Minnesota State University, Mankato

Fast Facts

  • School Size

    Medium

  • Tuition

    $1,000—$5,000 Semester

  • Affiliation

    Public

  • Type of School

    University

  • Student Body Gender

    Co-ed

  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation

  • Scholarships for International Students

    Yes

  • Conditional Admission Available

    Yes

  • Top Programs

    Aviation, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology

  • Setting

    Small/College town

  • Accreditation and Certification

    HLC, AACSB, ABET

  • Type of Housing

    Residence Hall, Apartment

  • Test Scores

    IELTS: Band 5.5+, TOEFL: 61+, ELS: Level 112

  • Social Media

GLOBAL IDEAS

Minnesota State University, Mankato welcomes international students!

Discover a campus and community that supports international students with the resources to be successful. A school that's just the right size with all the benefits and resources of a large university. Receive personal attention on a campus you can truly get to know. 

Minnesota State University, Mankato proudly hosts more than 1,300 international students from more than 95 nations. This diverse and multi-cultural atmosphere fosters the global ideas and real-world solutions that make Minnesota State University, Mankato such an extraordinary place to study, learn and live.

CAMPUS & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Minnesota State University, Mankato's modern 303-acre campus overlooks the beautiful Minnesota River Valley and the busy streets of Mankato, a fast-growing community of 53,000. The campus is just 85 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul - home to Mall of America. 

International students are integral and important to Minnesota State University, Mankato, which hosts a number of ethnic and cultural celebrations throughout the year. These events are shared with the residents of Mankato who for years have enjoyed a warm and welcoming relationship with international students. Through events such as the Friendship Family Program and the annual International Festival, Minnesota State Mankato's international students soon feel part of a larger community.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

The competitive advantage of a college education at Minnesota State University, Mankato. 

When making decisions about college, it's important to consider the long-term value of your personal and financial commitment. An education at Minnesota State University, Mankato is an excellent and affordable investment - one that will pay you back over your entire lifetime. 

CULTURAL CONTRIBUTION SCHOLARSHIP

Minnesota State Mankato values the cultural contribution of international students to our campus and communities.  All new undergraduate students are automatically awarded the Cultural Contribution Scholarship, which allows them a savings of more than $7,000 per academic year in tuition. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Hear from a current student why they choose Minnesota State Mankato.

CHAT WITH A CURRENT STUDENT

Want to hear more from a current student? Maverick Global Ambassadors aim to create inclusive and welcoming environment for current and new international students through peer-support, guidance, resources and providing advice during the academic year, and prior to the arrival of prospective students. You can always reach out to one of our dedicated ambassadors by visiting the Kearney Center's New Student page

PROGRAMS

More than 130 undergraduate majors and more than 85 graduate degree programs available, including five doctoral programs. 

ESL PATHWAY PROGRAM

Students in the Intensive English Program receive conditional admission as a pathway to regular admission with the opportunity to develop their English, academic, social, and intercultural communication skills in a variety of courses from beginning to advanced levels.

OUTCOME STATS

According to a survey of recent graduates, 93% of respondents are employed, 87% are working in a field related to their degree and 15% are enrolled in graduate school. 

VIRTUAL VISITS

Our website features a virtual campus tour so you can visit campus without leaving home!

HOUSING

Students can choose from a variety of housing options both on campus in the residence halls or off campus

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You can find additional resources and answers to your questions on the university website. A complete list of campus services are available here.

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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Kearney Center for International Student Services
250 Centennial Student Union
Mankato MN 56001
P: +1-507-389-1281
English Programs
  • American Conversational English
  • Bridge Programs
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • English Language (ESL)
  • Intensive English
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • TESOL and Teacher Training
Masters
  • Accounting
  • Acting & Performing Arts
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Statistics
  • Art
  • Automotive Technology
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Communication
  • Communication Disorders
  • Education
  • Electrical Engineering
  • English
  • Environmental Studies and Sustainability
  • Exercise Science
  • Geographic Information Science
  • Geography
  • Health and Wellness
  • History
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics
  • MBA
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management
  • Teaching English Language
  • Theatre
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Women's and Gender Studies
Bachelor Degree
  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Art History
  • Automotive Technology
  • Aviation
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Laboratory Sciences
  • Communication
  • Communication Disorders
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice
  • Earth Science
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Electrical Engineering
  • English
  • English Literature
  • Exercise Science
  • Film Studies
  • Finance
  • Food Science
  • Foreign Language Teaching
  • Geographic Information Science
  • Geography
  • Geological Sciences
  • Graphics/Multimedia & Web Design
  • Health and Wellness
  • History
  • Humanities-Prelaw
  • Information Technology
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • International Business
  • International Relations
  • Law
  • Liberal Arts
  • Marketing
  • Mass Communications
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical/Dental
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Social Science
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education
  • Special Needs/Learning Disabilities
  • Sports Management
  • Statistics
  • Theatre
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Women's and Gender Studies
2yr/Community College
  • Liberal Arts