St. Cloud State University

St. Cloud, MN

St. Cloud State University

St. Cloud, MN

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Tuition & Fees

$8,779

$17,195

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
500
75th
650
25th
500
75th
24
25th
18
75th
25
25th
17
75th
24
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

19

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,845
Declined 1,406
Total Received 5,251
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Public

13,024

undergraduate students

2,302

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

St. Cloud State University, founded in 1869, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 108-acre campus is located in St. Cloud, MN, 70 miles from the Twin Cities.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 15,326
Established in 1869
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

100-acre campus in St. Cloud (population: 67,984), 70 miles from Minneapolis-St. Paul. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Minneapolis. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

St. Cloud State University
720 Fourth Avenue South
St. Cloud, MN
56301

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
17%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
63%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
20%
Top 1/2
64%
Bottom 1/2
36%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
500
75th
650
25th
500
75th
24
25th
18
75th
25
25th
17
75th
24
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) December 15
Application deadline (final deadline) August 11
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,845
Declined 1,406
Total Received 5,251

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

86%

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books

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Financial Aid

61%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$5,019

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,505
Room $5,860
Board $3,408
Additional fees $1,274
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $19,247
Average Financial Aid - $5,019
Total with Avg. Aid $14,228

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Financial Aid Office


P: 320 308-2047
F: 320 654-5424
financialaid@stcloudstate.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Ice hockey
Skiing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

bass fishing, climbing, crew, cricket, equestrian sports, hockey, judo, lacrosse, paintball, rugby, skydiving, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

bass fishing, climbing, crew, cricket, equestrian sports, judo, lacrosse, paintball, rugby, skydiving, soccer, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, ice hockey, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference, National Collegiate Hockey Conference, Western College Hockey Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Behavior Analysis.
Applied Economics.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Biotechnology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Community Health and Preventive Medicine.
Community Psychology.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer Software Engineering.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Earth Science Teacher Education.
Ecology.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language Teacher Education.
French Language and Literature.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language Teacher Education.
German Language and Literature.
Gerontology.
Graphic Design.
Health Teacher Education.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Hydrology and Water Resources Science.
Industrial Technology/Technician.
Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Insurance.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Relations and Affairs.
International/Globalization Studies.
Latin American Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician.
Manufacturing Engineering.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Materials Science.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist.
Medical Science/Scientist.
Meteorology.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics Teacher Education.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians, Other.
Real Estate.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist.
Science, Technology and Society.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology and Anthropology.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Statistics, General.
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling.
Surveying Technology/Surveying.
Systems Engineering.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
Women's Studies.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Management
  2. Liberal Studies
  3. Criminal Justice

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

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

15,326

total students

87%

in-state

13%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

85%

13,024
students

Female
54%
7,081

Male
46%
5,943

15%

2,302
students

Female
58%
1,337

Male
42%
965

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

57%

7,449
students

Female
52%
3,872

Male
48%
3,577

43%

5,575
students

Female
58%
3,209

Male
42%
2,366

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Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 1

Spring: January 10

Summer: June 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 91
Countries most often represented India
Nepal
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Sri Lanka
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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