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Minnesota State University, Mankato
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  • 4 Year
  • MANKATO, MN

Report Card

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

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Minnesota State Mankato is an above-average public university located in Mankato, Minnesota. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 9,943 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Minnesota State Mankato acceptance rate is 69%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Psychology. Graduating 52% of students, Minnesota State Mankato alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $37,200.

About

228 WIECKING CENTER
MANKATO, MN 56001
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference

Minnesota State University, Mankato Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

MNSU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
69%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
886-1106
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$20
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$15,832 / 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
$5,502 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
85%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 77 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 94 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 94 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
9
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
5
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
4
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    45%
  • On Campus
    47%
  • Online
    8%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
9,943 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,605
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
23%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 66 responses
  • Everyone is very nice
    41%
  • Everyone is so different
    15%
  • A recent high school graduate
    12%
  • Lots of diversity and students keep to themselves
    11%
  • Outgoing
    8%
  • Quiet
    8%
  • Caring
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
54%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 111 responses
Poll
59%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 123 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 79 responses
  • Efficient
    29%
  • AMAZING
    19%
  • Center for Success
    19%
  • Decent
    16%
  • Home away from home
    5%
  • Underrated
    5%
  • Fast-paced
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
52%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
82%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 56 responses

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