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St. Cloud State University
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  • 4 Year
  • SAINT CLOUD, MN

Report Card

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

About

720 FOURTH AVE SOUTH
SAINT CLOUD, MN 56301
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference
From St. Cloud State University

At St. Cloud State University, we’ve redefined what it means to be a state university and have made bold and innovative changes to how we serve our students, resulting in a richer, rewarding and more holistic learning experience from day one. We provide individualized support combined with a world-class education that equips graduates with the tools and skills needed to succeed in today’s ever-changing world.

Join our inclusive and vibrant campus community where you’ll have the opportunity to learn from, and conduct research alongside professors who are also renowned researchers in their fields. With more than 200 undergraduate programs of study and more than 60 graduate programs, holding nearly every available national accreditation, you can design an educational experience like none other — and one that is centered around you. Engage in our campus traditions and activities that form the bonds that bring us together as a strong Husky community.

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St. Cloud State University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
94%
SAT Range
1000-1250
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No

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Cost

Net Price
$13,615 / 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
$6,233 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
90%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
71%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 76 responses
58%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 96 responses
66%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 96 responses

Majors

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Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
13
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
8
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    39%
  • On Campus
    49%
  • Online
    12%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,595 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,969
Undergrads Over 25
14%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 67 responses
  • There is potential.
    31%
  • Busy
    21%
  • Self- Motivated
    21%
  • Driven
    15%
  • Hard working
    4%
  • Conservative
    3%
  • Outgoing
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
52%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 98 responses
Poll
56%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 121 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 71 responses
  • Think. Do. Make a difference
    37%
  • Diverse
    25%
  • Average
    17%
  • Unique
    7%
  • Underrated
    4%
  • Disorganized
    1%
  • enlightening
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
47%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 52 responses

St. Cloud State University Reviews

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