Mayville State University

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School Overview

Founded in 1889, Mayville State University is a 4-year collegiate institution in Mayville, North Dakota, and is part of the North Dakota University System. The school now offers both on-campus and online courses and programs.

Mayville State University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (701) 788-2301
Type of School: 4-year, Public
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Address: 330 Third Street NE, Mayville, ND 58257-1299
Setting: Rural: Remote
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,212
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 34%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 447 (37% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $7,049
Out-of-state Tuition: $9,946
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 94%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,940

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Mayville State University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Mayville State University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 12
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Education 1131
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 3
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 1
Grand total 12291

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Mayville State University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $7,049
Out-of-state $9,946
Books and supplies $1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $6,048
Out-of-state $6,048

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 125 94%
Grant or scholarship aid 113 85% $4,940
Student loan aid 78 59% $6,827

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 595 52% $4,665
Federal student loans 519 45% $6,644

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Mayville State University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Mayville State University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 385 180 205
Percent admitted 100% 72% 68%
Percent admitted who enrolled 29% 26% 31%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Mayville State University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 1,212
Undergraduate enrollment 1,187
Graduate enrollment 25

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Mayville State University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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