Minnesota State University - Mankato: Statistics

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#1505 of 14,131 In the World
#429 of 2,597 In North America
#385 of 2,496 In the United States
#7 of 48 In Minnesota
#1 of 2 In Mankato
#352 of 1,044 For Social Work
Top50% For 14 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
67%
Average ACT
22
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
12,938
Graduates
1,823
Male:Female Ratio
43:57
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Minnesota State University - Mankato Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 67% 65% 69%
Applicants 10,411 4,389 6,022
Admissions 7,002 2,848 4,154
Freshmen enrolled full time 2,216 917 1,299
Freshmen enrolled part time 68 28 40

5,609 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,158 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
2,149 or 94%
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
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
SAT/ACT Considered but not 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

White 10592 (72%)
Nonresident Alien 1170 (8%)
Black or African American 823 (6%)
Hispanic 771 (5%)
Asian 532 (4%)
Two or more races 502 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 322 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 18 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 8 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$3,778
Students receiving aid
99%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $7,504$7,994
Tuition in-state $7,504$7,994
Tuition out-of-state $15,922$7,994
Fee in-district $1,062$794
Fee in-state $1,062$794
Fee out-of-state $1,062$794

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 2,926
Combined charge for room and board $10,078

Minnesota State University - Mankato Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 229
Elementary Education and Teaching 103 21
Business Administration and Management, General 105 17
Psychology, General 119
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 100 8
Information Technology 89 16
Accounting 87 15
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 80 15
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 93
Social Work 61 30
Finance, General 80
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 67 10
Criminal Justice & Police Science 66
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 65
Special Education and Teaching, General 39 22
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General 60
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 42 11
Construction Management, General 49
Dental Hygiene & Hygienist 47
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 24 22
Aeronautics & Aviation & Aerospace Science and Technology, General 45
Engineering, General 39 4
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General 41
Mechanical Engineering 39
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 32 6
Organizational Behavior Studies 38
English Language and Literature, General 15 21
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 30 5
Mass Communication & Media Studies 35
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 34
Fine & Studio Arts, General 31
History, General 28 3
Automotive Engineering Technology & Technician 28
Manufacturing Engineering Technology & Technician 24 4
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 28
Reading Teacher Education 26
Civil Engineering, General 25
Community Health Services & Liaison & Counseling 25
Economics, General 25
Substance Abuse & Addiction Counseling 24
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 17 4
Educational & Instructional Technology 20
Sociology, General 20
Nursing Science 14 5
Creative Writing 5 13
Education, General 18
Anthropology, General 9 8
Geography 11 5
Women's Studies 12 4
Athletic Training & Trainer 15
Public Administration 15
Clinical Psychology 14
Mathematics, General 7 7
Sports Studies 14
Computer Engineering, General 13
Political Science and Government, General 13
School Psychology 10 3
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs 12
Health Teacher Education 7 5
International Business & Trade & Commerce 12
Spanish Language and Literature 6 6
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 11
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology 11
International Relations and Affairs 11
Biochemistry 10
Corrections 9 1
Family and Consumer Sciences & Home Economics Teacher Education 10
Urban Studies & Affairs 8 2
Dance, General 9
Industrial and Organizational Psychology 9
Community Health and Preventive Medicine 8
Environmental Science 7 1
Geology & Earth Science, General 8
Music Management 8
Secondary Education and Teaching 8
Art & Art Studies, General 4 3
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist 7
Ethnic Studies 4 3
Film & Cinema & Media Studies 7
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling & Counselor 7
Biotechnology 6
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician 6
Outdoor Education 6
School Librarian & School Library Media Specialist 6
Mathematics Teacher Education 5
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General 5
Music Teacher Education 5
Music, General 4 1
Physics, General 3 2
Social Studies Teacher Education 5
Adult Development and Aging 4
Art Teacher Education 4
Biology Teacher Education 4
Chemistry, General 4
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 4
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 4
French Language and Literature 4
Public Health Education and Promotion 4
Cognitive Science, General 3
Philosophy 3
Spanish Language Teacher Education 3
Statistics, General 3
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 2
Computer Engineering Technology & Technician 2
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 2
Engineering & Industrial Management 2
Human Services, General 2
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 2
Scandinavian Studies 2
Social Sciences, General 2
Statistics, Other 2
American Indian & Native American Studies 1
City & Urban, Community, and Regional Planning 1
General Literature 1
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 1
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 1
Physics Teacher Education 1
Grand Total 65 2,390 586 18
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 51% 45% 56%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%
  • Part-time retention rate - 57%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,582
Citations
48,843

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
799 / 11,588
Psychology
596 / 16,392
Medicine
531 / 14,813
Business
321 / 5,248
Engineering
308 / 3,727
Computer Science
259 / 3,021
Mathematics
239 / 3,215
Environmental Science
220 / 6,524
Physics
212 / 4,615
Sociology
210 / 2,737
Social Psychology
176 / 6,430
Biology
172 / 8,262
Health Science
171 / 3,115
Art & Design
164 / 1,534
Economics
164 / 2,499
Education Majors
157 / 3,631
Math Teachers
152 / 2,430
Chemistry
147 / 1,709
Political Science
142 / 520
Communications and Public Relations
96 / 772
Child Psychology
94 / 2,353
Materials Science
88 / 461
Demography
78 / 1,969
Nursing
74 / 1,995
Clinical Psychology
73 / 1,760
Astrophysics and Astronomy
72 / 3,309
Investment Banking and Stock trading
61 / 573
Marketing
53 / 1,106
Multimedia
52 / 631
Public Health
51 / 1,152
Geography and Cartography
50 / 920
Psychiatry
48 / 2,446
Ecology
47 / 1,801
Gender Studies
45 / 484
Finance
45 / 440
Geology
45 / 629
Law
40 / 112
History
39 / 31
Environmental Management
37 / 1,010
Healthcare Management (MHA)
37 / 729

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 19 58
1992 32 103
1993 38 129
1994 43 152
1995 31 208
1996 41 217
1997 49 299
1998 39 378
1999 37 408
2000 53 453
2001 56 536
2002 58 646
2003 43 779
2004 63 941
2005 67 991
2006 87 1311
2007 120 1671
2008 119 1950
2009 139 2346
2010 146 2598
2011 140 2976
2012 130 3326
2013 130 3629
2014 116 3986
2015 151 4034
2016 172 4331
2017 152 4083
2018 150 3858
2019 151 4428
2020 215 5214
2021 141 5870

Minnesota State University - Mankato alumni

  1. Tim Walz

    Tim Walz
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Enrolled in Minnesota State University - Mankato
    In 2001 graduated with Master of Science
    Occupations
    military personneleducatorAmerican football coachpolitician
    Biography

    Timothy James Walz is an American politician, veteran, and retired teacher. A member of the Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), he has served as the 41st governor of Minnesota since 2019.

  2. Glen Taylor

    Glen Taylor
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1941-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Glen Allen Taylor is an American billionaire business magnate and politician from Minnesota. A self-made businessman, Taylor made his fortune from being the founder and owner of Minnesota-based Taylor Corporation, one of the largest graphic communication companies in the United States.

  3. David Backes

    David Backes
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    David Anthony Backes is an American former professional ice hockey forward. He played for fifteen seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) as a member of the St. Louis Blues, Boston Bruins and Anaheim Ducks. Backes was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, but grew up in Spring Lake Park, Minnesota.

  4. Tyler Pitlick

    Tyler Pitlick
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Tyler Pitlick is an American professional ice hockey forward currently playing for the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round (31st overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

General info

Alternative names MSU Mankato
Founded 1868
Motto Big Ideas. Real-world Thinking
Colors purple, gold
Academic Calendar August to May (August - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff 1,338
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address South Rd and Ellis Ave
Mankato, Minnesota, 56001
United States
City population 44,000
Phone 5073891866
Fax +1 (507) 389 1040

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