Minot State University Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#3558 of 14,131 In the World
#1029 of 2,597 In North America
#960 of 2,496 In the United States
#3 of 14 In North Dakota
#626 of 1,000 For Sexology
#2200 of 3,654 For Psychology

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
77%
Average SAT
975
Average ACT
21
Aid receiving
93%
Undergraduates
2,656
Graduates
264
Male:Female Ratio
37:63
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate
Website
minotstateu.edu

Minot State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 77% 79% 76%
Applicants 750 315 435
Admissions 580 250 330
Freshmen enrolled full time 374 157 217
Freshmen enrolled part time 22 10 12

1,269 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

697 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
46 or 12%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 880
or below

75% of them
had 1070
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Minot State University are 880-1070 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
299 or 76%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Minot State University are 18-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
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 1995 (69%)
Nonresident Alien 307 (11%)
Hispanic 221 (8%)
Two or more races 149 (5%)
Black or African American 111 (4%)
Asian 43 (1%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 25 (0.9%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 12 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 12 (0.4%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$4,849
Students receiving aid
93%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $6,691$8,731
Tuition in-state $6,691$8,731
Tuition out-of-state $6,691$8,731
Fee in-district $1,205$1,205
Fee in-state $1,205$1,205
Fee out-of-state $1,205$1,205

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 668
Combined charge for room and board $6,984
Room charge $2,991
Meal charge $3,993

Minot State University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's
Business Administration and Management, General 51 15
Social Work 60
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 54
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 41
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 13 28
Elementary Education and Teaching 37
Management Information Systems, General 10 23
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 16 12
General Studies 26
Special Education and Teaching, General 7 12
Education, General 17
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 16
Psychology, General 15
Accounting 12
Finance, General 11
Computer and Information Sciences, General 10
Music Teacher Education 8 1
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 9
Substance Abuse & Addiction Counseling 9
Art & Art Studies, General 8
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer 8
History, General 7
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 7
Communication, General 7
Special Education and Teaching, Other 2 4
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 6
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 6
Athletic Training & Trainer 5
Geology & Earth Science, General 4
International Business & Trade & Commerce 3
Chemistry, General 3
Mathematics Teacher Education 3
Sociology, General 3
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 2
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation 2
Business and Innovation & Entrepreneurship Teacher Education 2
Mathematics, General 2
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other 2
Art Teacher Education 2
Social Science Teacher Education 1
History Teacher Education 1
Music, General 1
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education 1
Fine and Studio Arts Management 1
English Language and Literature, General 1
Chemistry Teacher Education 1
Management Information Systems and Services, Other 1
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist 1
Grand Total 2 499 109
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 55% 47% 59%
  • Full-time retention rate - 71%
  • Part-time retention rate - 33%

Publications & Citations

Publications
340
Citations
7,552

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
108 / 2,259
Psychology
96 / 2,866
Medicine
62 / 1,029
Business
61 / 1,939
Biology
59 / 1,079
Social Psychology
39 / 1,612
Computer Science
36 / 604
Child Psychology
34 / 1,256
Marketing
31 / 1,382
Environmental Science
28 / 322
Sociology
23 / 383
Political Science
22 / 134
Hospitality and Hotel Management
20 / 763
Engineering
18 / 457
Chemistry
16 / 123
Communications and Public Relations
15 / 524
Mathematics
15 / 305
Sexology
15 / 770
Zoology
14 / 125
Economics
14 / 407
Criminology and Criminal Justice
14 / 529
Demography
13 / 682
Health Science
13 / 144
Physics
12 / 85
Botany
11 / 143
Anatomy and Physiology
11 / 209
Ecology
10 / 110
Math Teachers
9 / 181
Art & Design
9 / 50
Advertising
8 / 361
History
7 / 7
Genetics
7 / 109
Evolutionary Biology
7 / 21
Paleontology
7 / 104
Clinical Psychology
7 / 40
Development Studies
7 / 376
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology
7 / 24
Management Information Systems
6 / 159
Materials Science
6 / 7
Geography and Cartography
6 / 8

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 6 41
1992 5 91
1993 7 39
1994 7 41
1995 8 185
1996 10 59
1997 12 72
1998 15 83
1999 6 86
2000 7 101
2001 11 108
2002 8 141
2003 8 196
2004 11 228
2005 12 190
2006 10 265
2007 14 291
2008 9 304
2009 10 425
2010 10 382
2011 18 493
2012 16 485
2013 16 658
2014 11 685
2015 28 668
2016 14 521
2017 20 617
2018 16 528
2019 20 567
2020 12 761
2021 16 665

Notable alumni

  1. Josh Duhamel

    Josh Duhamel
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorvoice actormodel
    Biography

    Joshua David Duhamel is an American actor and former fashion model. After various modeling work, he made his acting debut as Leo du Pres on the ABC daytime soap opera All My Children and later starred as Danny McCoy on NBC's Las Vegas.

  2. David C. Jones

    David C. Jones
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1921-2013 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    David Charles Jones was a United States Air Force general and the ninth chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. In this capacity, Jones served as the highest-ranking uniformed officer of the United States Armed Forces. He previously served as the ninth Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force and fifteenth commander of the United States Air Forces in Europe.

  3. Gary Cederstrom

    Gary Cederstrom
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    baseball umpire
    Biography

    Gary L. Cederstrom is an American retired Major League Baseball umpire who worked in the American League from 1989 to 1999 and throughout both major leagues from 2000 to 2019. He wore number 38 throughout his career and was promoted to crew chief for the 2008 season.

  4. Mary Manross

    Mary Manross
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Mary Manross is an American politician who served as mayor of Scottsdale, Arizona. First elected in June 2000, she served two terms and lost her campaign for a third term as mayor in the November 2008 runoff mayoral election to her opponent, former Certified Public Accountant and businessman and former city councilman Jim Lane.

  5. Brynhild Haugland

    Brynhild Haugland
    Years
    1905-1998 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    politicianteacher
    Biography

    Brynhild Haugland was an American Republican politician, who was well known for being one of the first female legislators in the North Dakota Legislative Assembly, as well as for being the longest serving state legislator in the history of the United States because of her continuous 52-year tenure in the North Dakota House of Representatives.

  6. Sean Ortiz

    Sean Ortiz
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    Canadian football player
    Biography

    Sean Ortiz is a former professional Canadian football defensive lineman who played in the Canadian Football League. He originally signed with the Toronto Argonauts as an undrafted free agent in 2010. In his current tenure with the BC Lions, he signed with the team on March 9, 2012. He was released by the Lions on June 24, 2012. He played CIS football for the UBC Thunderbirds and college football for the Minot State Beavers.

General info

Alternative names MSU
Founded 1913
Colors red, green
Academic Calendar August to May. Also Summer Session
Total FTE staff 408
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 500 University Ave W
Minot, North Dakota, 58707
United States
City population 48,000
Phone 7018583000
Fax +1 (701) 858 3279

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