Saint Cloud State University: Ranking & Review

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Saint Cloud State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate86%84%87%
Applicants6,3872,8483,539
Admissions5,4792,3953,084
Enrolled undergraduates1,509695814
Enrolled total (including graduate students)14,9756,8598,116

4,085 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

746 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores24
Percent of students submitting SAT scores2%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
532
Math
540

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,355
Percent of students submitting ACT scores90%
ACT Composite
21
ACT English
19
ACT Math
21

Admission requirements

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

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
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

Saint Cloud State University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$20,686$28,920
Off-campus$20,686$28,920
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $8,558 and other expenses per full academic year.

Saint Cloud State University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,363 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$7,094$15,328
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,134$1,134
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$241$521
Tuition for Full-time graduates$7,668$11,650
Fees for full-time graduates$916$916
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$383$582

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services5745847562
Education320512417349
Health Professions and Related Programs18566251
Psychology15353206
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs16510175
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities145145
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services9348141
Biological and Biomedical Sciences12516141
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies111126138
Engineering8629115
Public Administration and Social Service Professions16837106
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields23564101
Social Sciences801999
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service811091
Visual and Performing Arts5959
English Language and Literature & Letters381452
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies30333
Physical Sciences28230
Natural Resources and Conservation2323
History12618
Mathematics and Statistics1414
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1313
Philosophy and Religious Studies66
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences55
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies22
Transportation and Materials Moving
Grand Total2092,070579172,875

A total of 2,279 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Saint Cloud State University.

At the master's and doctor's level 596 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate44%41%48%
  • Full-time retention rate - 67%
  • Part-time retention rate - 67%

General info

Alternative namesSt. Cloud State
SCSU
St. Cloud State University
Founded1869
MottoA Tradition of Excellence and Opportunity
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorscardinal red, black
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,116
Instructional FTE494
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.stcloudstate.edu
Address720 Fourth Ave. South
Saint Cloud, Minnesota, 56301-4498
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population67,000
Phone3203080121

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