Saint Cloud State University: Review & Facts

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Saint Cloud State University is a large four-year, public school with 16,100 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1869 and is one of the 4 colleges and schools located in Saint Cloud, Minnesota.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
138
Good
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are available at Saint Cloud State University.

Saint Cloud State University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 138 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Management, General Studies, Psychology, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
72%
Fair
It is important 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 good sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Saint Cloud State University student retention rate is fair at 72% (close to Minnesota average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
23 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Saint Cloud State University is below average: 50%. About 35% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

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

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,800
High
Average tuition cost is slightly high - about $14,800 per year. The additional fees at Saint Cloud State University beyond tuition are approximately $1,000; this comes to $15,800 a year.

Read the details about Saint Cloud State University 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
86%
Easy
According to recent data, 6,110 applications were submitted and 5,267 were accepted; so it is easy to get accepted at this school.

This college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Saint Cloud State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,900
Medium
Saint Cloud State University offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Saint Cloud State University, 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.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
Saint Cloud State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 3,400 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low -- nearly $4,900 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Saint Cloud State University. 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.

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

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

Saint Cloud State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Saint Cloud State University, 720 Fourth Ave. South, Saint Cloud, Minnesota 56301-4498, USA
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