Minnesota State University Mankato: Review & Facts

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Minnesota State University Mankato is a large four-year, public school with 15,315 students enrolled. This college was established in 1867 and is one of the 2 colleges located in Mankato, Minnesota.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
149
Good
At Minnesota State University Mankato you can earn your several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Minnesota State University Mankato follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 149 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Psychology, General Studies, Management, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
74%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Minnesota State University Mankato is fair at 74% (close to Minnesota average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
23 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Minnesota State University Mankato is below average: 52%. Approximately 34% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Minnesota State University Mankato is reasonable - 23:1. Find out more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,700
High
Average tuition cost is slightly high - around $14,700 a year. The additional fees at Minnesota State University Mankato not covered by tuition are about $1,000; this makes it a total of $15,700 annually.

Read the details about Minnesota State University Mankato additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
67%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 10,134 applications were submitted and 6,752 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Minnesota State University Mankato in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
Minnesota State University Mankato provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Minnesota State University Mankato, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Minnesota State University Mankato provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 2,800 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option.

Army ROTC programs are available at Minnesota State University Mankato. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Minnesota State University Mankato appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Minnesota State University Mankato Location and Maps



Post Address: Minnesota State University Mankato, South Rd and Ellis Ave, Mankato, Minnesota 56001, USA
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