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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 minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

228, WIECKING CENTER, MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, MANKATO
MANKATO, MN 56001
About Minnesota State Mankato...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference
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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 Mankato 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
67%
SAT Range
886-1106
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$20
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No

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Cost

Net Price
$15,201 / 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
$3,778 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
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. 79 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 79 responses

Majors

Agribusiness and Food Innovation Program

The AgriBusiness & Food Innovation Program opens doors to careers in one of the nation’s largest industries. The program and minor develops students’ innovation skills within the agriculture and food industries and the business creation process knowledge.

Online

Online Programs Offered
6
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
2
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
4
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    42%
  • On Campus
    53%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
10,526 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,412
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 51 responses
  • Everyone is very nice
    39%
  • A recent high school graduate
    16%
  • Everyone is so different
    14%
  • Lots of diversity and students keep to themselves
    8%
  • Outgoing
    8%
  • Quiet
    8%
  • Caring
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
57%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 96 responses
Poll
61%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 108 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 64 responses
  • Efficient
    33%
  • AMAZING
    20%
  • Center for Success
    19%
  • Decent
    19%
  • 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
51%
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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