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Minnesota State University - Mankato Overview

Minnesota State University - Mankato is a public institution located in Mankato, Minnesota. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Minnesota State University - Mankato Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$24,696 Avg Cost After Aid
69% Acceptance Rate
  • The 1% student loan default rate at Minnesota State Mankato is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Minnesota State Mankato.
  • In <nil>, 67% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from Minnesota State Mankato with a bachelor's degree make about $55,008 a year. That's 35% more than those who graduate from other schools.

Where Is Minnesota State University - Mankato?


Contact details for Minnesota State Mankato are given below.

Contact Details
Address: South Rd And Ellis Ave, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-1866

How Do I Get Into Minnesota State Mankato?

You can apply to Minnesota State Mankato online at:

Admission Requirements for Minnesota State Mankato

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Required
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Minnesota State Mankato?

69% Acceptance Rate
58% Of Accepted Are Women
0% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 69%, Minnesota State Mankato does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 42% of accepted students are men and 58% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 69%, and the acceptance rate for women is 70%.

Average Test Scores

About 0% of students accepted to Minnesota State Mankato submitted their SAT scores.Minnesota State Mankato received ACT scores from 54% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 18 and 25. Math scores were between 17 and 23. Composite scores were between 19 and 25.

ACT English Scores for Minnesota State University - Mankato  ( 18 to 25 )
ACT Math Scores for Minnesota State University - Mankato  ( 17 to 23 )
ACT Composite Scores for Minnesota State University - Mankato  ( 19 to 25 )

Can I Afford Minnesota State University - Mankato?

$24,696 Net Price
60% Take Out Loans
1.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Minnesota State Mankato is $24,696. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Minnesota State Mankato, approximately 60% of students took out student loans averaging $9,314 a year. That adds up to $37,256 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Minnesota State Mankato is 1.2%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Minnesota State University - Mankato Undergraduate Student Diversity

10,035 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 12,620 undergraduate students at Minnesota State Mankato, with 10,035 being full-time and 2,585 being part-time.


There are also 1,956 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 10,035 full-time undergraduates at Minnesota State Mankato, 47% are male and 53% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Minnesota State University - Mankato students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 348
Black or African American 558
Hispanic or Latino 484
White 7,231
International Students 968
Other Races/Ethnicities 446

Geographic Diversity

Minnesota students aren't the only ones who study at Minnesota State University - Mankato. At this time, 30 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 98 countries are represented at Minnesota State Mankato. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nepal, India, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at Minnesota State University - Mankato

1,725 Took All Classes Online
7,670 Took At Least One Class Online
2.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 15 bachelor’s degree and 57 master’s degree programs available online at Minnesota State Mankato. In 2020-2021, 7,670 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Minnesota State Mankato has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 8th most popular in Minnesota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of Minnesota State Mankato

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Minnesota State University - Mankato was 2.8%. This is the #1,609 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Minnesota State Mankato regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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