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Minnesota State University Mankato - ACT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Minnesota State University Mankato Description:

Minnesota State University in Mankato has a 303-acre campus perched over the Minnesota River Valley. The school's hometown of Mankato sits about 85 miles southwest of the Minneapolis / St. Paul region. Undergraduates can choose from over 150 programs, and professional fields such as business and nursing are extremely popular. The university has a 23 to 1 student / faculty ratio. On the athletic front, most Minnesota State Mankato Maverick teams compete in the NCAA Division II Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. The men's and women's hockey teams compete in the Division I Western Collegiate Hockey Association.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 15,441 (13,504 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 49% Male / 51% Female
  • 85% Full-time

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Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $7,531 (in-state); $15,010 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $900 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $7,368
  • Other Expenses: $2,052
  • Total Cost: $17,851 (in-state); $25,330 (out-of-state)

Minnesota State University Mankato Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 86%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 55%
    • Loans: 72%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $4,270
    • Loans: $7,561

Most Popular Majors:

Biology, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, Finance, Marketing, Nursing, Physical Education, Psychology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 70%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 33%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 22%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 52%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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Minnesota State University Mankato Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.mnsu.edu/president/vision.html

"Minnesota State University, Mankato promotes learning through effective undergraduate and graduate teaching, scholarship, and research in service to the state, the region and the global community."

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