Minnesota State University, Mankato (2024)

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Overall Niche Grade

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  2. Value

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  4. Campus

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  5. Athletics

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  6. Party Scene

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  7. Professors

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  8. Location

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  9. Dorms

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  10. Campus Food

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  11. Student Life

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  12. Safety

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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 71%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Psychology. Graduating 53% of students, Minnesota State Mankato alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $37,200.

About

228 WIECKING CENTER
MANKATO, MN 56001
Branch of
Minnesota State Colleges

About Minnesota State Mankato...

  • Public College
  • SAT/ACT Optional
  • Some Online Degrees

Athletic Division

NCAA Division II (with football)

Athletic Conference

Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference

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  • Minnesota
  • Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato Rankings

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MNSU Admissions

Acceptance Rate

71%

Application Deadline

Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

SAT Range

No data available

ACT Range

18-23

Application Fee

$20

SAT/ACT

Considered but not required

High School GPA

Required

Early Decision/Early Action

No

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Will You Get Into MNSU?

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Cost

Net Price

$16,809/ 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

$6,961/ year

National

$7,535

Students Receiving Financial Aid

90%

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Academics

Professors

gradeB 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.79 responses

63%

of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.96 responses

57%

of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.96 responses

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Majors

Most Popular Majors

  • Nursing

    327 Graduates

  • Business

    148 Graduates

  • Psychology

    126 Graduates

  • Marketing

    117 Graduates

  • Finance

    104 Graduates

  • Communications

    100 Graduates

  • Biology

    99 Graduates

  • Elementary Education

    97 Graduates

  • Accounting

    94 Graduates

  • Information Technology

    89 Graduates

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Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online

Total number of complete undergraduate programs offered online or through distance learning.

10

Offers Online Courses

College offers distance education courses.

Yes

Online Certificate Programs

Total number of certificate degree programs offered online or through distance education.

5

Online Associates Programs

Total number of associate degree programs offered online or through distance education.

Online Bachelor's Programs

Total number of bachelor's degree programs offered online or through distance education.

5

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How Students Learn

Based on class setting of student enrollment.

  • Mix of Online and on Campus

    45%

  • On Campus

    47%

  • Online

    8%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment

9,943Undergrads

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

68 responses

  • Everyone is very nice

    40%

  • Everyone is so different

    18%

  • A recent high school graduate

    12%

  • Lots of diversity and students keep to themselves

    10%

  • Outgoing

    7%

  • Quiet

    7%

  • Caring

    1%

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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.113 responses

Poll

59%

of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.125 responses

Poll

What one word or phrase best describes your school?

Based on

81 responses

  • Efficient

    30%

  • Center for Success

    20%

  • AMAZING

    19%

  • Decent

    16%

  • Home away from home

    5%

  • Underrated

    5%

  • Fast-paced

    2%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$44,900/ year

National

$33,028

Graduation Rate

53%

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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