Minnesota State University - Mankato: Ranking & Review

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United States
Top 7%

Minnesota State University - Mankato Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate61%59%62%
Enrolled undergraduates2,2661,0241,242
Enrolled total (including graduate students)14,7126,6118,101

5,789 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,162 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores0
Percent of students submitting SAT scores0%

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores2,074
Percent of students submitting ACT scores92%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $20. Application fee for graduates - $40.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Minnesota State University - Mankato Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,096 and other expenses per full academic year.

Minnesota State University - Mankato provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,940 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$7,178$15,230
Fees for full-time undergraduates$986$986
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$281$604
Tuition for Full-time graduates$7,120$7,120
Fees for full-time graduates$736$736
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$396$396

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2242142485
Health Professions and Related Programs37048418
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies14740187
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs15318171
Social Sciences2410816148
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1342136
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service123123
Biological and Biomedical Sciences9513108
Public Administration and Social Service Professions6338101
Visual and Performing Arts801191
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services4582789
English Language and Literature & Letters294978
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields70575
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences58361
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies43447
Transportation and Materials Moving3030
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics191029
Mathematics and Statistics91827
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies18624
Physical Sciences11516
Natural Resources and Conservation99
Architecture and Related Services55
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences33
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services22
Philosophy and Religious Studies22
Grand Total2122,37856853,163

A total of 2,590 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Minnesota State University - Mankato.

At the master's and doctor's level 573 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate48%44%51%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%
  • Part-time retention rate - 44%

General info

Alternative namesMSU Mankato
MottoBig Ideas. Real-world Thinking
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorspurple, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,289
Instructional FTE549
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitemankato.mnsu.edu
AddressSouth Rd and Ellis Ave
Mankato, Minnesota, 56001
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population10,000
Fax+1 (507) 389 1040

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