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Minot State University
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  • 4 Year
  • MINOT, ND

Report Card

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

About

500 UNIVERSITY AVE W
MINOT, ND 58707
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference
From Minot State University

At Minot State, you’ll find a place that empowers you to be yourself. We believe life isn’t just about handing in assignments and taking tests. It’s about being part of a community that values inclusivity and fosters leadership. This is a place where we know you by name and help you every step of the way.

In our classrooms, we have the resources to help you be successful. With our 11:1 student-to-professor ratio, you'll be immersed in learning environments that promote meaningful discussion and engagement. We offer over 100 different areas of study to ensure you earn the degree for the career you desire.

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Minot State University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
88%
SAT Range
990-1200
ACT Range
17-23
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No

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Cost

Net Price
$12,935 / 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
$4,523 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 25 responses
81%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 31 responses
68%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 31 responses

Majors

Cybersecurity and Operations

academic spotlight

Earn a degree in Cybersecurity and Operations and you'll enter one of the highest-paying and most in-demand careers in the United States. Our program is one of only three 4-year programs in a four-state area to achieve the designation of Center of Academic Excellence from the US Department of Defense.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    44%
  • On Campus
    40%
  • Online
    16%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,768 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
762
Undergrads Over 25
23%
Pell Grant
24%
Varsity Athletes
21%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Professional
    50%
  • Athletic
    28%
  • Outgoing
    11%
  • Nerdy
    6%
  • Stressed
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
53%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 36 responses
Poll
55%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 44 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Friendly
    50%
  • Opportunities
    27%
  • Home away from home
    12%
  • Terrible
    8%
  • Not competitive
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
46%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
89%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 18 responses

Minot State University Reviews

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