Minnesota State University - Mankato Rankings

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In the World#1142 of 14178
In North America#366 of 2629
In the United States#329 of 2528
In Minnesota#6 of 49
In Mankato#1 of 2

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
63%
Average ACT
22
Aid receiving
88%
Undergraduates
12,490
Graduates
1,835
Male:Female Ratio
44:56
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Minnesota State University - Mankato Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate63%61%64%
Applicants10,3494,5415,808
Admissions6,4902,7923,698
Freshmen enrolled full time2,2609901,270
Freshmen enrolled part time27918

5,125 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,223 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
2,181 or 95%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Minnesota State University - Mankato are 19-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White10424 (73%)
Nonresident Alien1231 (9%)
Black or African American717 (5%)
Hispanic698 (5%)
Asian493 (3%)
Two or more races486 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown223 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native21 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander9 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$5,537
Students receiving aid
88%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$7,394$7,694
Tuition in-state$7,394$7,694
Tuition out-of-state$15,686$7,694
Fee in-district$1,044$780
Fee in-state$1,044$780
Fee out-of-state$1,044$780

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,926
Combined charge for room and board$9,854

Minnesota State University - Mankato Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse240
Business Administration and Management, General13217
Elementary Education and Teaching9615
Marketing & Marketing Management, General107
Speech Communication and Rhetoric9312
Information Technology6826
Biology & Biological Sciences, General885
Psychology, General90
Social Work6325
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies85
Accounting6519
Criminal Justice & Police Science74
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General5911
Finance, General70
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General62
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management4318
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General3325
Special Education and Teaching, General3424
Construction Management54
Dental Hygiene & Hygienist52
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other49
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General47
Mass Communication & Media Studies44
Aeronautics & Aviation & Aerospace Science and Technology, General41
English Language and Literature, General1920
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services351
Fine & Studio Arts, General34
Organizational Behavior Studies30
Community Health Services & Liaison & Counseling30
Automotive Engineering Technology & Technician29
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General254
Sociology272
Mechanical Engineering28
Reading Teacher Education28
Engineering, General27
Creative Writing718
Geography187
Mathematics, General1213
Manufacturing Engineering Technology & Technician195
Electrical and Electronics Engineering177
Educational Leadership and Administration, General213
Substance Abuse & Addiction Counseling22
History, General174
Spanish Language and Literature1110
Economics, General20
Computer Engineering, General19
Corrections18
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs18
Political Science and Government, General17
Civil Engineering, General17
Dance, General16
International Relations and Affairs15
Sports Studies15
Health Teacher Education113
Environmental Science121
International Business & Trade & Commerce13
Education, General13
Ethnic Studies84
Biochemistry12
Film & Cinema & Video Studies12
Educational & Instructional Technology12
Anthropology74
Secondary Education and Teaching11
Outdoor Education11
Public Administration11
Urban Studies & Affairs82
Industrial and Organizational Psychology10
English & Language Arts Teacher Education9
Art & Art Studies, General9
Women's Studies81
Nursing Science9
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist8
Clinical Psychology8
School Psychology71
City & Urban, Community and Regional Planning8
Music Management7
Social Studies Teacher Education7
Chemistry, General7
Art Teacher Education7
Geology & Earth Science, General6
Computer Engineering Technology & Technician6
Engineering & Industrial Management6
Statistics, General5
Physics, General23
School Librarian & School Library Media Specialist5
Adult Development and Aging5
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling & Counselor5
Nursing Education5
Biology Teacher Education4
German Language and Literature4
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General4
Philosophy4
Family and Consumer Sciences & Home Economics Teacher Education4
Athletic Training & Trainer4
Mathematics Teacher Education4
Exercise Physiology4
Statistics, Other4
Human Services, General4
Biotechnology3
Scandinavian Studies3
Cognitive Science3
Music, General21
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician3
Community Health and Preventive Medicine3
Earth Science Teacher Education2
Food Technology and Processing2
Social Sciences, General2
French Language and Literature2
Music Teacher Education2
General Literature2
Geographic Information Science and Cartography2
Conducting2
Physics Teacher Education1
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing1
Recording Arts Technology & Technician1
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1
Grand Total852,4165725
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate50%47%52%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%
  • Part-time retention rate - 65%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,895
Citations
53,585

Publication count by topic

Psychology
706
Computer science
259
Sociology
230
Medicine
225
Political science
153
Mathematics
142
Biology
137
Engineering
134
Business
132
Economics
107
Physics
95
Materials science
84
Chemistry
75
Geography
63
History
54
Geology
47
Art
43
Environmental science
39
Philosophy
17

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology7443,920
Psychology93114,460
Geography11711,416
Political science1206614
History123574
Economics12911,936
Business12911,914
Environmental science13512,287
Physics13893,381
Geology1576698
Medicine17255,496
Art172617
Philosophy179917
Biology19356,344
Computer science20982,201
Engineering2177888
Mathematics23021,149
Chemistry28001,939
Materials science3491391

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19902460
19911858
199230102
199338118
199439138
199529196
199639211
199744284
199837340
199934360
200037391
200154472
200252584
200341728
200458859
200565944
2006811201
20071121529
20081061831
20091272146
20101242379
20111312733
20121253056
20131243308
20141093659
20151433680
20161663941
20171493608
20181363099
20191483695
20201604255

General info

Alternative namesMSU Mankato
Founded1868
WikipediaMinnesota State University, Mankato
MottoBig Ideas. Real-world Thinking
Colorspurple, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff1,337
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

AddressSouth Rd and Ellis Ave
Mankato, Minnesota, 56001
United States
City population10,000
Phone5073891866
Fax+1 (507) 389 1040

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