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COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

How are we serving students during Covid-19? Test-Optional through Fall 2022. Accommodating pass/fail grade systems. Course placement for new students. We are looking forward to welcoming you back for a mixture of face-to-face and online instruction, as well as a new model that we are calling FlexSync. FlexSync course delivery allows students to attend the same class in-person or remotely via Zoom Learn More

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade A
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

228 Wiecking Center
Mankato, MN 56001
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference
From Minnesota State University, Mankato

Your big ideas can become reality at Minnesota State University, Mankato, where you will find comprehensive support services, a wide variety of majors to explore and opportunities to excel in and out of the classroom.

Minnesota State University, Mankato is the second largest University in the state, total student enrollment exceeds 15,000, with over 123,000 living alumni worldwide. The university comprises six colleges – as well as a graduate college. Minnesota State offers 130 undergraduate programs of study, 75 graduate programs and 4 doctoral programs.

Minnesota State Mankato hosts the only nationally, regionally, and state accredited aviation program in Minnesota. Campus facilities include a new Clinical Sciences Building to accommodate a growing cohort of students in the College of Allied Health & Nursing.

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Minnesota State University, Mankato Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
63%
SAT Range
886-1106
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$20
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$14,464 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$5,537 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
88%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
22:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 66 responses
58%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 77 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 77 responses

Majors

Aviation

Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Aviation program leads the industry in providing future flight professionals top-quality instruction in the fields of professional and aviation management. As the only four-year, accredited program in the state, we bring out the best in our future flyers and aviation professionals.

Online

Online Programs Offered
7
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
2
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • All
    5%
  • None
    56%
  • Some
    38%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
10,413 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,077
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
27%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 49 responses
  • Everyone is very nice
    39%
  • A recent high school graduate
    16%
  • Everyone is so different
    14%
  • Outgoing
    8%
  • Quiet
    8%
  • Lots of diversity and students keep to themselves
    6%
  • Caring
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
56%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 94 responses
Poll
61%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 106 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 62 responses
  • Efficient
    34%
  • AMAZING
    21%
  • Decent
    19%
  • Center for Success
    18%
  • Lowkey
    3%
  • Clean
    2%
  • Fast-paced
    2%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
50%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
81%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 53 responses

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