Minnesota State University -- Mankato

Mankato, MN

Minnesota State University -- Mankato

Mankato, MN

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
2%
24-29
26%
18-23
60%
12-17
10%
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undergraduateRatios

NA%

male

NA%

female

22

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,490
Declined 3,859
Total Received 10,349
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Public

12,450

undergraduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 1,847
Established in 1868
Coeducational Coeducational

354-acre campus in Mankato (population: 39,528), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Minneapolis-St. Paul
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Minneapolis-St. Paul International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
23.4%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Events

  • Homecoming Events
  • Welcome Week Activities
  • Mavericks After Dark
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • Night Owl security program in residence halls, closed circuit cameras in parking lots

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
27%
Top 1/2
68%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
2%
24-29
26%
18-23
60%
12-17
10%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $20
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.4

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,490
Declined 3,859
Total Received 10,349

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA

Important

class rank
standardized test scores

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Ice hockey
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
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 Sports Men

Archery, Basketball, Bowling, Fencing, Football, Golf, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Basketball, Bowling, Fencing, Football, Golf, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Anatomy
Animal Physiology
Anthropology
Army JROTC/ROTC
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Astronomy
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
Behavioral Sciences
Biochemistry
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection, Other
Business Administration and Management, General
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
Chemistry, General
Child Development
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Civil Engineering, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Commercial and Advertising Art
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Engineering, General
Corrections
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Design and Applied Arts, Other
Developmental and Child Psychology
Dietetics/Dietitian
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Drawing
Ecology
Economics, General
Education, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Biology
Environmental Studies
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Services, Other
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
French Language and Literature
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health Teacher Education
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Information Science/Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Modern Languages
Music Management
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Natural Sciences
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Sciences
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Health, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Real Estate
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Rhetoric and Composition
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Sculpture
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, General
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
Urban Studies/Affairs
Voice and Opera
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

1,847

total students

83%

in-state

17%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

674%

12,450
students

Female
0%
0

Male
0%
0

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

Not reported

Not reported

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 77%
Student 4 year graduation rate 26%
Student 5 year graduation rate 19%
Student 6 year graduation rate 5%

Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
72%
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

932

Transfer students enrolled

50%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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