Minnesota State University – Mankato

South Rd and Ellis Ave, Mankato, MN 56001

About Minnesota State University – Mankato

Minnesota State University – Mankato is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. More than half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25-49% of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in at least one professional field. Master’s degrees are also awarded in the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate13,036
Student Age% Under 2580%
 % 25 and Over20%
 % Age Unknown1%
Attendance Type% Full-time81%
 % Part-time19%
Race/Ethnicity% White83.7%
 % Black4.2%
 % Asian2.6%
 % Latino1.4%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Race Unknown3.7%
 % International student4%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyArts Management
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted88%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled45%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT97%
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite20 / 3624 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$20
 Graduate Application Fee$40
 In-State Tuition & Fees$6,725
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$13,478
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid83%
 % Undergraduates with Loans71%
 % Undergraduates with Grants44%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$860
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,709
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$5,908
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,000
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,500
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,500

Neighborhood Data for the Mankato Area

Median Age25.8
Median Household Income$40,560
Total Population38,725
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.5% 50.5%
 Age 0-953.7%46.3%
 Age 10-1742.9%57.1%
 Age 18-2450.4%49.6%
 Age 25-2958.3%41.7%
 Age 30-3951.6%48.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White90.1%
 % Black3.9%
 % Asian2.9%
 % Latino2.3%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.4%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,709
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$5,908
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$627
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50050.9%34.4%7.5%
 $500 to $74925.2%54.8%0.0%
 $750 to $99923.9%5.2%29.5%
 Over $10000.0%5.7%10.9%
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