educational Studies
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering Technology
Elementary Education
Engineering Management
English
English Literature
English Studies
Environmental Science
Ethnic Studies
Exercise Science
Family Consumer Science Education
Family Consumer Sciences
Film/Media Studies
Finance
Food Science Technology
Forensics
French
French Education
French Teaching
Gender/Women's Studies
Geographic Information Science
Geography
Geology
German
German Teaching
Health/Physical Education
History
Humanities
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Integrated Engineering
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
International Relations
Law Enforcement
Liberal Arts/Sciences
Life Science Teaching
Management
Management Information Systems
Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Marketing
Mass Media
Mathematics
Mathematics Teaching
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Laboratory Science
Music
Music Education
Music Industry
Music Industry/Audio Production
Nurse Educator
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nursing Science
Philosophy
Philosophy/Politics/Economics
Physics
Physics Education
Physics Teaching
Political Science
Psychology
Reading
Recreation/Parks/Leisure Services
Scandinavian Studies
School Health Education
Social Studies
Social Studies Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Sociology/Corrections
Sociology/Globalization Studies
Sociology/Human Service Planning/Administration
Spanish
Spanish Education
Spanish Teaching
Spanish for the Professions
Special Education
Special Education/Academic Behavioral Strategist
Special Education/Autism Spectrum Disorder
Sport Management
Statistics
Technical Communication
Theatre Arts
Urban Planning
Urban/Regional Studies
Wellness Coaching/Disease Prevention
Wind Band Conducting
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Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Home Economics
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

14,837

total students

84%

in-state

16%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

88%

13,098
students

Female
53%
6,901

Male
47%
6,197

12%

1,739
students

Female
62%
1,083

Male
38%
656

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

83%

10,988
students

Female
52%
5,632

Male
48%
5,356

17%

2,110
students

Female
61%
1,269

Male
39%
841

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Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

70%

Transfer applicants accepted

55%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

98

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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