Minnesota State University-Mankato (msu)

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Minnesota State University-Mankato can be found in Mankato, MN, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 17,000 students enrolled each year at Minnesota State University-Mankato.

A large majority of students at Minnesota State University-Mankato scored between 20 (25th percentile) - 24 (75th percentile) on the ACT exam. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the msu average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.06 - 3.25. Roughly 70 percent of all applicant were accepted at Minnesota State University-Mankato, and from those that were granted acceptance nearly 38 percent continued on to attend. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the msu acceptance rate in 2015 is going to be around 74%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at mnsu.edu.

Overall msu Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

65.5%

The overall acceptance rate for Minnesota State University-Mankato was reported as 65.5% in Fall 2013 with over 9,940 applications submitted to msu. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • msu ACT Scores: 20 - 24
  • msu Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Minnesota State University-Mankato?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Minnesota State University-Mankato is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2016 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2016-2017 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for msu has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 88.6%
  • 2010-2011: 87.7%
  • 2011-2012: 88.5%
  • 2012-2013: 66.1%
  • 2013-2014: 65.5%
  • Projected msu Acceptance Rate 2016-2017: 73.9%

How Does msu Compare?

65.5%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Minnesota State University-Mankato is eighteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
St Catherine University60.9%
University of St. Thomas86.2%
Metropolitan State University100.0%
University of Wisconsin-River Falls86.6%
Southwest Minnesota State University65.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants9,93845.4%54.6%
Admitted6,51443.6%56.4%
Enrolled2,45644.7%55.3%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to msu (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English18 - 23
Math19 - 25
Composite Score20 - 24
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